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🐝 Supplier / Place Of Origin：Lyfegreen / Taiwan
🌱 Producer Introduction：
Lyfetribe builds a health and wellness platform, Lyfegreen was founded as a joint collaboration between Lyfetribe and Fushan Grange, taiwan’s leading social enterprise for organic agriculture and sustainable producers.
Today, Lyfegreen supports and works with a network of more than 100 carefully curated organic farms and sustainable producers across taiwan, showcasing an array of over 200 varieties of fruits and veggies throughout the year.
Our mission: fresh, high-quality and diversified are the core of our work. In addition, we don't want to only sell fruits and vegetables. We want to help you discover a new healthy food concept and contribute to a more sustainable world.
There are also airline shipping every week to hong kong and ship directly after arriving at hong kong, so the fruits and vegetables are 100%fresh.
🌱 Supplier Products：
🛍 Product Information (Main) (English)：
Binomial Name：Citrus maxima
Chinese Name：文旦柚 | 麻豆文旦
Other Names：Wendan Pomelo from Madou
🌕 During the Mid-Autumn Festival, it is suitable for both self-use and gift-giving during the festival.
Product Description：Madou Wendan is a cultivated variety of pomelo in the subtropical citrus. It was introduced to Taiwan from Zhangzhou, Fujian in the 40th year of Kangxi in the Qing Dynasty (AD 1701). It was not planted in Madou Town in the early days, but in Chiayi, Yilan and other areas. In the 53rd year of Qianlong (1788) in the Qing Dynasty, it was cultivated in Andingli where it lived, and the Wendan fruit with a special sweet taste was obtained. Around the end of Daoguang (1850), Madouqian, after 5 or 6 years of careful management, the cultivated fruit It was better than the original ones of the Huang family. Later, Guo Yao’s son Guo Jiu (1855-1925) continued to manage them. The ones grown in front of the residential courtyard were especially top-grade. They were propagated using high-pressure urn soil, and quickly spread to the whole town to become a famous Madou product. Because the pomelo grown in Madou Town has softer and juicier pulp than the original producer, it has a special flavor. After agreement by local people, it was named "Madou Wendan", and it has been used as the variety name since then.
It is generally harvested before the Mid-Autumn Festival and used as a gift for worshiping the moon and presenting to relatives and friends.
Grapefruit has the effects of relieving cough, relieving phlegm, and resisting germs. Cooking pomelo peel with tangerine peel or ginger juice and honey can treat colds and coughs in pregnant women.
The fruit can be eaten raw, and the pulp is used as an ingredient in aemono in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand.
Pomelo is rich in protein, vitamin B1, B2, C, P, dietary fiber, calcium, phosphorus, iron, citric acid and other nutrients, and the content of vitamin C is quite high. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), every 100 grams of pomelo contains 61 mg of vitamin C, which is 1.5 times that of lemons and 7 times that of apples! The rich vitamin C can help anti-oxidation, enhance immunity, reduce blood cholesterol levels, and promote the absorption of calcium and iron. In addition, vitamin P, which cannot be synthesized by the human body and needs to be ingested from the diet, also exists in large quantities in pomelo; it can help increase the absorption rate of vitamin C, promote wound healing, reduce hardening of blood vessels, and achieve the effect of beautifying and beautifying.
The reason why eating grapefruit can help digestion is because grapefruit is rich in water, dietary fiber and citric acid, which can help break down glucose in food, promote digestion, and help smooth bowel movements. In addition, people who are usually used to heavy tastes and too salty food should eat some grapefruit after meals. The potassium rich in it can help excrete excess sodium in the body, reduce water retention in the body, help eliminate edema, and prevent high blood pressure. Cardiovascular diseases such as blood pressure and stroke.
It is also used as a raw material for processed foods. Famous products include candied fruit peel and pulp (yuzu sauce, yuzu sauce), jam, potanse, etc. Toothpick honeydew, a popular dessert in Hong Kong in recent years, is made with mango and pomelo.
The peel contains a large amount of flavonoids such as naringin, limonene, and β-myrcene. Especially the peel of Huazhou pomelo is called Maozihong. After peeling off the inner skin and drying it in the sun, it is used as a throat reliever such as cough medicine, and a medicine for improving anorexia.
Not all pomelo, only grapefruit (strictly speaking, grapefruit is not a species of pomelo, but a natural hybrid of pomelo and orange ) can cause adverse reactions when taken together with some drugs.
Grapefruit will enhance or counteract the effects of many common drugs (such as cardiovascular drugs, blood lipid-lowering drugs, anti-rejection drugs for organ transplants, etc.), allowing the drug to accumulate in the body to increase the concentration and prolong the residence time, just like an overdose , Drugs change from beneficial to harmful, resulting in easy side effects, and even death in severe cases.
Variety：Taiwan's main grapefruit production areas include Hualien County, Tainan City, and Yunlin County. Among them, Madou in Tainan, Douliu in Yunlin, and Hegang in Hualien are the three well-known production areas.
Supply Season：The main collection period is from September to October of the following year, and Hong Kong is supplied throughout the year.
[Time to eat Wendan]
The freshly picked Wendan fruit has hard flesh and is left at room temperature for a period of time. When the skin shrinks and the color changes from green to yellow, it means that the "water removal" (commonly known as water elimination) process is completed. At this time, all the sweetness is concentrated in the soft fruit. The pulp has the best flavor!! It can be stored for about a month after being harvested in a ventilated place.
【Full use of Wendan】
The pulp is eaten raw or peeled and used as a cooking ingredient. If you can't finish eating, you can freeze the pulp and keep it fresh until the end of the year.
Cut off the white part of the peel, cut it into strips and dry it in the sun. After lighting it, it becomes a natural mosquito coil + incense
#Should Be / Avoided：
Pregnant women with kidney disease and high blood pressure should not eat grapefruit. If pregnant women do not eat grapefruit while taking medicine, it is particularly dangerous that eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice at this time will lead to arrhythmia while taking anti-allergic drugs. Grapefruits that are too bitter are not suitable for eating, because grapefruits are generally immature or broken grapefruits.
Pregnant women can eat a small amount of grapefruit
Properties (TCM): cold
Five Flavors in TCM: Sweet, Sour
Efficacy Strengthen the stomach and dissolve food, reduce qi and eliminate phlegm
Grapefruit contains vitamin C, P, B2, folic acid, calcium, iron, phosphorus, chromium, potassium and other rich vitamins and minerals, which can prevent the occurrence of anemia and promote the normal development of the fetus. At the same time, grapefruit can also enhance physical fitness and help the body absorb calcium and iron more easily. Eating more grapefruit can also help prevent the occurrence of intestinal cancer and gastric cancer. The vitamin content of grapefruit is higher than that of ordinary citrus fruits, and there is a kind of insulin in grapefruit, which can lower blood sugar, which is quite suitable for people with diabetes or gestational diabetes.
Grapefruit has the effects of relieving cough, relieving phlegm, and resisting germs. Cooking pomelo peel with tangerine peel or ginger juice and honey can treat colds and coughs in pregnant women. Grapefruit can also reduce internal heat and inhibit oral ulcers. However, Pregnant women can only eat a quarter of grapefruit a day, because eating too much can cause constipation.
Cooking Skills：Boil pomelo peel with tangerine peel or ginger juice and honey to treat cold and cough in pregnant women.
Notes：Pregnant women with kidney disease and high blood pressure should not eat grapefruit.
What is particularly dangerous is that while taking anti-allergic drugs, eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice at this time will cause arrhythmia.
Suggested Eating Method：
Cook with pomelo skin and cowardly or ginger juice, honey, can treat pregnant women with a cold and cough.
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🔅Precautions (English Version)：
🍎 Preserve fruits
1. Fruits especially with softer skin, if packaged, should be placed in the cold box in the original package;
2. Organic fruits are more prone to spoilage if they have water droplets. Put the fruits in a ventilated place to dry or wipe off the water vapor, then wrap the fruits in slightly damp newspaper and put them in a plastic bag before refrigerating. ;
3. Organic fruits do not use preservatives or special treatments. fruits are generally stored for three to five days in room temperature only, should be kept in fridge. Some fruits e.g. papaya will decompose enzymes, so they should be eaten as soon as possible.
🍏 How to wash fruits
1. Wash fruits before eating to keep them fresh;
2. It is not advisable to soak the fruits for too long, and they should be washed first and then cut to avoid the loss of vitamins;
3. Washing fruits with dilute salt water or Dish Drop can easily remove vegetable insects;
4. Cut fruits with a stainless steel knife to reduce vitamin loss;
5. Vegetable leaves contain a lot of nutrients, so you should avoid shredding, chopping or grinding the leaves;
6. Immediately eat after cutting, to avoid the loss of vitamins due to air oxidation.