The useful pomelo

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Pamela (Citrus grandis L.) - on krupnoplodnosti ranked amongst citrus second place after the citron.fetal length 15-18 cm, diameter 10-16 and sometimes 25 cm. Shape fruits varies from round to pear.Color of the skin of a greenish-yellow to bright yellow.Flesh greenish, yellowish, pink or reddish.Taste wine and kislosladky, devoid of bitterness. Pamela - main citrus crops in South, Southeast and East Asia.

Pamela is of different varieties.
Thongdi.It has a dark green rind and shape of the balloon.It has pink sweet flesh.
Khao phuang.Skin color - yellow-green.It has a shape reminiscent of a pear.The flesh is light yellow tint, sweet-sour.
Khao paen.Yellow-green rind.The form of flattened ball.The white flesh is sour.
Khao namphung, Khao horn - is similar to the Khao paen taste and color, but are pear-shaped.


Pamela - a valuable dietary and medicinal product.It has a lot of B vitamins, lots of vitamin C, as well as sugar, pectin, mineral salts (potassium lot), organic acids, provitamin A.

This marvelous fruit contains:

vitamins - C, B1, B2, B6,PP and A (β-carotene);
macronutrients - potassium fluoride, sodium, calcium, magnesium;
trace elements - iron, manganese, copper and zinc;
lipolitechesky enzyme;
essential oils.

Nutritional value:

0,004 g - fat;
0,76 g - proteins;
8,862 grams - carbohydrates 1 g
- fiber;
89,1 g - water

Unlike Pamela grapefruit does not contain a bitter glycoside naringin.Pamela has a tonic effect on the body, these fruits are useful high blood pressure, as well as for the prevention of atherosclerosis, and vitamin deficiency.Pamela Fruits are very well kept, in a cool place you can save them for a few months.

Pamela fruit pulp is very tasty and is devoid of bitterness, so they are eaten fresh, used to prepare fruit salads.At home, Pamela is widely used to make jams, liqueurs, juice.

How to choose?

How to choose when buying a good ripe fruit?

look.The rind should be shiny and glossy, rather than matte.
probe.The fruit must be firm and moderately soft to the touch.
sniffing.The strong aroma of indicates that pomelo is fully ripe.

way, pomelo is quite possible to buy "for the future."Brown fruit stored without refrigeration can be up to one month.A purified - in the cold - up to three days.

Salad "Express"

4 servings 200 g

Pamela, 200 grams of bananas, peaches 200 g, 100 g of cherries, 100 grams of kiwi fruit, 100 g of liquor.Fruit peel, cut into cubes, add the pitted cherries.Add liqueur and stir.

diet based on Pamela

diet Pamela - can become the dream of every woman.Besides the fact that it helps to burn fat, has a positive effect on the overall condition of the body, it is also a tasty and well satisfies hunger.
Diet is simple - eat all day, Pamela.The additive can be eaten for breakfast with cheese 50 grams of coffee.
Lunch boiled fish or rabbit, another lean meat with steamed vegetables.Tea.
At lunch we eat half of Pamela, and you can make two snack between breakfast and lunch, or lunch and dinner.Halves eat in one approach to the other half.
Dinner addition Pamela can eat half an egg, boiled cabbage, egg and tea with honey.
feel that the diet does not strain and promotes healthy sleep.

Contraindications to the use

It is worth remembering that even Pamela and healthy fruit, but it possesses and its contraindications for use.For example, you can not eat pomelo those who are allergic, because the fruit is a citrus fruit, which often provoke allergic reactions.Pomelo can also lead to the formation of kidney stones and frequent constipation.