The queen of tropical fruits, mangosteen

Excellent for skin care The queen of tropical fruits, mangosteen.


The queen of tropical fruits, mangosteen!
Mangosteen, which has white pulp in its thick skin, is one of the common fruits in Southeast Asia. There is a story that the Queen of England gave 100£ to the man who brought mangosteen. In addition, vitamins A, B, C, E and essential amino acids are rich in nutrients.
Today at Health & Life, we will learn about the effects of mangosteen and how to eat it.

What kind of fruit is it, mangosteen?

Mangosteen is a fruit that forms two major mountain ranges of tropical fruits with durians. It eats the white pulp inside the shell and tastes good because it has high sugar content.
Mangosteen is divided into pulp like oranges. The darker the skin, the better the scent, the better. The skin of mangosteen has a lot of tannin in it, so it is used as a dye to dye the color.
Mangosteen is grown by making seeds without artificially modifying them. It is difficult to raise, so it only grows in limited countries such as Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Taiwan.

the efficacy of mangosteen

1. Skin beauty

It’s easy to lose elasticity in the sweltering heat. Mangosteen is rich in vitamin C and niacin, which is effective for skin moisturization and elasticity. Also, there are many antioxidants including beta-carotene, which protects the skin from external factors.

2. Prevention of adult diseases

According to a study published in Nutrients, the International Journal of Nutrients, mangosteen is effective in improving obesity and diabetes.
Mangosteen is rich in antioxidants, which reduces levels of harmful free oxygen and inflammation in the body. Obesity cells break down and help you lose weight.
It also said that people who took mangosteen increased insulin sensitivity significantly compared to people who didn’t.

3. Metabolism

Niacin in large amounts in mangosteen not only keeps the skin hydrated but also produces neurotransmitters needed for metabolism.
Due to its high potassium content, it releases sodium and releases waste accumulated in the body out of the body, and the abundance of dietary fiber can relieve sleep.

How to eat mangosteen

1. Peel with knife

Wash the mangosteen clean and cut it horizontally using a fruit knife. Twisting from side to side makes the shell easier to separate.

2. Peel with bare hands

Turn the mangosteen upside down and press down on the protruding top. Cut the outer shell around the dent and separate the shell.

Make summer cooler, mangosteen juice recipe!

Ingredients: 4 mangosteens, 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon oligosaccharide, 200mL carbonated water, lemon juice, a little ice.

STEP 1 Trim the mangosteen pulp to remove the seeds.

STEP 2 Grind mangosteen pulp, sugar, oligosaccharide, and lemon juice in a blender.

Step 3 Put it in a cup and mix it well with sparkling water and ice.

Be careful!

There is a high possibility that pests from overseas will enter Korea through foreign fruits such as mangosteen. Therefore, the quarantine headquarters strictly regulates the importation of foreign fruits.
Please keep this to protect the natural and agricultural environment in Korea. You can be fined up to 1 million won for sneaking in fruits.

Keep that in mind!

Mangosteen is high in sugar content of 12.32g per 100g, so it is desirable to take an appropriate amount.

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