Melon is considered a heavy product because it contains a lot of fiber. Who can have melon, and who is not recommended? Symptoms of melon poisoning. How to reduce nitrates and clean melon from chemicals so as not to get poisoned. And of course we offer interesting desserts made from fresh melon - step-by-step VIDEO recipes
Melon pulp contains many useful vitamins of group B, vitamins A, E, C, P, as well as macro and microelements (phosphorus, sodium, iron and silicon). All these substances affect the condition of the skin, strengthen the walls of blood vessels, are able to increase immunity, improve the hematopoietic system and contribute to the production of hemoglobin. All these benefits are important for the body, but you should use this fruit with caution.
100 g of fresh melon contains about 35 kcal, 0.6 g of proteins, 3 g of fat and 7.4 g of carbohydrates.Can't eat melon
Microbial melon poisoning is characterized by nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and fever.
You can determine the amount of nitrates at home with the help of a nitrate meter, which costs UAH 3,000.
Melon: how to reduce nitrates
Wash the melon, remove the skin and seeds, cut the pulp into small cubes. Put in a pot of water and blanch for 7 minutes, let the water drain. Dissolve sugar in 200 ml of hot water. Pour syrup over our melon and leave to infuse for 5 hours. Then put it back in the pan and cook for 5 minutes. Set aside for 7 hours. Then bring to a boil again, add vanilla and lemon juice. Pour hot jam into sterilized jars and close. Ready melon without nitrates. Bon Appetit!Melon jam
Wash the melon, dry it, cut it and remove the seeds. Peel and cut into cubes. Place in a saucepan and cover with sugar. Pour the juice of 2 lemons and vermouth. Put the pot on the fire, bring to a boil, cook for 60 minutes, stirring often. Pour the melon jam into sterilized jars and cover with lids. Everything is ready.