2020-06-06 16:38

Nutritious, detoxifying, antioxidants… properties of seasonal fruits this May

When spring arrives, heat rises and our body begins to demand more fruits and much lighter food than in winter. Besides, we feel more tired than usual, we retain more liquid which can cause our legs swelling and our skin suffers from more sun exposure.

How do we solve it? Luckily, nature joins us as this May begins the season for apricots, peaches, strawberries and yellow plums, excellent antioxidants, detox and highly nutritious fruits. Let’s see the properties of each of them: ››

-Strawberries: They contain few calories, abundant vitamin C and are excellent antioxidants, benefits with which you can counteract aging and the damaging effect of substances that promote the development of cancer. It is also highly recommended for pregnant women due to its abundant content of folic acid and folates. They are also appropriate to combat hyperuricemia or gout, due to their diuretic effect that will also help you in case of having high blood pressure or other diseases associated with fluid retention.

-Peach: Its great hydration capacity and nutrient supply help us to stay healthy and cope with the inconveniences of the hottest months. Besides, it is a refreshing and sweet fleshy fruit. One of the natural antioxidants par excellence, it helps prevent degenerative diseases, protects our skin, fights fluid retention and iron deficiency anaemia and is very beneficial for people with hypertension.

-Apricots: They are one of the most nutritious summer fruits. They are especially indicated for people with anaemia, for skin care or for dealing with free radicals. They stand out especially for their content in water, vitamins, minerals and fibre.

-Plums: They are known for their laxative action with their high fibre content, with which prevents constipation and facilitate proper intestinal transit, but they also have many nutritional properties. Contains vitamins A, C, B1, B2, B3, E and K; minerals such as phosphorus, iron, sodium, magnesium, calcium, copper, boron or zinc; or flavonoids with an important antioxidant action that fights free radicals.

Eat them in jam

At Jumel we know the important benefits of these spring-summer fruits, therefore, we have selected them to make our range of Extra jams, with 50% top quality fruit. They also stand out for their low sugar content. Try them with our cheap packs. A fun way to eat fruit with which to make many recipes.

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