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Useful Secrets of Persimmons

Many of us who buy and use a persimmon in their diets consider it an exotic fruit. However, in fact, the persimmon is just a berry, so sweet and unusual both in taste and appearance. This product is called differently, for example, a winter cherry or a Chinese peach. However, at any rate, many people pleased it because of its unusual taste. Most often, the persimmon falls on our table in winter − especially in the winter holidays. It is easy to guess that this berry grows, exclusively, in warm regions, where the sun heats all the time.
 
The persimmon can be of different types, but even so, it does not much differ itself by its useful qualities. As a rule, one ripe berry can weigh from about 3.5 to 18 ounces. The first berries are ripening by October, but the full-fledged persimmon will ripen by the end of November-December. Plus, on top of that moment when it hits the shelves of our stores, the Christmas and New Year holidays are coming. Well, now let us look at the persimmon's properties, and see how valuable it is.
 

Useful Qualities of Persimmons

The persimmon, like any other berry, contains a lot of useful substances and minerals. Numerous of vitamins and organic compounds − this is also the qualities inherent in this berry. By the way, the persimmon contains many antioxidants, which have a positive effect on the human body. Thus, the persimmon contributes to the saturation of the organism with energy, thus increasing its ability to work and endurance.
 
The ripe fruit, considered by us, is capable of influencing practically all organs and systems of our organism, penetrating even the most remote its corners. First, the persimmon perfectly quenches thirst and hunger. This is one of the few berries that can remove hunger. In addition, since the fact that it is a low-calorie berry, the persimmon is considered a dietary product. Thus, with its help you can properly eat, without risking your own figure. It has a positive effect on the digestive organs, stimulating them to normal work. In addition, the persimmon helps to cleanse the body of the toxic substances and the slags, once again confirming its positive effect on the digestive system. Also, the persimmon due to purifying functions helps in the treatment of diseases such as intestinal and gastric infections − staphylococci, coli bacilli and so on.
 
In a positively way it affects the genitourinary system. So, the berry has an effect on diuretic processes, increasing their frequency, thereby, and removing harmful substances from these organs. The persimmon is especially useful against pyelonephritis. Some key ingredients of the persimmons are fructose and glucose. They, in turn, have a positive effect on the cardiovascular system, strengthening the blood vessels walls and capillaries. This is promoted by vitamins (C and vitamin P), which are also the components of persimmons. In addition, the persimmon stabilizes blood pressure, so if you have it lowered, or increased − safely eat the persimmon. The girls, who in time noticed the development of varicose veins, can contribute to their prompt release thanks to the persimmon. Also, it benefits the oral cavity, strengthening and healing the gums.
 
The more serious diseases can be treated with the help of persimmons. For example, it helps with anemia because it contains a large amount of iron. Especially useful the persimmon is in the prevention of thyroid disease due to the presence of iodine in its composition. Therefore, in order to reduce the risk of such diseases, it is necessary at least once a day to eat one berry.
 
Let and not so effectively, however, the persimmon helps getting rid of cancers and cancer cells further development. Especially it is necessary to pay attention to the persimmon to smokers who have a high risk of developing the lung cancer and so on. In general, the persimmon helps increasing immunity, so it is not just a recommended, but extremely important berry in the winter diet, when the body can easily be exposed to a particular disease.
 

Contraindications and Harmful Properties of Persimmons

To the contraindications of the persimmons can be attributed the fact that they are not recommended for young children up to three years. The fact is that in the composition of persimmons are so-called tannins − weak toxic substances. For an adult healthy person, this substance poses no danger, however, this can really do harm to a child. Also, the persimmon is not recommended and to the people who are in a postoperative state, when the body is also weak.
 
Thus, the using of the persimmons should be maximally effective with the right approach, in the right doses, and in the right time.

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