Pineapple is a familiar fruit, but how long does pineapple juice last? So let our Kitchen section help you better understand the 6 outstanding uses of this juice as well as how to make and preserve it!
However, in reality, fruit juice is a fairly simple drink and does not take much time to make. And more and more people are moving towards this simple way of life. Drinking fruit juices helps support an active lifestyle as it allows the nutrients we take in to be optimal.
Squeeze all fruits and vegetables into a food that is easily absorbed by the body. We recommend that you regularly use fruit and vegetable juices, after a while, you will be surprised by your health and physique.
Nutritional Composition Of Pineapple Juice
Pineapple is one of the fruits with a high content of organic acids along with many other nutrients. Therefore, pineapple juice also gives you an abundant source of nutrients when consumed. On average, 240ml of pineapple juice contains:
- Calories: 132
- Carbs: 33g
- Sugar: 25g
- Protein: less than 1g
- Fiber: less than 1g
- Fat: less than 1g
- Vitamin C: 14% DV (Daily Value, Daily Value)
- Vitamin B6: 15% DV
- Potassium: 7% DV
- Magnesium: 7% DV
- Dong: 19% DV
- Folate: 11% DV
- Manganese: 55% DV
- Thiamine: 12% DV
In particular, the manganese, copper, vitamin B6 and vitamin C found in pineapple juice play an important role in the immune system, wound healing, strong bones as well as energy and tissue synthesis for the muscles body.
Fruit juice is the use of any method to squeeze out the juice of fruits and vegetables, but still retain all the nutrients including minerals, vitamins, nutrients, enzymes that are already present in the juice. fruits and vegetables.
However, before juicing fruits and vegetables, you should take care to remove the fiber, skin and pulp that affect your digestive system and health.
After squeezing, they are all in liquid form, which will make the digestive system in our body to absorb the nutrients in vegetables the best, in addition, fruit juice is also the solution for these problems. On hot summer days, people who are sick or drunk should use it to help balance nutrients in the body.
6 Health Benefits Of Pineapple Juice
Undeniably the nutrients that pineapple juice brings, Dien May GREEN will immediately reveal to you 6 outstanding effects of this juice for health:
Contains many oxidants
Thanks to the significant amount of vitamins and minerals, pineapple juice becomes a good source of antioxidants for the body.
Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals, which are responsible for cell damage caused by many harmful factors (such as polluted environment, unhealthy diet, nervous stress).
In addition, experts also said that the vitamin C, beta carotene and flavonoid compounds in pineapple will bring many other health benefits.
Improve immune system
Because it contains many antioxidants, pineapple juice also contributes to strengthening the body’s immune system.
For example, bromelain belongs to the group of enzymes (according to the results of many studies), which can activate the immune system to make it work better. In addition, bromelain also aids in the treatment of infections, reduces inflammation (such as sinusitis, pneumonia, bronchitis) and can especially be combined with antibiotics.
Increases wound healing
The substance bromelain not only strengthens the immune system but also provides the ability to heal wounds quickly. Because according to the results of some studies, the compound bromelain is as effective as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and has fewer side effects.
In 2017, a study of more than 40 burn patients, the results of which were published in the Journal of Burn Care & Research, demonstrated that: 20 patients given bromelain recovered more quickly with patients not taking bromelain.
Digestive system support
Many enzymes in pineapple juice have the same function as proteases.
Protease helps the breakdown of proteins to happen faster into small subunits (such as amino acids and peptides) for easier and better absorption of nutrients by the intestines.
Moreover, the enzyme bromelain also helps improve the digestive system in people with pancreatic insufficiency because they cannot produce enough digestive enzymes. This compound protects the intestines from harmful bacteria and causes diarrhea as well as reduces intestinal inflammation in people with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis.
Keeps teeth healthy
A study that took place in 2017 demonstrated that patients with periodontal problems face many difficulties in maintaining oral hygiene. Using bromelain compounds in pineapple will improve gingivitis, fight plaque as well as help teeth stay strong
Protect and maintain healthy eyes
If you use a cup of pineapple juice, you will be providing up to 131% of the recommended daily value of vitamin C. Meanwhile, many studies show that vitamin C plays an important role in preventing cataracts.
Besides, beta-carotene pigment present in pineapple is also beneficial to maintain healthy eyes, as this compound can be converted into vitamin A which helps to protect the cornea and enhance good vision.
Some notes when using pineapple juice
Although pineapple juice has many nutrients, but you do not overdo it when using it, let’s go through some notes with us:
You should consult your doctor if you are taking medication to treat a disease, because some substances in pineapple juice will affect the absorption of the medicine, especially antibiotics and blood thinners.
Avoid using pineapple juice with people with acid reflux, because the organic acid content in pineapple is quite high, which will cause heartburn or make stomach disease worse.
Avoid drinking a lot of pineapple juice (more than 150ml per day) because it can cause weight gain. The high sugar content in pineapple as well as the juice improves the digestive system, making it difficult for you to control your food intake.
How Long Does Pineapple Juice Last
Not only bringing many health benefits, fresh fruit juice is also a secret to help women maintain their shape and improve their skin. With a busy life, to save time, many women often squeeze a large amount of fruit and then store it in the refrigerator to drink it gradually. However, fresh juice also has an “expiry date”, if stored beyond this time limit will affect the quality of the juice, not good for the digestive system when used.
In general, fruit juice can be kept in the refrigerator (<5 degrees Celsius) for 24 hours with a centrifuge, 48 hours with a slow juicer, some can be stored for 72 hours and longer if frozen. However, the longer the juice is left, the less delicious and nutritious the juice will be. Therefore, it is best to drink immediately after drinking or only squeeze in a small amount and store it for a short time to reduce the risk of damaged juice and potential health risks.
If stored in the refrigerator, before use, you need to observe, if the juice has a strange smell, effervescence or changes in color, it means that the juice has been oxidized, possibly harmful bacteria have grown. flourish. At this time you should not use it, most of them will cause you to have an upset stomach.
Are the vegetables in their freshest, freshest form when they are pressed, because the vegetables themselves are from the tree/twig/soil, how long does it take when picking, picking, and harvesting to reach us, until it is brought home? , put in the refrigerator, until it is pulled out and pressed and used for how long, the longer the plant is isolated from its source of life, the more it has gradually decreased its freshness and nutrition. If you use produce that shows signs of crumbling, stale, wilted or pre-cut vegetables, they will begin to oxidize and significantly reduce their shelf life. That said, it is not to be too strict with the calculation, but for us to be aware that – the quality of the ingredients when squeezing will determine the quality of the juice we drink to 80%, the remaining 20% is manipulation, machinery etc)
It is how you wash, scrub, manipulate, cut, the food you touch, the surfaces you touch, the environment the ingredients come in contact with, the cleanliness of the machine (is your juicer dirty or not? Please check carefully), to check the cleanliness of the bottles and containers… The cleaner the lower the risk of infection.
Tips for preserving fresh fruit juice for a long time, keeping nutrition
How long fresh fruit juice stays in the fridge depends on many factors. That’s why there are cases where the same fruit juice is slow pressed, but some people keep it for 48 hours and still have a delicious taste, some have been bubbling for 24 hours and have a strange smell. So what is the right way to store fresh fruit juice?
- First, you need to choose fresh, quality fruit. Crushed fruit, containing pesticide residues, the taste as well as the storage time will be lower.
- Let the fruit drain and then squeeze, don’t forget to clean the juicer and container.
- Put the juice to be stored in the refrigerator immediately after juicing. The longer you leave the juice in the air, at room temperature, and especially when exposed to high temperatures, the faster the juice will ferment and spoil more easily.
- Keep the juice in a glass bottle with an airtight lid for storage, avoid using plastic bottles that are both unhealthy and do not last long.
- When pouring juice into the bottle, fill it up to minimize the amount of air between the cap and the water to help preserve the juice for a longer time.
- Juices with added lemon or ginger have a longer shelf life
- If storing in the freezer, when you want to use it, put the juice in the refrigerator to defrost and then use it, limit defrosting ie with cold water or a microwave oven will reduce the taste and nutrition of the juice.
When to drink fresh fruit juice?
Of course, you should drink fresh fruit juice after juicing, this will be the time when you feel the most delicious taste of fruit as well as load the body with the highest nutritional content. However, the time of pressing is not always the same as the time of drinking. The best time to juice, but drinking it at the wrong time will not promote the best use of juice, not to mention if prolonged, the habit of drinking juice at the wrong time can affect your stomach.
According to experts, the best time to drink juice is in the morning, especially 30 minutes before breakfast. Morning is the best time for the body to absorb nutrients. If you want to lose weight, you can combine fruits with vegetables. In addition, you can also use fruit juice before training sessions to replenish energy.
Hopefully everyone’s questions about preservation have been partially resolved. The article about preserving juice I also shared in the book Hello Juice and the article How to best preserve juice.
Hope everyone enjoys juicing!