Who should not eat jelly?

Are you a jelly fan? Do you know gelatin from cow bones? Pork and sometimes the skin of some fish are extracted. Did you know that foreign jellies that do not have the word “halal” on them may be made with pig bone extract? Would you like to increase your knowledge about jelly?

The jellies market is very diverse and there are many choices. It means that you can choose and buy a jelly that has the taste you want with any kind of food taste. Of course, if you want to have the healthiest and most nutritious type of this product in your shopping cart…

You should pay attention to several points. For example, if you are overweight or have diabetes, or even if you don’t want to get extra calories from the sugar in the jellies, diet or sugar-free jellies are more suitable for you. The sweetness of these products is caused by artificial sugars, which neither raise your blood sugar nor add extra calories to your body. If your child also likes to eat jelly, you can prepare products enriched with vitamin C, which are also available in the Iranian market. Although their amount of vitamin C is not enough to meet the body’s needs, these enriched products are better than their simple types. On the other hand, if you can find gels that contain natural colors, these products are definitely better than the ones with synthetic or artificial colors. Of course, these days most of the jellies are made with artificial and edible colors. Although the use of these colors is permitted and legal and does not pose much of a risk to people’s health, research results have proven that the artificial colors used in various types of jelly and colored chocolates can aggravate the symptoms of hyperactivity in children with This will be an inconvenience.

What properties does jelly have?

The most important property of jelly is the gelatin in it. Gelatin, which is a type of protein found in bones, can be beneficial for the health of the body’s bones due to the presence of some essential amino acids. In addition, there is some calcium, iron, sodium and potassium in gelatin, and you can get a lot of these micronutrients by consuming one serving of jelly. Of course, it is necessary to maintain balance in the consumption of all foods, including types of jelly. It is not bad to know that sugar, colors and different essences used in jelly powders cause the health of this food product to be questioned to some extent. However, because of its gelatin content, jelly is preferable to many other fatty and sweet desserts such as cakes and pastries. If you want to get pure and natural gelatin to your body, you can extract it from boiling the bone of the cow’s pen and use it in your various foods.

How to make jelly more nutritious?

First, the jelly powders themselves have enough sugar and there is no need to add this simple and harmful carbohydrate to them. Second, to increase the nutritional value of the jellies, you can add any kind of fruits you like before closing them. Just be aware that kiwi, pineapple, figs and mangoes add water to the jelly and prevent the jelly from setting. Different citrus fruits such as oranges and tangerines should be added to jellies with their thin skins so that they do not run out. Avoid putting all kinds of pastilles on half-closed jellies because this will cause the lower surface of the pastilles to melt and the upper surface of your jelly to loosen. If you have a malnourished child or you are thin, you can add a glass of vanilla ice cream to the jelly powder dissolved in warm water instead of a glass of cold water. In this way, you can greatly increase the calories and nutritional value of the jelly.

Who should not eat jelly?

Eating jellies made from ready-made powders is not recommended for people with hyperactivity, those with a weak immune system, those with acute digestive problems, and children under 3 years of age due to the amount of sugar and artificial colors used in them. to be In general, the properties of jelly are derived from the gelatin present in it, and none of the jellies is superior to the other in terms of nutritional value because these different flavors and colors are caused by the use of artificial colors and different essential oils in the preparation. These are products and have nothing to do with the properties of natural fruits.

December 4, 2012 13:51

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