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How the water-soluble dietary fiber of apples worksLet’s learn the nutrition and benefits of apples[2nd period]

We learned about the antioxidant power of apples at 1st period. Let’s study “the function of the water-soluble dietary fiber of apples” that has the effect of suppressing the rise in cholesterol at 2nd period. Apples contain a lot of “water-soluble dietary fiber” and “insoluble dietary fiber“. In particular, “water-soluble dietary fiber” has the function of suppressing the rise in blood cholesterol and the rapid rise in blood sugar level. In experiments with rats, the cholesterol level in the blood was lower in rats fed with water-soluble dietary fiber of apples than with food supplemented with insoluble dietary fiber. Why does the water-soluble dietary fiber of apples lower cholesterol in… Read More »

Apple’s 4-quadrant matrix🍎

Which apple is your favorite one? ★ Some apples may not be exported, but we made an apple matrix using the main varieties introduced at Apple University. We hope you can meet Aomori apples with your favorite taste Apple University is a virtual university where you can learn many things about apples in a fun way. ⇒ Click here to go to the site.

Almost work of art! Beautiful character picture apple.

Beautiful pictures and letters emerged on the apples, “Character picture apple”. This is not printed on an apple.Put a bag on the apple to block the sunlight, By removing the bag and exposing it to sunlight after it grows to a certain extent, the component that turns red at once (anthocyanin) comes out and turns red. The part where the light is blocked by a sticker etc. does not turn red, and the characters and pictures emerge. Please take a look at the wonderful “character picture apples”! Character picture apples are popular mainly for ornamental use and gifts, and are attracting attention not only from Japan but also from overseas.… Read More »

Entirely apple cookies🍎

“Apple university kitchen” offers recipe using apple. Recipes to be introduced this time is “Entirely apple cookies”. It is a cookie with a very savory flavor that is kneaded with apple skin, and the texture of the skin is also an accent.It looks cute and is recommended as a gift. Entirely apple cookies ■Ingredients (24 pieces) ・Apple skin 1 whole apple・cake flour 150g・sugar 30g・butter 60g・pretzels 4・powdered sugar and food coloring appropriate amount ■Instructions Preparation ・Bring the butter to room temperature.・Sift the cake flour. 1. Pretzels divide one into six. Mix powdered sugar and food coloring. 2. Peel and chop the apples. 3. Cream the butter that has been warmed to… Read More »

Let’s study apple nutrition and utility. (1st period)

It’s often said that apples are good for your health, but are they really good food for you? We interviewed Ms.Asami Maeda, associate professor of Shibata Gakuen University and nutirition specialist, with some experiments. If the amount of active oxygen increases too much, the body’s immunity will be weakened. Experiments (in the video above) show that “apples” are antioxidants and have a strong ability to destroy active oxygen. In addition to “apples”, “tomatoes” and “apple juice (100% straight fruit juice)” have strong antioxidant power, and both are easy-to-find ingredients. By continuing to eat a diet that promotes the decomposition of active oxygen, we would like to counter the new corona… Read More »

Beer-like Apple jelly

Introducing of apple jelly for summer! It looks like beer and is sure to be exciting! It’s “Beer-like apple jelly”. 🍎Beer-like Apple jelly🍎 ■Ingredients (For two people) ・Apple juice(100% fruit juice) 300cc ・1 tbsp sugar ・Powdered gelatin 5g ・2 tbsp water ■Instructions 1. Bring the apple juice to room temperature. Sprinkle gelatin powder in water and let it soak. 2. Put apple juice and sugar in a bowl and stir well until the sugar dissolves. 3. Heat the soaked gelatin in the microwave to melt it (600 W for about 20 seconds), add it to the bowl of 2 and mix well. 4. Mix the bowl with ice water, and when it… Read More »

How to prevent discoloration of apples

Apples from Aomori prefecture are popular for large-sized apples, so they are often cut and eaten rather than bitten. When you cut an apple, the surface gradually oxidizes and turns brown. There is no harm in eating something that has turned brown, but I think there are many people who look a little bad… Why does the color change when you cut an apple in the first place? It’s due to polyphenols. Apples are high in polyphenols and also contain “oxidases” that promote the oxidation of polyphenols. When this polyphenol comes into contact with air, it turns brown due to the action of oxidase.(Polyphenol itself is a component that is… Read More »

Apple pizza with gyoza(dumpling) skin~Apple university kitchen~

“Apple university kitchen” offers recipe using apple. Recipes to be introduced this time is “Apple pizza with gyoza(dumpling) skin”. Necessary items are only knives and toaster oven, so it’s easy for everyone, even if cooking beginner, to cook it easy. And it is suitable for light snacks. Apple pizza with gyoza(dumpling) skin ■Ingredients (For three people) ・Apple 1/8・Gyoza(dumpling) skin(Bigger size) 3・Onion 1/4・Dry sausage(or bacon, sausage, etc) a little・pizza sauce 1.5 tablespoons・cheese for pizza 30g・dried basil as you like ■Recipe 1. Slice the onion, then heat it in the microwave for about 3 minutes. 2. Remove the core of apple with skin, cut it into small size quarter-rounds. 3. Slice dried… Read More »

column “Snow-White and poisoned apple” by Rie Tsukinaga, movie writer

Not just as food, fruit with many sides. Although it is a side role in the story, it gives a strong impression to the viewer. Its presence remains the same on the screen and attract viewers. Rie Tsukinaga spotlighted movies from among many of them at here. Please watch it with the movie. ■”Snow White” story Speaking of “I’m writing a column about a movie with apples”, everybody says“An apple in the movie? Is that the movie after all?” once every two times.A girl who bites a bright red apple.It’s “Snow White,” which everyone knows well.Based on the Grimm fairy tale, but generally the image of Disney’s anime movie is… Read More »

Apple calories and nutrition ②nutrition

Do you know the calories of sweet and delicious apples? What kind of nutrition do apples have? In this article, we would like to introduce the nutrition of apple. ■ Apple nutrition ■ Let’s see the nutrition of apple. Ingredients that makes up apples are almost moisture, the ratio is 83%. Remaining 17% nutrients do important work on our body. ●PotassiumPotassium has the function of keeping cells healthy by balancing sodium. It is very important ingredients. Potassium suppresses blood pressure rise due to sodium and has the effect of lowering blood pressure. In addition, it assists to eliminate of swelling by its diuretic effect. ●Dietary fiberPectin, a water-soluble dietary fiber,… Read More »