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All About Benefit Durian (The King Of Fruits) For Your Health.Rumors in the community that the durian is harmful cholesterol content. Came on a day in one of the national private television program featuring durian Lea are saying it does not contain cholesterol. This information is true, but not exactly. Because in reality, there is no plant on earth that produces cholesterol. In fact, 80% comes from the synthesis of cholesterol in our body itself and the remaining 20% comes from animal fat. Similarly, rumors about the content of alcohol in durian. Again, this information is very imprecise. Because plants do not exist on this earth that produce alcohol, but because the fermentation of sugars or carbohydrates they contain. So how exactly durian nutritional value?
When it comes to taste, no taste sensation that belies the durian. Until the western reference point mentioned ‘smells like hell, but tastes like heaven – it smells like hell but tastes like heaven’. If we in Indonesia decrypt only category durian flavor sweet, sweet sticky or sweet little bitter, it describes more fully the west again, among others, written by a British naturalist, Alfred Russell Wallace, who among other things said that the durian is a fruit like a pudding enriched with almond flavor, sometimes like flavors of ice cream cheese, mixed with onion sauce, wine, and a variety of unique flavors. It also has a fluffier pieces of meat, and it is growing element other than adds to a sense of delicacy.
Durian contains essential nutrients in amounts higher than other fruits. Until told by a writer from Thailand that durian nutritional `classy ‘five star’. Among these important nutrients are vitamin B, vitamin C, iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, thiamin, riboflavin, omega 3 and 6. In addition it also contains a lot of durian phytonurient, polyphenols, phytosterols, antioxidants, organosulfur, and tryptophan. Besides, the common nutrients such as carbohydrates, unsaturated fats and proteins
In the traditional medical records say that durian has benefits as body warmers, improve mental fitness and vitality enhancer men (aphrodisiac). For the latter there are the famous words of Indonesia ‘as durian starts to fall, then the gloves began to rise’. While modern research has found that specific substances in the durian provide an important role in human health.
Phytonutrient for example, is a natural substance found in many durian too many fruits and vegetables. Although historians identified peplum gambling (intangible), but these substances are recognized benefits for health maintenance along with vitamins, minerals and fiber. Researchers from Ohio State University have even suggested that these substances are vitamins future. Phytonutrient capable of disabling suspected carcinogens, enhance immune system, prevent cataracts and reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and hypertension.
Durian contains many antioxidants and polyphenols which are said to have a higher capacity than antioxidants such as vitamins. While the durian has both types of antioxidants, either vitamin (vitamin C) and non-vitamin. Generally stated that vitamin C in durian ranged from 22.9-107, even from an analysis conducted found no durian Malibu Tropical containing up to 200 mg/100 g of fruit flesh. This is the highest figure for vitamin content in fruit.
Phytosterols is also an important substance that contained a lot of durian. Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, School of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo gives an account of the benefits of Phytosterols substances, among other things: improve anti-tumor response in the body, improve resistance to cancer, and directly inhibit tumor growth.
Organosulfur substances is one of the essential nutrients in the fruit durian. This substance is also found in many garlic. Benefits of organosulfur is to lower cholesterol synthesis occurs in the liver cells, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-microbial (bacteria and fungi), a component of insulin to increase the uptake of glucose to produce energy, and organosulfur with thiamin and biotin help keep sugar metabolism and effective as a blood sugar stabilizer.
Equally important is the content Tryptophan known to have the effect of ‘feel good’ for those who consume durian. This substance is one of the essential amino acids needed by the body to form Serotonin, Melatonin and Niacin can be used to prevent depression, anxiety, insomnia, stress, pain, etc.
Facts durian benefits to human health have also been summarized by Professor. Dr. Aminuddin AHK from the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Malaysia University nationality, as follows.: Durian contains three natural sugars sucrose, fructose and glucose. Combined with fiber, durian is instant, real sustainable and provide an energy boost for those who consume them. Research shows that only two pongee durian can provide energy for 90 minutes in the continuous employment. When compared with Apple, the durian contains 4 times the protein, 2 times the carbohydrates, three times the phosphorus, five times the vitamin A and iron, and 2 times for the other vitamins and minerals.
With a nutrient-rich, eating durian can keep and prevent a number of diseases and maintain health Events, including:
Preventing depression: According to a recent survey undertaken by MIND amongst people showed depressed, gain a better condition after eating durian. This is due durian contains tryptophan, a type of amino acid that can change the body into serotonin, to make the body more relaxed, improve mood, and generally make the feeling more happy.
PMS (premenstrual syndrome): Vitamin B6 is contained durian regulate blood sugar levels which will improve your mood.
Preventing anemia (lack of blood): With high iron content, durian can stimulate the production of hemoglobin in the blood that help people with anemia.
Pressing blood pressure: Durian contains high potassium but low levels of salt, making the perfect durian to suppress blood pressure. So the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed the industry to apply for official recognition durian the durian ability to reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke.
Brain Power: 200 students at a Twickenham (Middlesex) school were assisted their exams by eating durian at breakfast, break, and lunch to boost their intelligence. Research shows that high-potassium fruit can help students more attention / serious lesson.
Launching CHAPTER: Since it contains high fiber, add durian in the daily diet can help normalize the digestive process and launched a bowel movement.
Sickness, fatigue: One of the quickest ways to deal with a hangover is to make a durian milkshake, with a mixture of honey. Durian will soothe the stomach, the honey will raise blood sugar levels, while the milk going to rehydration of the body system.
Relieves stomach pain: Durian has a natural antacid effect in the body, if you are experiencing abdominal pain, try eating durian to ease it.
Avoiding nausea (Morning Sickness): Eating durian among staple foods help keep blood sugar levels and avoid morning sickness.
Reduce mosquito bites: Before you use the insect bite cream, try rubbing the skin once bitten by a mosquito with the inside skin of durian. Many people find this as an incredible way and managed to reduce the bumps and itching caused by mosquito bites.
Improving the nervous system: Durian contains high vitamin B can help improve your nervous system.
Controlling diet for overweight people: Study at the Institute of Psychology in Austria shows that the pressure of work encouraging people eating and snacking. The results of the study concluded that, to avoid snacking due to stress, we need to eat foods that are high carbohydrate every 2 hours to maintain stability. Durian is a fruit carbohydrate yield 20% to 39%.
Inflammation of the digestive tract: Durian can be used as food causes intestinal illness prevention durian soft and creamy texture. Durian only fresh fruit that can be eaten directly in the case had chronic. Durian also neutralize excess acid and reduces irritation by coating the stomach wall.
Temperature controller: It is very contrary to our beliefs. Apparently a lot of other peoples cultures regard the durian as the fruit of ‘cooling’ to lower the temperature for pregnant women. For example, in Holland, pregnant women were told to eat durian to ensure that their baby will be born with the temperature of the ‘cool’.
Help to stop smoking: Durian can also help people trying to quit smoking, because it contains vitamin B6, B12, potassium and magnesium, which help the body resist the effects of nicotine withdrawal.
Preventing stress: Potassium is a vital one mineral, which helps normalize the heartbeat, sends oxygen to the brain and regulates the body’s water balance. When we are stressed, our metabolic increase, thereby reducing the levels of potassium. It can be in balance again by eating durian contains high potassium.
Reduce the risk of stroke: According to research in The New England Journal of Medicine states that eating durian as part of the daily diet can reduces the risk of death from stroke by 40%.
Drug injury: Durian is also an alternative for wound healing. Take some durian and paste on the wound and then plaster or bandage.
And what about the rumors that have been developed and how eating durian can truly members of health benefits?
Negative cases that occurred during the durian is concerned with energy is due to over eating durian in excessive portions. If the energy is not channeled, it will cause disruption of the balance of the body that result collapse. So it is suggested that eating durian is quite 100-200 grams each meal. Also to be considered in order to eat durian is not mixed with alcohol and avoid eating durian at bedtime.