Attention clementine-addicts, the season has started!
It is one of the kid´s favorite fruits for its sweetness combined with the fact that it is easy to peel, making them one of the most popular fruits in autumn.
A clementine has a somewhat more flattened shape and smaller than an orange. Its skin varies from yellow to orange-red and is formed by segments full of a pleasantly tasting juice.
Depending on the variety, the skin will be more or less adhered and can be peeled with greater or lesser difficulty. (Discover all varieties and characteristics of our Clementines)
-Improves heavy digestion, (stimulating digestive secretions)
-Helps fight colds and cardiovascular diseases
-It is depurative and very effective in diets
-Its vitamin C content helps absorb iron from food
-Helps fight constipation
-Prevents cancer (antioxidant carotenoids and flavonoids)
-Helps normalize high blood pressure (potassium)
-Prevents degenerative diseases (aging)
The consumption of this fruit is more beneficial in winter and seasonal changes, when ups and downs in the defense system take place, especially in children, who are more vulnerable to colds and infections.
In addition, it is one of the first citrus fruits that can be offered to the little ones (1 year olds onwards).
It is one of the best foods to snack between meals and ideal for children, since it is tasty, nutritious and it is not necessary to cut it with a knife.
On the other hand, it is very versatile in cooking since it can be used for both sweet and savory dishes: Cakes, jams, liqueurs, sauces and seasoning for elaborations with white fish...
The most common way in which children can eat clementines is natural, in segments. Finally, orange or clementine juice is a classic for the little ones, as well as milkshakes or sorbets, salads and fruit salads.