Cleverly choose nuts and safe Tet jam for guests

Melon seeds

When Tet comes, there are all kinds of nuts, cakes, jams on the living table of every family. In order for these foods not to become a concern for you and your guests, be a skillful person right from the stage of choosing the right one. Hygienic foods!

To protect yourself and your loved ones from the harmful foods that are rampant in the market, you must first become a wise and prudent consumer. Be conscious of saying no to unbranded products.

Melon seeds

If you look at the color of the melon seeds and see the red, rub the fiber and see it stick to your hand, it is most likely that the melon seeds have been dyed in excess of the allowed amount of dye or have not dried enough.

Melon seeds have dyes that are very toxic to the body. Therefore, it is best to choose to buy melon seeds that are not dyed red. If you look at the color of the melon seeds and see the red, rub the fiber and see it stick to your hand, it is most likely that the melon seeds have been dyed in excess of the allowed amount of dye or have not dried enough. To have delicious melon seeds, you should choose the ones that are evenly seeded and not distorted.

Pumpkin seeds

Delicious pumpkin seeds are ivory yellow, the seed border is even, clear and not broken.

Delicious pumpkin seeds are ivory yellow, the seed border is even, clear and not broken. When gently squeezing the seed with your hand, the shell does not collapse but feels firm. Do not choose unusually large seeds because they may have been chemically used. Conversely, do not choose seeds that are too small because the quality of the seeds will not be delicious.

Sunflower seed

Delicious sunflower seeds are the one that tapers evenly towards the tip.

Delicious sunflower seeds are the one that tapers evenly towards the tip. On the contrary, if the sunflower seed has a sharp tip, the kernel will not be fatty and fragrant, but often flat. The notches of a quality sunflower seed for fragrance should have uniform stripes and a uniformly rounded stem. In such a way, the kernel inside can be firm and have enough characteristic aroma.

Pistachios/pistachios

Natural chestnuts are yellowish-brown in color and very aromatic.

Pistachios have long been popular with people on Tet holidays, but they don’t have the white skin and green flesh as we often see. This type of nut in nature has a slightly brownish-yellow shell and is very fragrant, more fragrant than the well-roasted type that people still buy and use. The inner kernel of the seed is also very full, not shriveled. To get white shells, green flesh for chestnuts, traders bought unopened nuts, bleached and dried to produce finished products. According to nutritionists, the chemicals used in this bleaching process can lead to liver cancer for people who eat it. Best, when you do not know the origin of chestnuts, do not buy and use them easily.

Cashew

When choosing cashews, pay attention to the color of the nuts and should buy the type that is still intact, not split.

When choosing cashews, pay attention to the color of the nuts and should buy the type that is still intact, not split. Split and seasoned cashews can be reprocessed from expired and oiled cashews. In our country, there are many reputable and quality cashew nut production facilities. You should choose to buy these types to avoid buying poor-quality cashews or cashews impregnated with processed chemicals.

Types of jams

Jams with very eye-catching colors often have no external labels and are sold by kilogram. Therefore, it is difficult for consumers to know which manufacturer’s jam is. The best way is to choose those with natural colors, not too intense. If you know exactly reputable manufacturers, it is best to order to ensure hygiene and safety. Or, you can choose to buy jam at points of sale with quality control such as supermarkets, stalls of reputable manufacturers. When looking with the eyes, if you see the level has a strange smell, green mold, moldy needles, or is sold in a humid place, close to the roadside, you should not buy it because the risk of unsanitary is very high.

When looking with the eyes, if you see the level has a strange smell, green mold, moldy needles, or is sold in a humid place, close to the roadside, you should not buy it because the risk of unsanitary is very high.

For jams and nuts, they need to be stored in a cool, dry place, away from heat sources and where insects are easy to hide.

It should be noted that the use of food coloring and sweeteners is essential in the processing of jams. However, this amount must ensure compliance with the permitted regulations otherwise it may lead to the risk of poisoning or silently harm human health. Manifestations of color poisoning can cause digestive disorders, vomiting. In children, it can cause allergies, rashes, and redness.

Along with the above sharing, hopefully, you will know how to choose delicious nuts and jams that are also safe for the whole family.

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