Small snow is the 20th solar term in the twenty-four solar terms. After the light snow, the weather will become colder and the precipitation will gradually increase. So at this time, we should eat more foods that can enhance immunity, healthy and appetizing, so that we can survive the winter better.
How does Xiaoxue eat?
Black rice: nourishing the kidney
Black rice is rich in nutrition , and has the effects of nourishing yin and kidney, nourishing qi and promoting blood circulation, warming the liver and improving eyesight, and is the best ingredient for Xiaoxue’s solar term and kidney. The outer cortex of black rice contains phytochemicals such as anthocyanins, chlorophyll and flavonoids, which have strong antioxidant effects. Eating more black rice can also help delay aging.
Yam: skin care
Yam contains yam soap , this is a substance that can promote the synthesis of endocrine hormones, so eating more yams can promote the metabolism of skin epidermal cells, improve the skin’s moisturizing function, and also help improve physical fitness. In addition, in the light snow season, if the diet is not temperate, and the partial eclipse is very easy to cause gastrointestinal discomfort, eating some yams at this time can also help to regulate gastrointestinal discomfort.
Pumpkin: invigorating the stomach and eliminating food
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that, Pumpkin has the effects of nourishing the middle and replenishing qi, reducing inflammation and relieving pain, detoxifying and killing insects, and has a good therapeutic effect on weak spleen and stomach. Pumpkin is rich in carbohydrates and pectin. Eating more pumpkin can protect the gastrointestinal mucosa from rough food stimulation. Pumpkin is also rich in vitamins, calcium, phosphorus and other ingredients. It is delicious when cooked with other ingredients. It is also good for stomach and digestion master.
Longan: Replenishing Qi and blood to calm the mind< /strong>
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that longan can benefit the heart and spleen, replenish qi and blood, and calm the mind. Therefore, eating 5-10 longans a day is especially good for the body.
Radish: promotes body fluids and resolves phlegm to strengthen physical fitness
It is said to eat radish in winter and ginger in summer. Radish is rich in plant protein, vitamin C, folic acid, various trace elements and other nutrients, and is also known as “little ginseng”. Eating more radishes in the cold winter can not only enhance the body’s immunity, but also have the effect of removing dryness and promoting body fluid.
Eat less after the snowfall
Compared with summer and autumn in winter, due to temperature and light, there are much fewer seasonal fruits and vegetables, which leads to a lot of greenhouses in winter. There are many off-season vegetables, but practice has proved that off-season vegetables are never as good as in-season vegetables.
Raw and cold food< /strong>
After the light snow, the temperature drops rapidly, not only pay attention to adding clothes, but also eat less raw and cold food. When eating raw and cold melons and fruits, the best Blanch it with hot water or cook it before eating.
Spicy and hot food
Winter is a season of restraint At this time, we should not only pay attention to protecting the skin and replenishing water, but also pay attention to eating less spicy food, such as chili, pepper, pepper, etc., to avoid aggravating dry skin and dehydration. At the same time, spicy and hot food is easy to get angry, which will cause physical discomfort.
If you eat too much barbecue, you will Increase the burden on the stomach, and the weather is dry and cold in winter, and fried and barbecued foods are relatively heavy. Eating too much will easily increase the burden on the body, which is not good for health. Now meat can be eaten more by stewing.
Written at the end
After the light snow, the weather is getting colder. You should pay attention to keeping warm and cold. You can eat more warm food every day, pay attention to supplementing vitamins and In addition, don’t stop outdoor exercise because of the cold weather, you can go outdoors for moderate exercise when the temperature is high; appropriate movement and stillness are the best health preservation.