After the light snowfall, Guangdong quickly became colder and colder. This is a good time for nourishment, which is the key point of health preservation. So, how to supplement in winter can be supplemented to the fullest? Today’s article will explain clearly to you~
< span>Five-color beans: nourish the five internal organs
After the beginning of winter, all kinds of health ingredients are dazzling. Many people start to wonder what they want to eat. At this time, remember a sentence: “It is better to eat beans than fish and meat.” This is because beans contain almost no cholesterol, but are rich in phospholipids and stigmasterol ,helps lower serum cholesterol. For middle-aged and elderly people, it is a perfect choice. Especially five-color beans——
< span>Red beans (into the heart):Cleanses the heart and nourishes the mind, invigorates the spleen and kidneys, and contains dietary fiber, which can laxative, moisten the intestines, and lower blood pressure.
Mung beans (into the liver):clearing away heat and detoxification, reducing internal heat, reducing cholesterol.
Soybeans (into the spleen ):It is rich in saponins that can promote digestion, strengthen the spleen and stomach, and long-term consumption can delay aging.
White beans (into Lung):There are a variety of globulins, which can improve immunity and prevent respiratory diseases.
Black beans (into the kidney ):Contains antioxidants such as isoflavones and anthocyanins, which can promote the kidneys to excrete toxins, soothe the nerves and improve eyesight.
How to do it :Catch some beans of five colors (mung beans, red beans, soybeans, white lentils, black beans) in equal proportions into a bowl, soak in water for half a day; according to personal preference, add two bowls Boil water to make soup, or add water in equal proportion to beans to cook rice or porridge.
white Radish + shiitake mushroom
Auxiliary to reduce three highs and prevent colds< /strong>
White radish contains lignin , Lignin can improve the function of macrophages to phagocytize bacteria, foreign bodies and necrotic cells, thereby strengthening the immune ability of the human body.
In addition, white radish It also has the effects of dilating blood vessels, lowering blood pressure, lowering blood lipids, and lowering blood sugar. At the same time, white radish contains a lot of organic sulfur compounds, which have strong bactericidal power and are very effective for inflammation and cough caused by colds.
And shiitake mushrooms are also A master of blood lipids and blood pressure,The combination of the two can double the effectiveness of anti-cancer, lowering the three highs, and preventing colds.
Ginger and Jujube Beef Soup
Adjust spleen and stomach function, nourish qi and blood
As the saying goes, “Three nines make up one winter, and there will be no pain in the coming year.” Winter is also a good time to make up for it. After the beginning of winter, this bowl of ginger and jujube beef soup must be drunk~
▶Ginger: conditioning spleen and stomach
Ginger is not only our daily condiment, but also a good medicine. Traditional Chinese medicine says that the spleen and stomach are the “acquired foundation” of people, and ginger can make the spleen and stomach healthy, so that the biochemistry of qi and blood is sufficient, and the human body can maintain a good state. According to traditional Chinese medicine, ginger tastes pungent and mild in nature. It enters the spleen, stomach, and lung meridians. It has the effects of sweating and relieving the exterior, warming the middle to stop vomiting, warming the lungs and relieving cough, and detoxifying.It can treat wind and cold Cold, stomach cold and stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea, fish and crab poisoning, etc., and its most prominent function is to regulate the spleen and stomach.
▶Jujube: tonify the middle and replenish qi, nourish blood and promote body fluid
Jujube has many beneficial effects on the body, so folklore There is a saying that “eat three dates a day, and you will not look old for a lifetime”. Chinese medicine believes that jujube can nourish the middle and Qi, nourish blood and promote body fluid. Weakness after illness, patients with anemia and women with cold hands and feet in winter can use jujube to regulate their bodies. Eating red dates often in winter can nourish the temper and then nourish the blood.
▶Beef: the first choice for replenishing qi and blood
Traditional Chinese medicine believes that beef is warm in nature and sweet in taste.It can calm the middle and nourish Qi, nourish the spleen and stomach, strengthen the deficiency, strengthen the bones, reduce edema, and remove dampness, It is a good product for health preservation in autumn and winter.
From modern nutrition Look, beef is rich in minerals such as high-quality protein, calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorus, and magnesium, which can nourish blood, strengthen bones, and strengthen the physique; it also contains many active substances such as carnitine and alanine, which can promote muscle growth. , helps the elderly prevent muscle degeneration and atrophy, and maintain vitality.
✦Ginger jujube Beef soup recipe recommendation✦
Materials: 10 jujubes, 200 grams of fresh beef (you can choose buffalo or yellow beef according to your own situation), 3 slices of ginger, 2 green onions, seasoning Appropriate amount of material.
How to do it :Soak jujube in cold water for 15 minutes, wash and set aside. When 600ml of water is boiled to about 50-60 degrees, add red dates and boil. Simmer for 15 minutes, add ginger and fresh beef. After the soup is boiled, add shallots and seasonings and serve.
< span>In addition, I will introduce a few more suitable diets for winter.
1. Winter master Fruit: Pear
autumn and winter Eat foods that nourish yin and moisten dryness, such as pears. Pear has the functions of moistening dryness and eliminating wind, relieving cough and asthma, clearing heart and reducing fire, and can relieve “autumn dryness”, sober up and detoxify.
However, span>Raw pears are cold in nature, so the elderly should not eat too much at one time. People with weak spleen and stomach can also make it into stewed pear water with rock sugar.
2. The main meat in winter: lamb
Mutton tends to be hot, so eating it in winter can nourish the kidneys, strengthen the body, and keep out the cold.
3. Winter dish: Chinese cabbage p>
A hundred vegetables are not as good as cabbage. Don’t underestimate cabbage, it contains a lot of vitamin C and fiber, it is good to eat for a long time, especially in wintersky.
4. Winter master Grain: sweet potato
in In winter, don’t just eat polished rice and fine noodles, but eat more rough noodles, and sweet potatoes are recommended. It contains a lot of vitamin A, which can improve the skin’s disease resistance. In addition, sweet potatoes contain a lot of dietary fiber, whichcan relieve constipation.
In this season, you must eat some of these tonic foods, make full preparations for winter tonic, and easily make up for the winter, so that you will be less sick in the coming year!
Source: Yunnan Traditional Chinese Medicine, Palace of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Editor: Xu Rumeng and Wen Jialin
Responsible editor: Chen Guangtai