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These eight kinds of seasonal foods are eaten for tonic at the beginning of winter

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 1 0

before and after November 8 every year, people usher in the beginning of winter solar term. In China, there has always been a custom of toning at the beginning of winter, also known as "toning winter". People believe that saving energy at the beginning of winter can better resist the coming cold winter. Then today's old yellow calendar will introduce you eight kinds of seasonal foods suitable for tonic at the beginning of winter.


pears in autumn and winter, people should eat foods that nourish yin and moisten dryness as much as possible. Pears are a good choice.


crystal sugar pears. Buy and wash the pears. The middle is clean. Put three to five pieces of crystal sugar in the pears and steam them on the pot. It has the effect of nourishing yin and moistening dryness.

Pepper pear some friends cough easily in autumn and winter. Cut the pear from the middle, buy some pepper grains, sprinkle them on the pear, put them on the steamer, boil the water for ten minutes, then remove the pepper and eat the pepper pear. After eating for about a week, cough symptoms are easy to alleviate.

mutton mutton is hot. Eating mutton in winter can tonify the kidney, strengthen the body and keep out the cold.

Chinese cabbage "a hundred dishes are not as good as Chinese cabbage". Don't underestimate Chinese cabbage. It contains a lot of vitamin C and a lot of fiber, so it's good to eat Chinese cabbage for a long time, especially in winter.


sweet potato diet should be comprehensive. In winter, don't just eat refined rice and noodles. You must eat more rough noodles. It is recommended to eat more sweet potatoes.


after a lot of scientific research, Japan's Anti-Cancer Association has obtained 20 kinds of anti-cancer foods, the first is cooked sweet potato and the second is raw sweet potato. Sweet potato contains a lot of vitamin A, which can improve skin disease resistance, prevent influenza A (H1N1) and various infectious diseases. In addition, sweet potato contains a lot of dietary fiber, which can alleviate constipation.

water chestnut, also known as horseshoe, is sweet and cold in nature. It has the effects of clearing heat, generating fluid, promoting dampness and resolving phlegm. It is suitable for fever, thirst, cough, phlegm and other diseases. Modern medicine has also confirmed that the components contained in water chestnut have antibacterial effect. In addition, water chestnut has the effect of preventing cancer and reducing blood pressure.


yams have the effects of Tonifying the spleen, relieving diarrhea and tonifying the kidney. With green fish meat, they strengthen the power of strengthening the spleen and supplementing qi. This dish is delicious, fresh and tender, and has a good health care effect on nephropathy.


Grapefruit grapefruit is low sugar content in fruits, which is suitable for diabetics consumption, but naringenin in grapefruit can also play a role in lowering blood sugar. Naringenin is an antioxidant. It gives grapefruit a unique bitterness. It not only improves the sensitivity of human body to insulin, but also makes the liver burn more fat and keep its weight in the normal range after eating grapefruit in diabetics, thus playing a role similar to fenofibrate and rosiglitazone (hypoglycemic agents).

hawthorn hawthorn is also known as a "little expert" in reducing blood pressure and cholesterol because it contains triterpenoid acids and flavonoids. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that Hawthorn has sour and sweet taste and mild nature. It can eliminate food and strengthen the stomach, promote qi and blood circulation, stop dysentery and reduce blood pressure. Hawthorn can also eliminate body fat and reduce fat absorption. People who lose weight can eat more.

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