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What are the eating customs and health preserving food supplements for the light snow solar term

DailyBird Culture 2021-10-09 3 0

as the saying goes, food is the most important thing for the people, and China's food culture has a long history. As one of the traditional 24 solar terms, the light snow solar term has a long history of eating customs. Then let's take a look at the eating habits of light snow solar terms in all regions of the country, and have an in-depth understanding of the ways of health preservation and tonic in this season.

小雪节气吃什么 饮食风俗和养生食补

diet customs of the light snow solar term

there is a saying in China: "light snow pickled vegetables, heavy snow pickled meat." China has a vast territory and abundant resources, and the diet customs of the light snow solar term are also very different in different regions. In the north of China, potherb mustard and pickled pickled vegetables are used to be pickled in the light snow season. In the past, limited by conditions, there were few fresh vegetables in winter and the price was expensive. Therefore, we are used to pickle before and after the light snow, and rely on these pickled foods for dinner in winter; In the south, there are more food cultures. The first is to marinate bacon. There is a proverb that says, "marinate in the wind in winter and store it to resist the winter". In winter, the weather is dry and the temperature is low. It is the most suitable for processing bacon, sausage and other food. It is ready at this time. It can be taken out for the whole family to enjoy when celebrating the Spring Festival and reuniting around the stove; There is also the custom of eating Ciba in other places. As a sacrifice of traditional solar terms, ancient Ciba can be used as a sacrifice. It is made of boiled glutinous rice and wrapped with white sugar peanut powder. It is one of the popular delicacies in southern China; Tujia ethnic minority also has the annual folk activity of "killing new year pigs and welcoming the new year" before and after the light snow. They choose high-quality fresh pork and cook carefully. This food is called "Goutang", which is very suitable for health preservation in winter. It can drive out the cold, keep warm and strengthen their physique.


Xiaoxue's way of health preservation and food tonic


Xiaoxue solar terms. It is not suitable to eat dry and hot food, but warm food and kidney benefiting food. There is a winter regimen called "nearly three black, far three white", which has a scientific basis. Three black refers to: fungus, laver and purple rice. We should eat more of these black foods in winter, such as black sesame, black beans, etc; Three white represents: sugar, salt and lard. We should try to eat less of these three things.

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