The hot summer makes everyone face more stews and big elbows, and it is difficult to provoke a “locust”. This is a very normal situation. In summer, the temperature is high, the blood circulation in the human body increases, and the digestive function is relatively weak, so no appetite is common.
However, we can’t eat because we have no appetite. In summer, we sweat a lot, and a lot of minerals in the body will be lost along with sweat. If you do not replenish food as soon as possible, it is easy to cause a variety of chronic diseases in the body.
Take loofah, often loofah can not only clear the heat and cool the blood, pass the vitality, but also moisturize and nourish the skin, strengthen the brain and strengthen the immunity, it is suitable for all ages.
The mucus after the loofah is cut contains saponins, mucilage, wood glue, xylan and the like. This soluble mucus has a strong viscosity and has a certain health care effect on the human body. It is also beneficial for diabetics to relieve the rate of blood sugar rise after meals.
Another kind of melon, cucumber also has a special therapeutic effect, the water content of cucumber can reach more than 95%, the role of diuretic. This is very good for people with prostatitis, kidney and ureteral stones, hyperuricemia and gout.
Cucumber is easy to carry, can be eaten directly after eating, and when you go out for an outing in summer, bring a few cucumbers after chilling to eat, who knows who is refreshing?
In the end, bitter gourd is a good helper for clearing away heat and detoxification, and reducing fire to dryness. In the traditional concept of health care, it is said that “the summer eats melon and the summer suffers hard”. Each hundred grams of bitter gourd contains 93.4 g of water, 22 kcal of calories, 1 g of protein, 0.1 g of fat, 54 mg of niacin, and 256 mg of potassium.
Whether it is for people with diabetes or cardiovascular disease, it is a good food choice.
Of course, in addition to melon, we can also eat with some tofu, which is the best source of protein for vegetarians. Each hundred grams of tofu contains 6.6 grams of protein. Tofu isoflavones in tofu also help women to regulate endocrine, and the calcium content of tofu is relatively high. Each 100 grams of tofu contains 300 milligrams of calcium, which is a good choice for middle-aged people to supplement calcium.
In terms of staple foods, you can choose coarse grains such as oatmeal and millet porridge. Dietary fiber and B vitamins are high in content and have more health benefits.