Eat more "three bamboo shoots" in summer to reduce summer heat and clear fat

 The weather in summer is hot, and it is easy to get angry, loss of appetite, irritability and other phenomena. At this time, we should eat more food that can clear away heat, reduce fire, expel toxin and moisten intestines. The old Chinese medicine said that lettuce, asparagus and bamboo shoots are good summer health ingredients. Next, the health net editor will introduce the health effects of these three kinds of bamboo shoots.


Lettuce tastes fresh and slightly bitter. It not only stimulates the secretion of digestive enzymes, but also improves appetite. It is a rare good vegetable in summer. Lettuce contains a lot of inorganic salts and vitamins. Due to its high potassium content, it is beneficial to edema and hypertension. At the same time, it also has an impact on people's basic metabolism and even emotional regulation. A plate of fresh mixed lettuce in hot summer helps to eliminate tension, relieve pressure and enhance appetite. Appropriate amount of lettuce, mash for cake. It is unfavorable to urinate with heat.


Asparagus is rich in a variety of nutrients, sweet and cold in nature, and has the effect of clearing heat and diuresis. Asparagus can be eaten in summer when the mouth is dry, thirsty after exercise, fever and thirst. Asparagus is rich in flavonoids, which has antioxidant effect and good anti-aging effect. Asparagus is rich in water-soluble vitamins, but over cooking is easy to lose these vitamins, and also affects the unique crisp taste of asparagus. The appropriate cooking method is to blanch water and stir fry or cold mix. 100g asparagus, 250g sea cucumber in water, add a little seasoning, stew. It is an auxiliary food for tuberculosis and cancer patients.

Bamboo shoots

Bamboo shoots taste sweet, some of them are slightly bitter, and they are cold in nature. They can dissolve phlegm and lower Qi, clear away heat and annoyance, and facilitate defecation. "Another record of famous doctors" said that it "mainly relieves thirst, benefits waterways, replenishes Qi, and can be eaten for a long time"; "Compendium of Materia Medica" said that it "benefits the nine orifices, dredges blood vessels, relieves phlegm and salivation, and relieves food bloating", especially good at clearing hot phlegm. In addition to rich plant protein, bamboo shoots also contain carotene, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium and other nutrients. Bamboo shoots are also low-fat, low sugar and high fiber food, which can promote intestinal peristalsis, help digestion and reduce excess fat in the body.

Bamboo shoots are often used to fry or boil soup. 50 grams of winter bamboo shoots, 50 grams of minced pork and 100 grams of Japonica rice. Add an appropriate amount of salt, minced green onions and sesame oil to cook porridge.


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