24 solar terms health preservation is a part of Chinese traditional culture, today is 24 solar terms summer. In ancient books, it is said that the great is the extreme heat. 'the degree of summer heat is from small to large, and the beginning of autumn is after the summer heat, which is in line with the law that the extremes of things must be reversed. It can be seen that the degree of summer heat is high. So what's good for summer solar term health?
The folk custom of the solar term of great summer is mainly reflected in the aspects of eating. For example, people in Putian, Fujian Province want to eat litchi, mutton and rice dregs to 'spend the great summer'. There is a traditional tonic method in central and Northern Hunan, which is to eat baby chickens in summer. In Southeast Hunan, there is also a custom of eating ginger in the summer, 'eating carrots in winter and ginger in summer, without a doctor's prescription'.
How to keep healthy in summer heat:
During the summer, you should eat more vegetables such as loofah, broccoli and eggplant. In summer, the weather is very hot, sweating a lot, and the activities of spleen and stomach are relatively poor. At this time, people will feel tired and loss of appetite. Huaishan has the functions of invigorating the spleen, stomach, Qi and kidney. Eat more Huaishan and other Qi Nourishing and Yin nourishing foods, which can promote digestion, improve the soreness of the waist and knees, and make people feel energetic
If you have high blood pressure or diabetes, pumpkin is best. Pumpkin is rich in vitamins, protein and a variety of amino acids, and mainly carbohydrate, low in fat content, eat more to help reduce blood sugar and lipids. In addition, pumpkin can also detoxify and beautify. The beauty loving lady can't miss it. As the saying goes, 'eat radish in winter and ginger in summer'. Eating ginger helps to drive out the cold in the body. You can try stir fried beef with ginger, stir fried agaric with ginger and other dishes. But there is also a time to eat ginger, it is best not to eat in the evening.
Nine in winter and three in summer. The nutritional components of poultry meat are mainly protein, followed by fat, microorganisms and minerals. Compared with livestock meat, it is a food with low fat and high protein, and its protein also belongs to high quality protein. Chickens, ducks, pigeons and other poultry are the best choice for summer tonic.
Great summer is the hottest time of the year, when Yang Qi reaches its peak, and the Qi of heaven and earth will change from Yang to Yin. This solar term is hot and sultry, and there is more heat, rain and humidity, which is easy to consume Tianjin and hurt Yang. More attention should be paid to the healthy transportation of Spleen Yang.