The benefits of Food Therapy:The goodness of chew carefully and swallow slowly.
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✵The modern meaning of Health Preservation refers to the active physical and mental maintenance activities according to the law of human life process.Maintenance or Preservation refers to follow the law of life, through moderate exercise, plus external care and other means, so that the body function and external skin can rest and recuperate, restore due function, which is the first level of health; Cultivation, refers to the broadening of horizons, access to the heart, wide-ranging knowledge, through their own moral and quality of the practice and promotion, so that the body and mind could get a kind of rest and repair, to achieve the purpose of rest the mind and vitality; nourishment refers to the timely and appropriate people, follow the law of heaven and earth, the four seasons, with the appropriate food supplements, in order to nourish the conditioning of the whole body, to achieve the goal of better health and extending the year.
Introduction: Eating slowly although is a simple oral movement, but not only related to oral problems, it has a great impact on human health and disease prevention. If you develop the habit of eating slowly while eating, it is also a good way to keep in good health.
Eating slowly: taste carefully, the food will be more fragrant.
✵Ancient and modern gleanings
✵ Ancient classics Yang Bing Yong Yan(Sayings about Disease Recovery) said: "regardless of porridge meal or cakes, all better chew very fine and then swallow." And ancient classics Zuo Fei Yan Ri Zuan recorded: "eat slowly, use body fluid to send food, and then fine taste spread in the spleen, color-filled in muscle. Rough food is a waste matter only for filling the gastrointestinal and stomach."
✵Sun Simiao, a famous herbalist in Tang Dynasty, wrote in a work named Mei Ri Zi Yong Ge(Song every day): "food should be chewed well, but raw food should not be swallowed rough." Folk also have sayings "eat before 100 bites, food is difficult to digest.". Traditional Chinese Medicine believes that "spleen opening in the mouth" and "tooth is the end of the kidney", when eating slowly, after three meals, knock tooth 36 times, can replenish kidney and spleen, help digestion, reduce gastrointestinal burden.
✵The first step to eating mindfully is to learn to be grateful, to thank nature for providing us with such food. First can observe their food to eat, think of some adjectives to describe it in heart, close to it some more, close to "see-through" it carefully, then try to smell a smell, to savor its aroma, began to have a bite, imported to feel its tactility (through a series of before, at this time should have your mouth full of saliva). Then start chewing carefully, and imagine it slowly breaking up and becoming smaller in your mouth. Imagine it will become a part of your body, bringing you with nutrition and energy. As you chew, you can also imagine the people who provide you with these meals, from farmers to vegetable vendors to chefs. Chew time in more than 30 seconds, 30 ~ 90 for good. When chewing better develop the habit of bilateral chewing, day of unilateral chewing for a long time can cause mandible unilateral hypertrophy, the gum of the opposite side also atrophy.
5 benefits of chew carefully and swallow slowly.
1. Strengthen the spleen and eliminate food consumption: when eating the same food, the amount of protein and fat absorbed by those who chew the same food is 85% and 83% respectively, while the amount of protein and fat absorbed by those who don't chew the same food is 72% and 71% respectively. Eating slowly reduce gastrointestinal burden, help digestion, improve the efficiency of nutrition intake; Prevent rough food that is not chewed well from wearing, irritating or damaging the esophagus and stomach wall.
✵2. Cancer prevention: the experiment found that the secretion of salivary glands contact with food aflatoxin, nitrosamine, benzoapyrene and other carcinogenic substances more than 32 seconds will decompose its carcinogenic toxicity. Eating slowly makes the mouth secrete more saliva, and fully contact with the food carcinogen decomposition, can reduce the carcinogen to the human body.
✵3. Lose weight and beautifying: eat slowly can make appetite center issue correct instruction, make the person's food intake amount right and have satiety feeling, can avoid eating more and fat. It may also encourage cells to secrete, in which potassium neutralizes salt in the body, preventing edema and obesity. Eating slowly can also make the expression around the mouth developed, so that the facial capillary turn smooth, to prevent wrinkles and improve facial nutrition are beneficial.
✵4. Promote circulation: when chewing, the jaw muscles accelerate the blood vessels in this area, accelerating the flow of blood around the temple, thereby improving the blood circulation in the heart and brain. Besides eating slowly also can relax the brain nerve, remove mental tension, a great benefit to human health.
✵5. Anti-disease and anti-aging: saliva can neutralize gastric acid and repair mucous membrane, helping to prevent and cure gastric and duodenal ulcer, as well as various chronic gastritis and dyspepsia. Chewing slowly can strengthen the tooth movement, play a solid teeth effect, and can prevent jaw loose. Can make teeth, bones, and muscles strong; Promotes hair growth. It also has special functions such as reduce distension and moistening dryness. Chewing also stimulates and activates the brain. Long-term eating liquid food and rarely chewing, the lens regulating the function of the eye decline, will lead to vision decline, so eat slowly also beneficial to protect vision.
✵Tips: Having a pleasant conversation with others during the meal will make the meal pleasant, but don't talk when your mouth is full of food.