The benefits of Food Therapy:Whether you should drink soup before the meal or after the meal?
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Introduction: Drink a little soup on an empty stomach before the meal, drink a little soup, food can be smoothly swallowed, prevent dry and hard food to stimulate alimentary canal mucous membrane, it is a good habit and beneficial to gastrointestinal health and promote digestion and absorption.
Ancient and modern gleanings: As the saying goes, "soup before dinner is better than a prescription of medicine." This is because the passage from mouth, throat, esophagus to the stomach is like a passage, which is the only way for food. To drink a few mouthfuls of soup before eating is to add "lubricant" to this section of the digestive tract, so that food can be swallowed smoothly and prevent the dry and hard food from stimulating the digestive tract mucosa.
Whether you should drink soup before the meal or after the meal?
Soup before dinner or after dinner?
Many people are so hungry before a meal that they feel free to eat something to satisfy their hunger. Little imagine that when empty stomach, eat persimmon, tomato to be able to get "lung stone"; Eating bananas can break the balance of calcium and magnesium; Eat hawthorn, orange will bring more stomach acid; Eating sugar disrupts the balance between blood sugar and insulin; Eat sweet potato also can stimulate stomach pantothenic acid and heartburn; Eating cold drinks, garlic will stimulate gastrointestinal, causing stomach cramps; Eating black dates will combine with stomach acid to form a hard lump in the stomach; Pineapples, which contain strong enzymes, are bad for your stomach. At the same time, drinking alcohol on an empty stomach will cause hypoglycemia and a series of complications; Drinking tea dilutes stomach juices; Drink milk, soy milk will not play the role of nutrition supplement. The only right amount of pre-meal soup to drink could help to embellish the stomach and aid digestion.
The table custom is that after everybody is full of wine and food, young lady carried again a pot of soup, not only could not bring the good effect but also can harm health. The final soup will dilute the chyme that has been well mixed with digestive juice, affecting the digestion and absorption of food.
Before dinner drink half bowl of soup is advisable, more appropriate before breakfast, because overnight after sleep, the human body lost more moisture. It is good to drink soup time with 20 minutes before meals or drink some soup while enjoying a meal, but do not drink again after the meal. When you drink soup, you should eat the soup residue together. Experiments show that with fish, chicken, beef and other high protein raw materials containing food cooked for 6 hours, it seems that the soup has been very thick, but the dissolution rate of protein is only 6% ~ 15%, and more than 85% of the protein is still in the "residue". But the person that need weight loss should not eat soup residue. Otherwise, can not drink soup to achieve weight loss result.
Advocate to use a few kinds of animal and plant food to mix and cook soup, make nutrition more comprehensive. Do not drink hot soup, because the oral cavity, esophagus, gastric mucosa can only tolerate the highest temperature of 60℃, beyond this temperature will cause mucosal burns. Studies show that people who like hot soup have a higher incidence of esophageal cancer. So you should drink soup below 50℃. Need to pay attention to is not to use soup or boiled water in the rice, will make people swallow, but not eat slowly, make their own digestive function decline, but also lead to stomach disease.
But not all people are suitable for soup before meal, exercise or labor intensity of people's energy consumption is fast, drink soup filled belly and will be hungry soon; People suffering from atrophic gastritis, gastric acid secretion is less, drink soup dilute gastric acid, more easily lead to gastric distension and not easy to digest.
Health benefits of drink soup before meal:
✵1. Help digestion: drinking soup with meals helps to dilute and stir food, which is beneficial to gastrointestinal digestion and absorption of food. On the contrary, drink soup after a meal can because gastric juice secrete loss too much body fluid and produce thirst, if at this moment just drink water, instead can dilute gastric juice, affect the absorption and digestion of food. So the habit of drinking soup can reduce the incidence of esophagitis, gastritis and other diseases. Studies have shown that people who drink a variety of soups, milk and soy milk are also the most likely to maintain a healthy digestive tract.
✵2.Slim body and lose weight: drinks soup before a meal is able to make the food inside the stomach close to the wall, enhance satiety feeling, restrain feeding center thereby, reduce the appetite of the person. Studies have shown that drinking a bowl of soup before a meal can help people absorb 100 to 190 kilocalories less. Some scientists put forward a kind of law reducing weight, call "soup before a meal, slim and healthy". Cantonese love to drink old fire soup before meals, through the vagus nerve reflex to the brain stem appetite center, can make appetite center excited down, appetite automatically reduces 1/3, and eat slower, naturally maintain a good figure.
✵Drivers must not drive on an empty stomach, because when the blood sugar in human body decreases in the state of hunger, people will feel dizzy, tired and lack of concentration to a certain extent, which directly affects the reaction ability and becomes a hidden danger of traffic accidents.