The benefits of Food Therapy:Grains and Nuts:The health benefits and goodness of miscellaneous grains, nutritional values of coarse cereals.
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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: Miscellaneous grains(coarse cereals) have rich nutritional value, which can not only be a diet, but also health care, health care benefit for all ages. Choose miscellaneous grains and turn the pharmacy into a kitchen.
The health benefits and goodness of miscellaneous grains, nutritional values of coarse cereals.
✵Traditional Chinese Medicine Theory says: "nature gave birth to things, but benefit grains." "Herbs and food are of the same origin, nourish the body and dispel diseases; Food is better than herbs. The food supplement is better than herb supplement." It is said in the ancient works Huangdi Neijing (The Yellow Emperor's Inner Canon) that "grain is for nourishment," which emphasizes the energy and nutrition necessary for daily life, which should be mainly supplied by grains. As the saying goes, rice with bran is nutritious and healthy.
The ancient works Ben Cao Jing Du(the Herbal Classics Reading) recorded: "the five grains are the first to nourish the spleen, spleen deficient people, force-feed the grain, can supplement the spleen, there are reasons!" In Traditional Chinese Medicine, "the five grains nourish the spleen" does not refer to the spleen. It covers all the functions of the various viscera that are conducive to digestion and absorption.
Fresh brown rice is better for health than white rice because the more refined it is, the more vitamins, protein, and fiber it loses. The dietary fiber in coarse grain, although cannot be digested by the human body, can pass intestines, clean up the waste matter, promote food residue to discharge outside the body as soon as possible. Brown rice is rice with vitality, which germinates when left in water, while white rice is lifeless rice, which stinks and rots when left in water. We need to intake vital foods and accept what nature has given us.
✵How to combine grains:
Eat miscellaneous grains at least three times a week to improve your health. At ordinary times, brown rice or black rice can be cooked together, while breakfast porridge can be changed from rice porridge to coarse grain porridge, oat kernel, coix seed, Gordon euryale seed, and various beans could be cooked together, and a salted duck egg can be served as a side dish, which is comprehensive and rich in nutrition. You can also buy a multi-functional cooking machine and make your own soy milk at home, which is convenient, clean and healthy.
For busy office workers, the popular spirulina cornbread, steamed miscellaneous grain bread is also a good choice. Choose whole-wheat type for processed foods including bread and noodles. When buying pasta, look at the ingredient list to see if it contains dietary fiber. A healthy adult should consume 10 to 30 grams of fiber per day.
The effect and function of miscellaneous grains.
✵1. Balanced nutrition: different whole grains have different effects. But what they have in common is that they are rich in nutrients the body needs. The most important nutrients in grains are the husk, aleurone layer and germ, which are rich in B vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber.
✵2. Prevention and treatment of diseases: coarse cereals are foods with plain nature, so long-term consumption of coarse grains can avoid the occurrence of heat diseases, such as cold, dysentery, hepatitis, mental illness, diabetes, cancer, nephritis, rheumatism, chronic tracheitis, hypertension, etc. Often eat coarse cereals can prevent and cure heart cerebrovascular disease.
✵3. Laxative and cancer prevention: in the state of not eating or drinking, digestive glands in the digestive tract still secrete digestive fluid, if the digestive fluid does not react with food, and reabsorbed by the human body, will produce toxicity. However, dietary fiber in coarse grains is rich and could fully absorb and utilizes these digestive juices, effectively preventing constipation and bowel cancer.
✵4. Weight loss and beautifying: dietary cellulose has a sedative effect, can relieve the depressive symptom, can prolong the retention time inside the stomach of food, produce full feeling, avoid to take in too much quantity of heat, thus prevent obesity. Dietary fiber accelerates intestinal peristalsis, promotes defecation and detoxification, and reduces skin diseases such as acne; coarse grains prompt diuresis and reduce swelling, make the skin delicate and uniform; in particular, whole grains also contain a large amount of magnesium, which can promote the excretion of body waste, has the effect of weight loss, which is also the key to ensure healthy skin.
✵Tip: popcorn without sugar and cream is large in volume and low in calories, making it a great weight loss product.