Health and solar terms: Lichun wants to raise liver
The word “绔? in Lichun is the beginning, meaning that from this day, the cold winter is about to pass, and the warm spring has arrived.
On the day of the beginning of the spring, the Beijing area has the custom of eating radishes, eating spring cakes and spring rolls, and the name “bite spring”.
This custom has a long history and originated in the Jin Dynasty. It flourished in the Tang Dynasty and became more popular in the Ming Dynasty.
Eat spring cake to pay attention to the package, from the beginning to the end, called “head and tail”, take the meaning of Geely.
銆€銆€From the point of view of modern nutrition, eating spring cake is more in line with human needs than eating spring rolls.
Because the main and non-staple food mix of spring cake is very reasonable, it has a variety of foods, complete nutrients and less oil.
The spring rolls are decomposed by oil after being fried. During the frying process, many nutrients beneficial to the human body will be lost. Therefore, it is recommended to eat spring cakes when biting spring.
銆€銆€In addition, Chinese medicine theory believes that so the spring should pay special attention to the maintenance of the liver to comply with the time.
In the daily diet, it is necessary to take into account the characteristics that spring is beginning to rise in the yang, eat more foods with the characteristics of Xingan divergence, and eat less food with acid absorption.
Vegetables with Xingan divergence properties include: rapeseed, coriander, leeks, onions, mustard, white radish, pepper, ginger, onion, garlic, sage, white, bamboo shoots, cucumber, melon, pumpkin, loofah, eggplant, etc.
Vegetables belonging to the acid-receiving properties are: purslane, tomato, orange, orange, pomelo, apricot, papaya, alfalfa, hawthorn, olive, lemon, pomegranate, ebony, etc.
銆€銆€Professor Zhang Guoxi, Xiyuan Hospital, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences