Foods That Keep You Healthy in Autumn2016-09-30 10:50:56Share:
Autumn is coming, and here are some foods that help you keep healthy during season change.
The air is dry at the beginning of autumn, people become easily restless and fidgety. Rich in trace elements such as iron and calcium, plant protein, vitamins and starch, lotus root is a wonderful choice for moistening lung tissues and clearing away the 'heart-fire'. It has the effect of 'nourishing blood and Qi' and strengthening the immune system.
According to traditional Chinese medicine, autumn is the most appropriate season to nourish the lungs and treat lung diseases. Rich protein, trace elements and vitamins make almond the best food to nourish the lungs.
Honey is the top selection for nourishing Yin. The doctor of traditional Chinese medicine confirms the efficacy of it in the aspects of nourishing Yin, moistening dryness, tonifying deficiency and relaxing the bowel. Drinking it with warm water and mixing it with fresh juice are both good choices.
One of the most important principles of Chinese medicine nutrition is eating more sour fruits such as tangerines, hawthorns and green apples. Eating grapes can replenish Qi and enrich the blood, and help produce saliva and reduce thirst.
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