In the summer season, due to the hot and humid weather, the body s metabolism is strong, and physical exertion will be much larger than in other seasons. In addition, due to short days and short nights, insufficient sleep and other reasons, when people arrive at this time, they will have reduced resistance and usually have weak constitution It is more prone to symptoms such as general weakness, loss of appetite, dull mouth, debilitating spirit, and gradual weight loss. In severe cases, it may even have low fever, dizziness, chest tightness, nausea, and sweating. Bitter summer. During the bitter summer, in addition to working and rest to ensure adequate sleep and drink plenty of water, pay special attention to diet conditioning. Specifically, the following points should be noted:
Bitter food not only clears heat, but also relieves heat and relieves heat. Therefore, in the summer season, eating bitter foods such as bitter gourd, bitter vegetables and tartary buckwheat properly can strengthen the spleen and appetite and increase appetite. It not only keeps the evil of hot and humid away from you, but also prevents heat stroke. In addition, bitter food can also make people feel refreshing and relaxed, which is conducive to the recovery of energy and physical strength in the hot summer, reduce or eliminate discomfort such as general weakness and mental fatigue.
Mung bean soup is a traditional folk food for relieving heat in the country, except those with weak spleen and stomach and weak constitution. In addition, lotus leaves, watermelons, lotus seeds, winter melon, etc. also have a good effect of clearing heat and relieving heat, and lentils and barley kernels have spleen strengthening effect, which is a good summer diet for patients with spleen deficiency.
The summer weather is very hot, sweating a lot, and it is easy to exhaust gas and hurt the yin. At this time, people are often disease-free. Therefore, in addition to replenishing water in time, you should also eat some qi and nourish yin and light foods to enhance physical fitness, such as yam, jujube, sea cucumber, eggs, milk, honey, lotus root, fungus, soybean milk, lily porridge, chrysanthemum porridge.
The temperature of the summer heat is high, the metabolism of the human body increases, and the energy consumption is large. Therefore, the supply of protein must be increased accordingly. The daily intake should be between 100 grams and 120 grams. Vegetable protein can be obtained from soy products. In addition to dairy products, animal proteins should also be eaten appropriately, such as chicken, duck, lean pork, pigeon meat and other flat or cold meat products. Among them, duck meat is rich in protein, which can not only timely supplement the excessive energy consumption caused by summer high temperature, but also ducks are waterfowls with cool sex, which has the effects of nourishing yin, nourishing stomach, strengthening spleen, nourishing dampness and dampness, and is especially suitable for bitter summer There is heat in the fire to eat. In addition, when eating duck meat, it is best to stew, and you can also add lotus root, winter melon and other vegetables to make soup, so tha t it can be supplemented with meat and vegetables to complement the effect of nutrition, and can strengthen the spleen and nourish yin.