Food is also medicine!
Each organ has its corresponding food for maintaining good health.
When you are having problems with your organs, it is time to add these foods, which are never out of fashion.
When you stare at a computer for too long, your eyes will become unbearably sore.
In Compendium of Materia Medica, it states: “Wolfberries nurture the liver and kidneys, as well as brighten the eyesight.” Eating wolfberries can reduce UV stimulation and protect the optic nerve from being damaged. In order for wolfberries to have their greatest impact, the easiest way is to chew them very well before swallowing them. You can eat about 20 grams daily.
Your brain is running at high speed while you are working. So it is important to relax the brain every hour during the day, and eat a handful of walnuts, pistachios, almonds, or other nuts.
Eating more millet porridge is good for the stomach. Chinese medicine believes that millet has the ability to balance the stomach. Millet is sweet and salty. It can calm and eliminate the extra water in the stomach. It is particularly good for people with a weak spleen. It is helpful for digestion, and can prevent nausea and vomiting.
Bananas are rich in potassium. Eating bananas can replenish the loss of potassium due to perspiration. The sugar in bananas can be quickly converted into glucose and absorbed by the body immediately. It becomes a quick source of energy; it is also rich in magnesium, which can eliminate fatigue. It is a good idea for delicate or weak young girls, or people suffering from cerebrovascular disease, arteriosclerosis, or high blood pressure, to carry a banana while shopping or strolling around on the streets.
Nutritionists call black fungus the king of veggies. Its iron content is 34 times higher than that of spinach. Being so rich in iron, black fungus can help the body to improve blood circulation and eliminate the sense of exhaustion.
Eating foods rich in protein and vitamins is good for maintaining the liver’s functions and repairing it. Bean/pea sprouts can cleanse the liver and are good for eyesight. They contain a large amount of magnesium and chlorophyll, and can flush the toxins from the body. They are also rich in carotene and lutein.
It is good to eat pears after dinner. Pears are crisp, juicy, sweet, and refreshing. Eating pears can significantly relieve the symptoms of a dry, itching, painful throat and hoarseness from people suffering from upper respiratory tract infections. You can also eat cooked pears to prevent the formation of dry lips, and at the same time protect your vocal cords.
American nutritionist Nikki Beik says oats are rich in soluble fiber, which can help protect your heart and blood vessels by cleaning out excess cholesterol. In some cases, oats can reduce the chance of heart disease up to 30%, or even higher.