Six magical effects of corn in autumn
The beginning of the autumn is over, it marks the hot summer is about to leave us.
In such solar terms, what do we eat better for health?
The chief TCM health expert, Professor Yang Li of the Chinese Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, reminded us that corn should be eaten during the autumn season.
Corn, also known as “maize corn,” “Baogu”, “Yuyu”, “sticks”, etc., has a sweet and flat taste, and has the functions of regulating appetizers, replenishing lungs and heart, clearing dampness and heat, relieving liver and gallbladder, and delaying aging.
According to research, corn is native to South America. About the middle of the 16th century, China began to introduce corn.
At present, the sowing area of conventional corn is large, including yellow corn, white corn, waxy corn, and mixed corn. It is one of the main foods for people in the northern and southwestern mountains of the developing countries and other arid valleys.
Corn can be used as a tea substitute for soup or pulverized into corn flour and corn cakes.
Corn can delay aging. Traditional Chinese medicine believes that corn-like Pingweigan, enters the liver, kidneys, bladder meridians, diuretic and swelling, flattens liver and biliary, strengthens spleen and dampness, adjusts appetizers, nourishes and calms heart, clears dampness and heatIn the beginning of autumn, seasonal consumption can not only eliminate Qiuzao, but also help delay aging.
Prevent cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases: modern medicine believes that corn is rich in nutrients such as unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins, trace elements and amino acids
Modern research has confirmed that the content of unsaturated fatty acids, especially linoleic acid, in corn is as high as 60% or more. It works in synergy with vitamin E in corn germ to reduce blood concentration and prevent it from depositing on blood vessel walls. Therefore, cornIt has certain prevention and treatment effects on coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis, hyperlipidemia and hypertension.
Corn can be eyesight: corn contains flavonoids, which has a certain effect on the macular retina, so eating more corn has eyesight effect.
Corn protects against cancer and aging.
Selenium and magnesium contained in corn have anti-cancer and anti-cancer effects: When selenium is combined with vitamin E, it can prevent more than ten kinds of cancers, especially the most common diabetes and prostate cancer. In addition, selenium can also regulate the thyroidWork to prevent the occurrence of cataracts; magnesium ions can inhibit the development of nanotubes, reorganization can strengthen the peristalsis of the intestinal wall, and implanted waste is excreted from the body, which is also of great significance for preventing cancer.
It contains a longevity factor, glutathione, which produces glutathione oxidase with the participation of selenium, which has the function of restoring youth and delaying aging.
Corn must also have beauty and weight loss functions.
Because vitamin E in corn germ can also promote cell division and prevent skin wrinkles; corn must have a diuretic effect, which is also conducive to weight loss.
The puffed popcorn is very large, and it can eliminate the drought sensation of excessive people after eating, but the conversion is very low. It is one of the diet foods.
Regulate hormones: Vitamin E supplemented in corn can increase hormone secretion through the gonads, improve sexual performance, and prevent small births.
Brain Health: The glutamic acid contained in corn also has certain brain function.
Here is a corn mutation-pine kernel corn: raw materials: corn, pine kernel, red pepper, green onion, sugar, salt.
Method: Wash the red pepper, remove the seeds, cut into 1 cm diamond-shaped pieces; peel the cobs and whiskers, and peel off the corn kernels.
Heat the frying pan over high heat, sprinkle raw pine nuts, and reduce to low heat.
Use a spatula to stir fry often to make the pine nuts roll and the color uniform.
When roasted until the pine nuts are all golden yellow, spread out and let cool in a large dish.
Put water in a cooking pot, boil on high heat, add corn kernels, cook on medium heat for 5 minutes, then remove and drain water.
Heat the wok over high heat and pour in the oil. When the oil temperature rises to 60%, add the minced onion and incense, then add the corn kernels and red pepper flakes, stir in the appropriate amount of salt and white sugar for a while.
Add about 1 tablespoon (15 ml) of water along the side of the pot, and cover the pot for 3 minutes.
: Pot lid, add pine nuts, stir fry over high heat.
Corn diet small recipes: ◆ corn to drink: 30 grams of corn should be washed, add 500 grams of water, boil for 30 minutes on low heat, let stand for a while, filter the juice, add sugar and drink.
Can diuretic swelling, yellowing, blood pressure.
Edema, hypertension, and chronic nephritis can be used as diet drinks.
◆ Infant eczema recipe: add appropriate amount of cabbage or cabbage (other fresh vegetables are also available), chop the leaves, pour it into boiling water and cook for 15 minutes to make vegetable puree.
Use fine cornmeal 20?
30 grams of boiled porridge, add the right amount of vegetable puree, boiled sugar to cook the vegetable porridge, ingest the baby in appropriate amounts.