In spring, the spinach marches
Spinach is a seasonal vegetable in spring. It has the effects of nourishing yin, moisturizing, relieving liver and nourishing blood, and has better adjuvant treatment for hypertension, dizziness, diabetes, and anemia caused by insufficient liver and yin in spring.
Spinach’s nutritional value and health benefits Spinach is rich in vitamin C, carotene, protein, and iron, calcium, phosphorus and other minerals.
Among them, the rich iron has an improving effect on iron-deficiency anemia, it can be surprisingly ruddy and radiant, so it is respected as a beauty product.
Spinach is rich in B vitamins, which can eliminate vitamin deficiencies such as angular cheilitis and night blindness; the carotene contained in it is converted into vitamin A in the human body, which can maintain normal vision and the health of epithelial cells, prevent infectious diseases, and promote children’s growth and development; Contains a large number of antioxidants, such as vitamin E and selenium, has anti-aging, promotes cell proliferation, can not only activate brain function, but also enhance youth vitality, can prevent brain aging, prevent Alzheimer’s disease.
Spinach contains chromium and an insulin-like substance, which has a role very similar to insulin, which can stabilize blood sugar. It contains a large amount of plant crude fiber, which can promote the degradation of peristalsis, facilitate defecation, and promote starch secretion and help digestion.It can assist in the treatment of complications such as hemorrhoids, chronic pancreatitis, constipation, and anal fissure.
A guide to eating spinach Spinach can be fried, mixed, burned, used as a soup, and used as an ingredient, but it must be cooked with water. Spinach contains oxalic acid, which affects the body’s absorption of calcium after eating. Therefore, it should be cooked before eating spinach.Dropping vegetable water in the past can reduce the oxalic acid content by 80% and also remove the astringent taste of spinach.
After eating spinach, eat more kelp, vegetables, fruits and other alkaline foods to introduce calcium oxalate to dissolve and discharge, to prevent stones.
Spinach and roots are treated with boiling water and boiled with sesame oil to treat high blood pressure, dizziness and constipation. Spinach and goat liver can be treated with sesame oil to treat blurred vision and dry eyes.
[Health recipe]Stir-fried spinach Ingredients: Moderate amount of tender spinach.
Seasoning: spring onion, ginger, cooking oil, refined salt, MSG each amount.
Method: 1. Pick and wash spinach, split the root with a knife, cut into sections, blanch with boiling water, remove, drain the water, and shred the onion and ginger; 2. Set the wok on the fire and inject cooking oil to boil to sevenWhen it is hot, use the spring onion and ginger to shabu, then add the spinach, add the salt and MSG, and stir-fry until it is ready to serve.
Efficacy: weight loss, bodybuilding, beauty.
Spinach, pepper and oil ingredients: spinach, shrimp skin each amount.
Seasoning: sesame, salt, monosodium glutamate, ginger, pepper, edible oil each amount.
Method: 1. Wash the spinach cleanly, blanch it with boiling water until it is ripe, remove and rinse with cold water, squeeze the floating water, and cut into sections; 2. Put the shrimp skin, salt, monosodium glutamate, ginger, and sesame into the hot spinachPut the seasonings together and put in oil); 3, heat the pot, add an appropriate amount of cooking oil, heat, and add peppercorns. After the peppercorns have the flavor, remove the peppercorns and pour the oil into spinach; 3, Mix well and serve.
Efficacy: nourishing blood and eyesight, moisturizing intestines and facilitating.
Spinach pork blood soup ingredients: fresh spinach, cooked pig blood each amount.
Ingredients: Ginger, spring onion, lard, salt, pepper, MSG each amount.
Method: 1. Cut pork blood into strips, ginger slices, and green onions; simmer the spinach with boiling water, remove and rinse, and cut into sections; 2. set the pot on the fire, add lard, and add onion and ginger.Pour in pork blood, stir-fry, pour cooking wine, stir-fry until dry. 3. Add water, salt, pepper, spinach, boil and serve in a soup pot.
Efficacy: nourishing blood to stop bleeding, astringent yin and dryness.
[Cooking recipes]Keep spinach root when eating it, because spinach root is rich in nutrients, contains cellulose, vitamins and minerals, but does not contain traces.
In particular, spinach root with ginger can be used to control or prevent the occurrence of diabetes.
Contraindications to spinach Spinach cannot be eaten with tofu.
Both are cold, and the same food can hurt the stomach, spleen, and kidney, and may also cause symptoms such as abdominal pain and diarrhea.
Furthermore, tofu contains inorganic salts such as calcium sulfate and magnesium chloride. If it meets oxalic acid in spinach, it will be combined into calcium oxalate and magnesium oxalate. Both of these compounds can be absorbed by the human body. If long-term feeding, it will cause calcium deficiencyOr stones.
Spinach should not be eaten with pork liver.
Copper, iron and other metal elements contained in pig liver are combined with spinach with high vitamin C. Metal ions can easily oxidize vitamin C and lose its nutritional value.
Spinach should not be eaten with chives.
The two have the same function as a smooth intestine, which can easily cause diarrhea.
Pregnant women avoid eating spinach often.
The oxalic acid contained in spinach has an inestimable destructive effect on zinc and calcium. If pregnant women consume too much spinach, symptoms of calcium and zinc deficiency will occur, which is not good for fetal development.
Children avoid eating spinach.
If a child consumes too much, various trace elements in the body interact with oxalic acid, especially with a strong reaction with calcium, which will cause the child’s bones to change, and rickets and osteomalacia will occur.
People with nephritis and kidney stones should not eat spinach.
The oxalic acid and calcium salts contained in spinach can combine to form calcium oxalate crystals, making the urine color of patients with nephritis cloudy, and increasing the cast and salt crystals.