Eat more pumpkins in the summer, beauty and health
Pumpkin, also known as wheat gourd, papaya, cape gourd, and winter gourd, is grown in various places and is one of the main vegetables in summer.
Pumpkin has more nutritional ingredients and higher nutritional value.
The content of vitamin c and glucose in young pumpkin is richer than that of old pumpkin.
Old pumpkins are high in calcium, iron, and carotene.
These are more favorable for retinal vascular disease.
Chinese medicine believes that pumpkin is warm and sweet, and enters the spleen and stomach.
With Buzhong Yiqi, anti-inflammatory and analgesic, detoxification and insecticidal functions.
It can be used for qi deficiency and fatigue, intercostal neuralgia, obesity, dysentery, opiate detoxification, deworming worms, bronchial hypertension, diabetes, etc.
Recently, it was also found that there is a “cobalt” component in pumpkin, which has a blood-reinforcing effect after consumption.
Pumpkin is rich in vitamins a, b, c and minerals, essential 8 amino acids and essential histidine for children, soluble fiber, lutein and phosphorus, potassium, calcium, magnesium, zinc, silicon and other trace elements.
Early nutrition and medicine have shown that eating more pumpkins can effectively prevent high blood pressure, diabetes and high blood pressure attacks, and improve the human immune system.
Eating pumpkin often can make the stool smooth, and the skin is beautiful, especially for women. It has a cosmetic effect. The famous minister of the Qing Dynasty, Zhang Zhidong, suggested that Empress Dowager Cixi eat more pumpkins.
Pumpkin can also prevent stroke, because pumpkin contains a large amount of linseed oleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and other glyceric acids, instead of good quality oils.
For the treatment of hypertension, it can be fried with pumpkin seeds and the daily dosage is 20-30 grams.
As the saying goes, medicine is not as good as food.
In the past two years, through further studies of vegetables by experts at home and abroad, it was found that pumpkin is not only nutritious, but also has health care and disease prevention functions for long-term consumption.
The special nutritional ingredients contained in pumpkin itself can enhance the body’s immunity and prevent vascular arteriosclerosis. It has been regarded as a special health-care vegetable in the world.