Drinking rice porridge often can prevent colds
Drinking rice porridge often can prevent colds, but pay attention to the temperature when drinking porridge, not too hot, so as not to hurt the mucous membranes, and not too cold, so as not to affect the efficacy.
Especially in winter, more and more people get colds.
Most of these colds are caused by wind chills. Experts suggest that you usually drink more porridge, especially some porridges that have a therapeutic effect and added special ingredients, which is beneficial to the prevention and treatment of colds.
The air is cold in winter, especially the temperature difference between day and night.
There are very few cold and wind-heat types in winter, and they are mostly caused by wind chills, manifesting as fever, chills, and no sweat.
For the elderly, they usually do not pay attention to the prevention of colds, or receive colds without timely treatment. The harm is particularly great, which will reduce the body’s resistance and aggravate other diseases such as chronic bronchitis, hypertension, and hypertension.
When you have a cold in winter, you can eat hot porridge, which will help you sweat, dissipate heat, dispel the cold, and promote the cure of the cold.
At the same time, people have a bad appetite after a cold and a bad digestive system. Drinking porridge can promote absorption.
In addition, some medicines are also very irritating to the stomach and intestines, drinking porridge can protect the gastric mucosa.
Rice is best for winter porridge.
Because rice is sweet and flat, it has the effect of replenishing qi, nourishing the spleen, strengthening the bones and bones, and the five internal organs, while other rice, such as millet, millet rice, and barley are all sweet and slightly cold foods, which are not very suitable for winter consumption.
In addition, when cooking porridge, you can also add some special ingredients with therapeutic effects. Professor Gan recommends the following porridges: Ginger Su Ye Porridge: Ginger is the best “weapon” for fever, sneezing, sputum and other symptoms.It is also a medicinal material commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine. It has the effects of expectorant, cold, qi, acne, and asthma; Su Ye also has the function of diverting the cold, which can be bought in general pharmacies.
The specific method is: 10 grams of Su Ye, 3 slices of ginger, boil the white porridge and put it in the pot, and then eat it.
Ginger Jujube Porridge: The effect is similar to ginger Su Ye porridge.
The method is: put the rice in the pot, simply dry fry, add water, stir the rice with a spoon, add jujube and ginger slices, cook slowly over low heat until the porridge is cooked, add salt.
It should be reminded that these two kinds of porridge have a strong warming effect, which is not suitable for young children, people with severe bloodshot eyes and people with hemorrhoids.
Almond porridge: about 20 almonds (peeled), 50 grams of rice.
When processing, first cook porridge, add almonds when cooked, continue to cook, then add some sugar or salt.
The porridge can relieve cough, asthma, expectorant and dryness.
Windproof porridge: 15 grams of windproof (available in pharmacies), 2 green onions, 3 slices of ginger, 50 grams of rice.
Cook the rice first, add windproof, scallion, and ginger when it is ripe, and add salt.
The porridge can clear heat and expel wind, disperse cold and relieve pain, and is suitable for cold chills and fever caused by colds and colds, sore joints, heavy nasal congestion, bowel diarrhea, and other substitutes.