In part one of this topic, we had discussed the importance of drinking water. As surprising as it might be, water is one of the most essential ingredients in the recipe of good health. Did you know that it can also make your mood lighter? If you are upset or angry or feeling low, have a glass of water. There is a sudden shift in your attitude as well as thinking. Counting to 10 also helps.
So back to the topic. Part one saw the importance of water. Now let us talk about other items that we can consume once a day or two that can have a tremendous impact on our health and way of life. We cannot emphasize enough on why we should avoid junk at all costs. We will, once we realise that even healthy food can be delicious.
A Bowl of Porridge
If you feel sick, have a bowl of porridge! Wang Shixiong, a famous medical scientist in the Qing Dynasty, called porridge “the first complement of the world” in his book.
China Daily Online published a 14-year study conducted by Harvard University on 100,000 people. It found that a bowl of about 28 grams of whole-grain cereal porridge per day can reduce mortality by 5% and reduce the chance of getting cardiovascular diseases by 9%!
A Cup of Milk
Milk is known as “white blood” and is essential to the human body. Its nutritional value is unprecedented with a lot of calcium, fat, and protein. The recommended daily intake of milk and dairy products is 300 grams. For an ordinary 200 ml bottle of milk, it is enough to drink one or two 200ml bottles or packets of milk a day.
The recommended daily intake of milk and dairy products is 300 grams. For an ordinary 200 ml bottle of milk, it is enough to drink one or two 200 ml – bottles or packets of milk a day.
Eggs can be said to be the most suitable food for human consumption. The body’s absorption rate of egg protein can be as high as 98%.
Modern research believes that apples have the effects of lowering cholesterol, losing weight, preventing cancer, preventing aging, enhancing memory, and making the skin smooth and soft.
The health benefits of different colored apples are different:
- Red apples have the effect of lowering blood lipids and softening blood vessels
- Green apples have the effect of nourishing liver and detoxifying and can fight depression, so they are more suitable for young people to eat. Yellow apples have a good effect on protecting vision.
Yellow apples have a good effect on protecting vision.
The Onion has a very high nutritional value and has many functions, including lowering blood sugar, reducing cholesterol, preventing cancer, protecting cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, and also anti-bacterial, preventing colds, and supplementing calcium and bones. Eat onions at least three or four times a week.
There is a famous proverb. You are what you eat. Let’s work on that, shall we? It is the little things that we do in life that impact the more significant aspects. Our nourishment is a big part of it.
In the third part coming up, we discuss one more secret that will have an almost magical effect on the life of the elderly. Stay tuned for it.