Old people may wish to eat sour food during the winter season
Sour food has special significance for the elderly.
After getting old, the digestion and absorption function is weakened, the appetite will become bad, sour food can help the elderly to appetite and increase appetite.
At the same time, in the cold winter, the elderly can eat some acid, and can also lower the fat and protect the blood vessels.
Sour is also one of the weapons to deal with dryness in winter. It has the effect of moisturizing and moisturizing, delaying the aging of the elderly.
銆€銆€Take the most common sour food hawthorn as an example, the hawthorn is sweet, the mild warm acid, into the spleen, stomach, liver.
It contains the functions of digestion and stomach, qi and dispersal, dilatation of coronary artery, relaxation of blood vessels, and lipid-lowering.
In November, when Hawthorn was freshly listed, it was full, sweet and sour.
Old people can use 1-2 teas of fresh hawthorn fruit every day.
You can also make hawthorn sauce, wash the hawthorn, cut it, remove the seeds, cook it with rock sugar, and refrigerate it in the refrigerator to serve as an appetizer after dinner.
銆€銆€Fruit vinegar is also a good choice.
For example, apple cider vinegar beverage contains a lot of potassium ions, which can overcome the excessive sodium salt in the body, thereby reducing the content of sodium salt; the acidic component of apple vinegar is evacuated, softens blood vessels, and helps to remove toxins from the blood.
The easier way is that the elderly can make sour soup at home, such as tomato and egg soup.
Tomatoes have the effect of thirst, stomach and digestion, and are very suitable for the elderly with poor digestive function.
Or eat more sour fruits, some oranges, grapefruit, etc.
銆€銆€It should be noted that two types of elderly people should not eat too much acid, one is anemia and spleen and stomach weakness, the elderly with complications of stomach disease may lead to stomach obstruction, indigestion and other digestive diseases; second, the elderly with bad teeth, sour eatingMore, there may be a feeling of reversing the teeth, and even the situation of excessive liver gas.
Once you feel uncomfortable symptoms in your stomach and teeth, stop eating temporarily.