Of the 24 solar terms, there is “light snow” on the 22nd. Traditional Chinese medicine doctor Cai Huijun suggests that when the time of “light snow” comes, the temperature drops rapidly, and it is very important to resist the cold and stay warm. Pay attention to the nutrition of the heart, spleen and lungs, and it is appropriate to eat black food. avoidheart diseaseand gastrointestinal problems. The three major taboos are drinking less water, drinking cold drinks, and bathing with cold water to avoid emergencies caused by excessive vasoconstriction and thickened blood.
Cai Huijun, director of Taiwan Lianhua Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, said that since the temperature dropped rapidly after the “light snowfall”, it is recommended to stay warm, especially for the elderly andthree heightsPatients and those who are weak may spend more time in the sun, and their diet should focus on warm and nutritious foods, such as angelica duck, mutton stew, ginger duck, yam pork ribs soup, mushroom and chicken soup, Etcetera.
Cai Huijun explained that from the perspective of traditional Chinese medicine, “Xiao Zu” should focus on nourishing the heart, spleen and lungs. You can choose yam and sishen soup to nourish the spleen and stomach. White fungus has the effect of moisturizing the lungs. In addition, black foods are suitable for winter, such as black beans, purple rice and black sesame seeds, black fungus, etc., which help replenish iron and calcium and promote circulation.
Cai Huijun reminded that after a “light snowfall”, the amount of water you drink is very important. To avoid problems with blood stickiness and blockage, you should maintain adequate water intake, especially drinking warm water before going to bed and when you wake up. Additionally, ice drinks and cold baths should be avoided to avoid gastrointestinal problems and cardiovascular changes.
Cai Huijun suggested that people who are afraid of cold should soak their feet more often, dry their hair quickly after bathing, and apply a slight blow to the Dazhui point on the back, navel and neck below the hair. Dryer should be used. Help eliminate excess moisture.