Nourishing the kidneys in winter

The general principle of a healthy diet in winter is to conform to the hidden potential of yang in the body, based on the convergence of yang and yin, to reduce the saltiness and increase the bitterness, to nourish the heart. During the winter solstice, the cold has arrived and the body s metabolism is relatively low. At this time, it mainly depends on the kidneys to function. The stronger the kidneys are, the stronger the vitality. Therefore, the diet should also be based on nourishing the kidneys . Since ancient times, the winter solstice has been the best tonic season, which can strengthen the body s ability to resist cold and external evils. Therefore, in terms of dietary choices, you can choose beef, lamb, dog meat, etc. to nourish the viscera, and you can choose more spicy foods such as pepper, chili, ginger, garlic, etc. in the condiment. Here, I would like to recommend to you several kinds of dietary supplements for the winter solstice season. You can choose according to your physique.

Lamb pot: 1,000 grams of mutton, add an appropriate amount of carrots, fresh winter bamboo shoots, pepper, salt, and simmer for 1 hour. It can replenish yang and dispel cold, enhance human vitality, and is suitable for people of all constitutions .

Mangosteen and angelica chicken soup: 300-500 grams of chicken meat, 15-20 grams of Shouwu and angelica each. Add appropriate amount of Chinese wolfberry to make a soup. It has the effects of nourishing yin and nourishing blood, nourishing kidney and refining essence, moisturizing intestines, and other functions, but those with heavy diarrhea, flatulence, and wet sputum should not eat.

Double Whip Aphrodisiac Soup: Choose 50 grams of bullwhip and 10 grams of dog whip, add 50 grams of mutton and chicken, and wrap gauze with 5 grams of Cistanche, 5 grams of dodder, and 10 grams of wolfberry. Suitable for those with insufficient kidney qi and loss of kidney yang, and those who are prosperous in the yang are not eaten.

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