Older people should eat more: flour and miscellaneous grains
Flour: protein protein, traces, calcium carbonate and supplemental fiber.
Chinese medicine believes that the flour tastes sweet and cool, has the effect of nourishing the heart and kidney, strengthening the spleen and thickening the intestines, eliminating heat and quenching thirst.
Buns, dumplings, and glutinous rice are all supplemented with flour as a skin.
Corn: sweet and flat, with spleen and dampness, appetizing puzzle, Ningxin and blood circulation.
Linoleic acid in corn oil can prevent plasma from depositing on the blood vessel wall, and has a positive effect on preventing hypertension and coronary heart disease.
In addition, it also has the effect of diuresis and lowering blood sugar, especially suitable for diabetic patients.
According to the data, American scientists also found that eating corn can stimulate brain cells and enhance people’s memory.
The lutein and zeaxanthin contained in corn can prevent the occurrence of macular degeneration in the elderly.
Sorghum: sweet and warm, allowing fatty acids, as well as rich iron and protein, have the function of strengthening the spleen and stomach.
Sweet potato: The most anti-cancer nutrients in the diet are β-carotene (vitamin A precursor), vitamin C and folic acid, and the content of the three in sweet potato is relatively rich.
A small sweet potato (about 2 weights) provides twice the amount of vitamin A needed by the body every day, the amount of vitamin C required per day and about 50 micrograms of folic acid.
No wonder, sweet potatoes are hailed as the best anti-cancer food.
Rice (previous rice): Gan, Ping.
“Seven Volumes of Food”; sweet, slightly cold.
“Compendium of Materia Medica”; the north is cold, the south is warm; the red is hot, the white is cool, the white is cold; the new previous heat, Chen was cold.
Indications: Buzhong Yiqi, spleen and stomach, in addition to polydipsia, stop diarrhea.
From the above information alone, we can’t see the rice and miscellaneous grains, and the pros and cons of the flour.
However, there is a piece of information that explains the superiority of flour: protein per 100 grams of flour.
9 grams, 姨 1.
8 grams, 74 grams of polycarbonate, transient 352 kcal, calcium 38 mg, phosphorus 286 mg, iron 4.
2 mg, thiamine 0.
46 mg, riboflavin 0.
06 mg, niacin 2.
Flour is rich in nutrients. Compared with rice, the calorie is comparable, but the amount of traces and protein is 40% higher than that of rice.
The content of phosphorus, iron and vitamin B2, which is indispensable to the human body, is also higher than that of rice; 80% of the protein in flour is a gliadin and gluten protein which are essential for the human body and are easily absorbed and absorbed.
From the comparison of miscellaneous grains and rice, the miscellaneous grains are mainly warm, while the rice is flat or slightly cold.
Most of the middle-aged and elderly people are dying of yang, eating warm-filled food, and eating several kinds of foods (most people do not mix one type of cereals; while rice is the main food, rice is the main food), the nutrition is relatively comprehensive.some.
This is also the reason for eating cereals, whose health is better than rice staplers.
Therefore, as long as family conditions and market conditions permit, middle-aged and elderly people do not hinder eating more grains and pasta, starting from the day after tomorrow, slowly changing their physical condition and enjoying healthy old age.