Summer Diuretic Jieshu Pumpkin Recipe
Summer is sweltering and hot, and people have no appetite.
Pumpkin has diuretic effect and relieves heat. It can also be eaten by patients with diabetes.
What kind of summer heat can you make with pumpkin?
Pumpkin porridge: 50 grams of rice, salt.
Peel the pumpkin, wash and cut it for later use; rinse the rice, put it into the pot, add water to cook the porridge, add the pumpkin when it is boiling, and season the salt when the porridge is cooked.
Efficacy: Once a day, it can replenish Zhongqi, detoxify and kill insects. It is suitable for spleen and stomach weakness, malnutrition, lung dysentery, water and fire burns, and lower limb ulcers.
Mung bean pumpkin soup practice: 50 grams of green beans, 500 grams of old pumpkin, salt.
Peel and squash the pumpkin, wash and cut into pieces for use; first take mung beans and cook until blooming, lower the pumpkin, and cook until salty.
Efficacy: clearing away heat and relieving heat, diuretic and drenching, suitable for summer heatstroke, thirst, body urination, palpitations, chest tightness, etc. It is an ideal drink for people with diabetes in summer.
Pumpkin cactus soup practice: pumpkin, cactus 250 grams each, table salt, MSG amount.
Wash the diced pumpkin, peel the cactus, cut the diced, boil the water with an appropriate amount of heat, add the cactus and pumpkin to cook the soup, season with an appropriate amount of salt and MSG, and eat the pumpkin and cactus in soup.
Efficacy: 1 time each morning and evening, 1 month with food, can lower blood sugar and lipids, suitable for diabetes, hyperlipidemia diet therapy.
Pumpkin pie practice: the right amount of old pumpkin.
Peel the pumpkin, wash it, cut it into pieces, and steam it; then mash it to make a cake, and fry in a frying pan until golden on both sides.
Efficacy: Once a day, it can lower lipid and hypoglycemia, and is suitable for dietary treatment of dyslipidemia and diabetic patients.
Beneficial ingredients in pumpkin: polysaccharides, amino acids, active proteins, carotenoids and various trace elements.
Various functions: 1.
Glycerin: Pumpkin polysaccharide is a non-representative immune enhancer, which can improve the body’s immune function, promote the production of cytokines, and exert multiple regulatory functions on the immune system by activating complement.
Carotenoids: Carotenoids rich in pumpkin can be converted into vitamin A with important physiological functions in the body, which has important physiological functions for the growth and differentiation of epithelial tissues, maintains normal vision, and promotes bone development.
Mineral elements: Pumpkin is high in calcium, high in potassium, and low in sodium. It is especially suitable for middle-aged and elderly patients with hypertension, which is beneficial to prevent osteoporosis and hypertension.
In addition, it also contains phosphorus, magnesium, iron, copper, manganese, chromium, boron and other elements.
Amino acids and active proteins: Pumpkin contains a variety of amino acids required by the human body, of which lysine, leucine, isoleucine, phenylalanine, and threonine are higher in content.
In addition, the genotype of ascorbate oxidase in pumpkin is the same as that in tobacco, but the activity is significantly higher than that of tobacco, indicating that the content of immunoactive protein is higher in pumpkin.
Lipids: Studies have found that lipids in pumpkin seeds have good therapeutic and preventive effects on urinary system diseases and prostate hyperplasia.