Some fellas prefer stew Bird’s Nest with Papaya, Papaya contains a protease, which will decompose the protein in bird’s nest, which makes bird’s nest melting into watery when stewing with papaya. Kiwi and pineapple also contain protease, so it is not recommended to stew bird’s nest with these fruits.
Foods that will destroy the nutrition of bird’s nest
Sour Foods: such as lemons, plums, hawthorn, etc. Sour foods will affect the body’s absorption of bird’s nest.
Greasy and Spicy Foods: Some nest friends like to stew bird’s nest with chicken soup, bone soup, crucian carp soup, etc. It is best to skim off the oil slick on the soup before stewing.
Foods that will breathe-break
Bird’s nest nourishes the lungs. Ancient saying: “(Bird’s nest) enters the lungs for qi, moisturize the kidneys, and enters the stomach to nourish the center of body.” Bird’s Nest has obviously effective for healing lungs and coughing. At the same time, the lungs control the skin and hair, and the human body uses the lung qi to spread and reduce the qi, blood and body fluids to spread throughout the body.
However, some small ingredients also have small health care effects (such as reducing lung heat, regulating qi, etc.), but they reduce the effect of lung qi. If eaten with bird’s nest, it is not too much for those who want to supplement lung qi.
water chestnut: One of the recipes recommended for babies is stewed bird’s nest with water chestnut. water chestnut can clear heat and promote fluid, relieve cough caused by lung heat, and nourish stomach yin. However, water chestnut eliminates food accumulation and breaks qi, which is not suitable for people with insufficient lung qi.
Mint: It is very pleasant to have a bowl of bird’s nest with a faint mint aroma in summer. It has a certain cooling effect and can help to eliminate lung fire. However, if you have cough and asthma caused by lung deficiency, it’s not recommended to eat much mint bird’s nest. Yes, eating too much mint can easily damage the lungs and sadness.
Kumquat: The effect of kumquat regulating qi is very good. Girls who are prone to indigestion can eat a little kumquat to help digest and regulate qi, but not recommended for those with weak spleen and stomach. For the same reason as above, kumquat is not suitable eaten with bird’s nest, stewing the two together will affect the effect of bird’s nest to nourish the lungs.
Foods that dissipate blood stasis
Bird’s nest has a certain effect of nourishing yin and regulating menstruation. Women who have irregular periods can eat bird’s nest to help restore their body, but there are many types of irregular periods. There was a recipe saying that eating Motherwort can relieve the pain from menstruation. For those with dysmenorrhea, here is a reminder that Motherwort belongs to warming meridians, dredging blood and dissipating blood stasis. To put it simply, Motherwort can help eliminate congestion from the body, but this is not suitable for girls with less yin deficiency and blood.
Always consult a physician before you start using any dietary or herbal supplements.
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