The Mid-Autumn Festival is coming soon. Everyone will prepare mooncakes. The mooncakes symbolize reunion, which is a must-eat for the Mid-Autumn Festival. No moon cake can eat moon cakes, but no moon cakes are not mid-autumn. Therefore, although moon cakes are high in sugar and high in oil, they cannot be included in healthy foods, but in the Mid-Autumn Festival, moon cakes should be eaten. So how do you eat to make this food a healthy one?
1. Eat more fresh moon cakes
The variety of moon cakes is so varied that it is impossible to eat them all. For example, according to the size of a family, you can choose a variety of mooncakes that you like to eat, cut into several portions, and at the same time divide, you can taste a variety of flavors.
2, eat moon cake should be a cup of hot tea
The hot tea can quench thirst, and the second can remove odor, greasy, and help digestion. Pu’er tea, green tea, jasmine tea and chrysanthemum tea are all good choices. If you don’t drink tea, boiled water is good, but it must be warm. Drinking cold drinks may cause diarrhea.
3, eat Moon cake should be appropriate
The moon cake contains more oil and sugar, and should not be consumed excessively, especially for the elderly, children, and gastrointestinal dysfunction. It is important to remember that mooncakes should not be eaten as a meal, preferably between meals. Eat less or not at night, especially if you don’t eat it two hours before going to bed. Older people should pay special attention to this.
4, eat moon cake should be salty and sweet
The moon cake is generally salty and sweet, such as salty sweet moon cake with food, should eat salty first If you have fresh, salty, sweet, spicy and other flavors of moon cakes, you should eat them in the order of fresh, salty, sweet and spicy, in order to taste the moon cake.
5, want Pay attention to the shelf life of mooncakes
Experts said that the current mooncake packaging is getting more and more high-end, many people use mooncakes as gifts to give gifts to relatives and friends, so many mooncakes are sent and transferred several times. Only opened and eaten. Since moon cakes are mainly composed of fats and sugars, they are easily deteriorated. However, many people know that the moon cake has passed the shelf life, because it is expensive, has not tasted the rancid taste, or eat the moon cake. In fact, this kind of damage to the body is very large. If the food that is out of date is light, it will cause acute gastroenteritis in the consumer. Seriously, it may cause cancer. Therefore, the mooncake should also pay attention to the shelf life.
6. Sugar-free moon cakes also have sugar
The main ingredients of mooncakes on the market today are flour, sugar, oil and ingredients, which are very high in calories. Food is not good for the human body. For the “healthy and sugar-free” mooncakes on the market, Hu Tingting pointed out that the so-called sugar-free mooncakes only refer to sugar-free. The sandwich nuts in the moon cake, the outer starch and so on will eventually be converted into sugar in the human body. If the intake is too much, the fat and blood sugar levels will also exceed the standard. Therefore, patients should eat moderate amounts of sugar-free moon cakes. In addition, cholecystitis, cholelithiasis, gastritis, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary heart disease patients can not eat more moon cakes, even sugar-free moon cakes, which peanuts, nuts eat too much will increase blood consistency, increase the burden on the heart Even myocardial infarction can be induced.
7. People should not eat moon cakes
Stomach ulcers, duodenal ulcers Patients, eating moon cakes will increase gastric acid secretion, which is not good for ulcer healing; chronic cholecystitis, Chronic pancreatitis Patients, eating moon cakes can easily relapse, causing severe biliary colic and upper abdominal pain; cholelithiasis patients who eat moon cakes will stimulate bile and easily cause biliary colic attacks. In particular, patients with juvenile gallstones must be fasting moon cakes; chronic diarrhea, acute hepatitis and recovery hepatitis patients should also avoid eating moon cakes. In addition, patients with dental caries should try to eat less mooncakes and brush their teeth immediately after eating; obesity, hyperlipidemia, arteriosclerosis, hypertension and coronary heart disease patients eat moon cakes After that, the blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels will increase, and the blood will become more viscous, so be sure to eat less.
8, eat Mooncakes should also be optimistic about the time
Breakfast: Eating mooncakes for breakfast is the most common and most acceptable way. But in the morning people need sugar, protein, vitamins and other nutrients, and moon cakes only contain the sugar and fat that the body needs, so it is recommended to mix with foods rich in protein and vitamins, such as egg vegetable salad. The amount of moon cakes should not exceed one quarter of a normal moon cake.
Lunch, dinner: There are relatively few people who use mooncakes as lunch and dinner. But some people like to eat moon cakes, so taking the moon cakes to the company for lunch, this is quite unhealthy behavior. Don’t think that moon cakes can replace normal meals. The various nutrients, fiber and vitamins contained in white rice, vegetables, fish, meat and other foods cannot be replaced by moon cakes. At most, the moon cake can replace the calories of the white rice, and the heat of a moon cake is equivalent to four or five bowls of white rice, so the amount of moon cake should be controlled at one quarter.
Five of the most characteristic moon cakes which are the healthiest:
1, Traditional moon cakes, the most healthy pastry of the five kernels
Because of the recipe The fillings are different. When eating, you should “grow your strengths and avoid weaknesses” and choose the variety that suits you better. Traditional Chinese moon cakes are roughly divided into five major systems: Beijing, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Anhui and China.
2, Beijing-style moon cake
Beijing-style moon cake originated in Beijing and Tianjin and its surrounding areas. It has a certain market in the north. Its main characteristics are sweetness and leather filling ratio. The general leather filling ratio is 4..6, the filling taste is special, taste Crunchy.
3, Soviet-style moon cake
The Soviet-style moon cake originated in Yangzhou. Its main feature is that the cake is loose, and the fillings have five kernels and bean paste. The sweetness is higher than other mooncakes.
4, Yunnan moon cakes
Similar to the Soviet-style moon cakes, but mainly salty, the main ham moon cake, the most non-greasy.
5, lotus seed egg yolk moon cake
Guangdong and Chaozhou moon cakes are characterized by lotus root and salted egg yolk. They are both sweet and salty, but they are also the hottest and unhealthy moon cakes.
Comparatively, among the traditional moon cakes, puff pastry, five kernels are relatively healthy moon cakes.