For summer diet, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) upholds the principle of “Eat greasy in winter and light in summer”, meaning in cold winter, the body needs food with high fat and calorie such as lamb and beef, while in summer, the hotness impedes liver’s coursing function, which helps to regulate Qi stagnation and nourish blood, causing symptoms of irritation, stomach upset, insomnia and so on, therefore, food people have in summer should be low in salt and oil, easy to digest and can help clear away heat in the body.
Today we would like to recommend our readers one recipe appropriate for summer. It is quick, easy and require only everyday ingredients.
Kefir smoothie with classic oatmeal
The rich dietary fiber contained in oatmeal facilitates digestion. Kefir is a compound acidified milk made with over 10 lactic acid bacteria and yeast. It can effectively improve digestion and increase calcium utility. Honey is conducive to clearing heat, moistening dryness, easing pain and detoxification.
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