December 30, 2019
Have healthy habits
What is your resolution for 2020? According to some studies, in addition to world peace, most people hope that they and their families are in good health. If you want to be healthy, you must know how to maintain health. Chinese medicine believes change of health status is closely related to the internal organs so keeping the spleen and stomach healthy is a basis of health. Having rice water daily can nourish the spleen and stomach. The rice water that we recommend is made with red rice, white rice and coix seeds. Red rice and white rice are mild in nature, coupled with small amounts of coix seeds can help to achieve it’s healing effects of dispelling dampness and strengthening the spleen. This recipe is mild in nature, and is suitable for the entire family. Having it daily can reduce the load on the digestive system.
Besides drinking rice water, you should also fine-tune your lifestyle. Eating less cold/raw, fried, oily, spicy, thick sauce foods as these will hurt the spleen and stomach. You should drink less milk tea, coffee, beer, and cold drinks as well. Sleep early and get up early, avoid staying up late. Do moderate exercises, keep your emotions calm and relieve stress appropriately. You can have herbal tea and soup according to your body condition. Make a promise for your health now, print out the “Healthy 2020 goals” image and paste it visibly, remind yourself to finish these goals in 2020.
Simple rice water
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons red rice, half tablespoon of white rice, half tablespoon of coix seeds
Preparation: rinse all ingredients thoroughly. Combine all ingredients with 800-1000ml of water and cook on high heat until boiling. Turn to low heat and simmer for 20-30 minutes.
*Rice water should be made fresh daily and should not be stored overnight as it may spoil easily.
*For pregnant ladies, they can omit coix seeds
*Those suffering from diabetes should consult a nutritionist before having rice water.
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