August 3, 2019
Summer street food guide
Young people are experts with Hong Kong Street food. Street food is not only cheap but also tasty, so younger people always choose to have street food instead of eating a proper meal! A bunch of fish balls on one hand, a cup of pearl milk tea on the other. Then top with one more spicy snacks. How naughty and happy! However, it is often said that eating too much will hurt the stomach. These street foods are mostly spicy, heavy tasting, sweet and hot-like foods. It is easy to have dampness and heat in the stomach when eating too much oily and fatty foods at once. Those with damp heat body type often experience symptoms such as difficulty passing stool, loose stool or sticky stool, extra or yellowish vaginal discharge for ladies, body odor, bad breath or acne caused by stronger oil excretion! How can you enjoy the fun of having street food and reduce the harm to the body? Try the following guide! But the most important thing is to eat more fresh and delicious food, do not skip a meal and replace it with street food !
1 / Avoid ordering too much
You may over indulge and order too much. In order to avoid stagnation leading to indigestion, you can share with your friends.
2/ Enjoy the original taste of food without sauce
Try to add less sauce or seasoning such as soy sauce, chili oil, sweet sauce, salt and pepper, so as not to increase the burden on the spleen and stomach.
3/ Drinks should be less sweet with less ice
It is hard to stop drinking cold drinks completely. It is better to start with less ice or room temperature! You can choose to drink juice with summer fruits or melons such as watermelon, pineapple, melon and sour ingredients such as kiwi, Chinese hawthorn and lemon.
4/ Stand still to eat
Do not eat when walking, so as not to increase the burden on the spleen and stomach and affect digestion.
5/ Beware of the frequency
Street food can not replace a meal, and it is recommended to eat only once a week.
6/ Clear heat and dispel dampness in summer
Do you want to have street food in summer? Then always eat more food that can clear heat and dispel dampness such as mung beans, coix seed etc.