Blood Sugar Stabilizer: Pu-Erh Tea
Recommended way to drink: Pu-Erh tea is recommended to drink between meals, and to brew it with boiling water. The tea needs prewashed to drink.
Blood Lipid Regulating Agent: Oats
Recommended way to eat: it is recommended to choose the most pure oats, which are large, whole-grain, not processed and without any sugar, cream etc. Oat congee with nuts are nutritious and delicious.
Blood Pressure Lowering Agent: Celery
Recommended Way to Eat: Cook celery with less oil and salt, otherwise it will undermine the hypotensive effects of celery. Celery can also be blanched for salad or juiced to drink.
Blood Circulation Catalyst: Black Beans
Recommended Way to Eat: anthocyanin is more stable in acidic conditions, therefore soaking in vinegar is helpful to the absorption of the nutrients in black beans. Stir fry the black beans first, let them cool, then soak the black beans in the vinegar, be sure to let the vinegar covers the black bean and left about 1/3 of the space for black beans to expand. Cover the pan and wait for the black beans to expand. After the black beans are fully expanded, the black beans are ready to eat. Black beans can also be used to make bean milk or bean congee.
Vascular Purification Agent: Kelp
Recommended Way to Eat: After soaking in the water, kelp can be made seaweed salad. Since the kelp has the cooling property, it is recommended that seaweed combines with braised bean curd in high temperature for the cold and weak people to eat.
Thrombolytic Agent: Natto
Recommended Way to Eat: In order to maintain the activities of nattokinase, natto must be consumed fresh and cold. Natto cannot be heated. In order to keep natto good for cardiovascular health, natto is not advised to be consumed with large amount of oil or meat.
Now you have some tips for your daily health. Should you have conditions which are not able to be helped by dietary modification alone. Our practitioners here in Integrated Oriental Medicine, PS are ready to help you the natural way to get healthier through acupuncture and Chinese herbs. Give us a call (206) 440-1634 or email us: firstname.lastname@example.org