Healing foods for summer



2019-08-17 por Mudán Burgos

Healing foods for summer

According to the understanding of traditional Chinese medicine, each food has an energetic essence that favors one or more particular organs. The theory of the five elements tells us that the bitter taste is associated with summer and the Fire element.

The heart and small intestine are predominant during the summer, so including foods in your summer meals that help heal this pair of organs can improve the health of the entire body throughout the year. Foods that strengthen and help heal your heart include broccoli, tomatoes and watermelon. Red apples, red grapes and pineapple are a blessing to your small intestine; Its soft and warm essence helps this organ to function more efficiently, which improves metabolism.
Try this simple recipe today!

STEAM BROCOLI WITH GARLIC

Broccoli actually decreases the internal heat in the heart and liver and helps prevent heart disease. This simple healing recipe gives this powerful green a delicious touch!

Ingredients
• 2 cups of water
• 3 cloves garlic, sliced ??
• 1/8 teaspoon salt
• 1/4 cup white grape juice
• 3 to 4 cups of broccoli
Instructions
• Place the water, garlic and salt in a large pot and boil.
• Lower the heat and add the white grape juice.
• Add broccoli and mix well in the liquid.
• Cover and steam for a few minutes until the broccoli is bright green and slightly tender.