. Melon seeds are common snacks. Especially in winter, a group of people gather around to heat, chat and eat melon seeds. But eating melon seeds is particular. If you don’t eat it right, it will hurt your body. It may also lead to poisoning. This is not a alarmist talk. You can tell from a detailed look. Now follow to understand it!
Be careful when you eat melon seeds, which may bring 8 hazards:
1, hurt tongue
when you eat melon seeds for a long time, you will find that the tip of the tongue will feel tingling, which is the redness and swelling pain caused by repeated contact and friction between melon seed shell and the tip of the tongue.
2, injured spleen and stomach
melon seeds are nuts, rich in oil, not conducive to digestion, such as large consumption can cause gastrointestinal flatulence, abdominal distension, abdominal pain and other reactions.
3, injured teeth
eating melon seeds can hurt teeth, especially those who often use the front door teeth to eat melon seeds. After a long time, they can grind a small pit, which affects the appearance.
4, injured liver
in order to cater to everyone’s taste, businesses have launched a variety of flavors of melon seeds, but most of them are added with a variety of food additives, often eating additives is not good for the body, especially the additives that do not meet the national standards will damage the human liver.
melon seed itself is not carcinogenic, but also very good benefits of eating melon seed.
1 melon seed is rich in potassium, which can protect human heart function and prevent hypertension.
2, melon seeds contain vitamin E, can promote human blood circulation, antioxidant and prevent human aging.
3. Melon seeds are flat in nature and sweet in taste. They have the effects of tonifying deficiency, anticancer and reducing blood lipid.
4 and melon seeds contain phytosterols and phospholipids, which can inhibit the synthesis of cholesterol in human body, reduce plasma cholesterol and prevent arteriosclerosis.
5 and melon seeds can stabilize emotions, enhance brain memory and treat insomnia and dreaminess.
6 and melon seeds contain about 50% fat, mainly unsaturated fat and no cholesterol; Linoleic acid content up to 70, help to reduce the body’s blood cholesterol level, beneficial to the protection of cardiovascular health.
7, melon seeds are rich in iron, zinc, potassium, magnesium and other trace elements, so that sunflower seeds can prevent anemia and other diseases. Sunflower seed is a good source of vitamin B1 and vitamin E.
The correct way to eat melon seeds is
1. Choose the right time to eat
melon seeds. Try to eat them one hour after a meal. Because eating too many melon seeds will distend your stomach and affect food digestion, it is not suitable to eat melon seeds immediately after a meal. Do not eat melon seeds before meals, otherwise it will affect the appetite, melon seeds eat more will have a sense of satiety.
2. Pay attention to the quantity of eating melon seeds
eating too much melon seeds will cause the air to enter the gastrointestinal tract with the chewed melon seeds, causing flatulence in the gastrointestinal tract and causing belching, abdominal distension, abdominal pain and other abdominal discomfort symptoms. Too much melon seeds at one time will consume a lot of saliva and gastric juice, affect the digestion of normal food, and lead to indigestion and other diseases.
3, choose the right melon seeds to eat
melon seeds are divided into many kinds, including sunflower seeds, sea melon seeds, white melon seeds, hanging melon seeds, watermelon seeds, cucumber seeds, Luffa seeds, etc. no matter which kind of melon seeds, they are generally divided into original flavor and multi flavor. It is suggested to eat more original flavor and less multi flavor. The original melon seeds do not have too much sodium cyclamate and other additives, Eating is not harmful to health.
4, pay attention to eat melon seeds at the same time supplement water
melon seeds eat more will cause false fire. Therefore, when eating melon seeds to drink more water, you can drink some green tea and other raw tea, can play a very good role in reducing fire.