means “spring onion in the first month, leek in February”. In February and March of the lunar calendar, it is the golden time to eat leeks. In this issue, life times invited Zhang Rongchun, deputy chief physician of the Department of traditional Chinese medicine of Zhongda Hospital of Southeast University, to guide everyone to eat leeks healthily.

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Chinese chives are warm in nature and pungent in taste, and have the effects of tonifying and warming Yang, benefiting liver and strengthening stomach. Spring temperature is changeable, need to protect Yang, should eat more leek, onion, ginger isothermal food. Some, eat leek in spring, enhance liver function. The volatile oil and sulfide contained in leek can help to reduce blood lipid and prevent arteriosclerosis. In addition, leek is rich in vitamins and crude fiber, known as “intestinal lavage”, so it has the effect of moistening the intestines and defecating, treating constipation, and also can effectively prevent the occurrence of intestinal cancer.

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leeks are edible for the general population, especially suitable for people with poor constitution, rough skin, constipation and hemorrhoids. There are many ways to eat leek, such as fried eggs with leek, leek boxes, leek dumplings, etc. Leek can also be eaten with japonica rice, boiled into leek porridge, delicious. Need to remind is, the following categories of people to eat less leek.

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are popular. This kind of person constitution partial heat, often appears the mouth dry, the raw mouth sore and so on the fire symptom, but the leek nature is warm, partial warm tonic, if eats massively, will aggravate the fire symptom.

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do not digest well. Leek is rich in dietary fiber, can promote gastrointestinal peristalsis, but it is not easy to digest. Patients with gastric ulcer, gastrointestinal discomfort, stool is better to eat less leek, otherwise a large number of crude fiber will stimulate the intestinal wall, causing diarrhea.

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were initially cured. This kind of human body quality is weak, the digestion ability is poor, and the leek itself is not easy to digest, so to eat less, the best to eat rice porridge and other easy to digest food. The above content of

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