Having seen rice and wine many times on the tray of “Killing Insects” day, have you ever wondered why you should eat sticky rice wine on the Lunar New Year?
Dragon Boat Festival (on June 14 of this calendar) is one of the great holidays, not only in Vietnam but also in China, Korea… Particularly in Vietnam, one of the dishes that cannot be eaten Missing on this day is rice wine, or rice wine, and especially sticky rice wine (coal purple). What is the reason?
According to their grandparents, the Lunar New Year is when “worms” in the body easily become sluggish because of the change of seasons. Therefore, this is the right time for humans to use food to kill them. Besides water-drifting tea, ú leaf gio cake, sticky rice wine also plays the role of “insect killer” on this day. In fact, in addition to the customary reason, the benefits of supporting the body’s purification, stimulating the taste buds… of the sticky rice wine, are even more reasonable when used to kill insects in people.
Some benefits of clean, well-processed glutinous rice wine can be listed as follows:
Beneficial for digestion
In Oriental medicine, sticky rice is an easy-to-digest medicine that helps to warm the stomach. Glutinous rice is very useful for people with weak stomachs, stomach ulcers… Glutinous seeds themselves contain a lot of insoluble fiber, for people with linear, rectal cancer or difficult problems in digestion. digestion, “wasting waste out”, this is a precious medicine.
Glutinous sticky rice is also known as “supplementary blood” thanks to its higher protein content of 6.8% and 20% higher fat than other types of sticky rice. Sticky rice contains up to 8 types of amino acids and trace elements to help the body be healthier and more beautiful.
Iron supplement support
According to research, for every 100g of glutinous rice, there will be 1.2mg of iron. Therefore, glutinous rice wine helps pregnant women, who have a less healthy appearance, look fresher.
Good for cardiovascular
The results of scientific research have shown that glutinous rice yeast contains active ingredients lovastatin and egosterol, which helps to limit cardiovascular events and help regenerate blood vessels for patients after surgery for cerebrovascular accident.
Louisiana State University (USA) analyzed bran samples taken from glutinous rice grown in the South of this country. They found that the seeds contain very high levels of the antioxidant anthocyanin, a substance that has the potential to fight cancer, heart disease and many other diseases.
This black antioxidant helps protect vessel walls and prevent DNA damage, which leads to cancer, the researchers said.
Thanks to many benefits, delicious but affordable and easy to make, sticky rice not only appears on the day of the Dragon Boat Festival but is also popularly sold as a daily snack and dessert.
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