Eating more peas can remove spots and beautify the face. The compendium of Materia Medica says that peas have the effect of “removing black spots and making the face shiny”.
Modern studies have found that peas are rich in vitamin A, which can be converted into vitamin A in the body, and vitamin A has the effect of moistening the skin, and it is taken from general foods without toxic side effects. Eating peas also has the function of reducing swelling and stretching the skin, and can tighten the wrinkles around the eyes.
About whitening vegetables, there is also the saying of “double beans”, which means potatoes and peas.
Potatoes are rich in B vitamins and a large amount of high-quality cellulose, as well as trace elements, protein, fat, high-quality starch and other nutrients.
These ingredients play an important role in the process of anti-aging and disease prevention, and can effectively help women detoxify. It contains rich vitamin C to make women recover and whiten their skin. In addition, the crude fiber in potatoes can also play a role in moistening the intestines and defecating.
Chinese medicine believes that white radish can “benefit the five internal organs and whiten the muscles”.
White radish is a common vegetable. It can be eaten raw or cooked, and its taste is slightly spicy. It can promote digestion, enhance appetite, accelerate gastrointestinal peristalsis and relieve cough and phlegm. Can white radish whiten? Because white radish is rich in vitamin C, vitamin C is an antioxidant, which can inhibit melanin synthesis, prevent fat oxidation, and prevent lipofuscin deposition. Therefore, eating white radish often can make the skin white and delicate.
Carrots are known as “skin food”, which can moisturize the skin. What it contains β Carotene can resist oxidation, whiten skin, remove excess horniness, calm and soothe oily acne skin, and egg yolk and honey have moisturizing and moisturizing effects. In addition, carrots are rich in pectin, which can combine with mercury to eliminate harmful ingredients in the human body and make the skin look more delicate and rosy.
Wax gourd is a good beauty product, which has a significant effect on whitening skin. Rub the face with wax gourd tablets every day or wash the face with wax gourd pulp frequently, which can make the facial skin fine and smooth and reduce chloasma. This may be related to the fact that the melon pulp contains histidine, urinary enzymes and a variety of vitamins
Winter melon has always been regarded as a top-quality slimming melon with the reputation of “slimming melon”. Modern medical circles believe that the slimming effect of winter melon is mainly due to its rich propanedioic acid, which can inhibit the conversion of sugars into fat, thus preventing fat accumulation in the human body and producing slimming effect. Shennong’s classic of Materia Medica says that winter melon is “a good color, beneficial to Qi and hunger, light in body and resistant to aging”. Wax gourd contains trigonelline and propanedioic acid. The former can accelerate the metabolism of the body, and the latter can prevent sugar from being converted into fat, thus playing the role of weight loss.