Developing healthy eating habits and eating healthy food have a lot of benefits on human body, such as preventing diseases and beautifying the skin. So the following section will introduce the health effects of eight kinds of common snacks, which are very popular among women.
First, sunflower seeds–to beautify the skin. Sunflower seeds contain protein, fat, and various kinds of vitamins and minerals. And it is particularly rich in linoleic acid, which can help to maintain the delicacy of the skin, and can prevent skin dryness and the formation of freckles.
Second, walnuts–to promote the health of fingernails. Walnuts are rich in auxin, which can strengthen the fingernails. Meanwhile, it contains a large number of plant proteins, which can promote the growth of fingernails. As a result, often eating walnuts is beneficial to the health of the fingernails.
Third, jujube–to prevent scurvy. Jujube contains a high content of vitamin C, which is called as the “vitamin C pill” by the nutritionists. If the diet lacks of vitamin C, it will make people feel fatigue, and even lead to scurvy.
Fourth, cheese–to strengthen the teeth. Cheese is a “warehouse” of calcium, which can make the teeth strong. Through research, nutritionists have pointed out that, if an adult eats 150 grams of cheese per day, they can have strong teeth when they grow old.
Fifth, figs–to promote blood circulation. Figs contain a kind of chemical substance which is similar to aspirin. This substance can dilute the blood, increase the blood flow, so as to supply adequate blood to the brain.
Sixth, pumpkin seeds–to invigorate the brain. Pumpkin seeds contain great amounts of unsaturated fatty acid, carotene, peroxides and enzymes, which can guarantee adequate blood flow in the brain, so as to make people full of energy and radiant.
Seventh, sesame paste–to make the hair black. It is well-known that sesame has the effects of blackening the hair and enriching the blood. So often eating sesame paste can prevent and treat many hair diseases, such as gray hair and hair loss, so as to make the hair black, shiny, and beautiful.
Eighth, peanut–to prevent skin diseases. Peanut is rich in vitamin B2 (riboflavin), which is one of the vitamins that are lacked of in Chinese daily diet. So eating more peanuts not only can supplement the deficiency of vitamin B2 in daily diet, but also can prevent cleft lip, eye redness and itching, seborrheic dermatitis and many other diseases.