Updated: Jan 15, 2019
The implication when eating too much:
During the Chinese New Year season, many of us have eaten one too many delicious chocolates, crispy potatoes, cookies, and others. So, do you know what happens to your body when you eat too much?
1) Nausea 恶心
Nausea is a term that describes the feeling that you might vomit. People with nausea have a queasy feeling that ranges from slightly uncomfortable to agonizing, often accompanied by clammy skin and grumbling or lurching stomach.
2) Indigestion 消化不良
- Eating too much, eating too fast, eating high-fat foods, or eating during stressful situations
- Drinking too much alcohol
3) Bloating 腹胀
-Too much salt, carbs.
-Eat too fast
Tips: Eating too much
- Eat Some Ginger 生姜
Ginger has been linked to many health benefits. These include reductions in nausea, muscle pain, inflammation and blood sugar levels.
Drink some Hawthorn drink when consuming too much meat.
Hawthorn Berries stimulate bile and gastric secretions, aiding in the digestion of stagnant food in the GI tract, especially that which is rich in fats or protein.They also contain various organic compounds that interact with gut flora to improve the digestion of nutrients.
山楂 Hawthorn Berry
-Barley Sprout 麦芽, Tangerine Peel 陈皮
Common Chinese herbs used to relieve digestive problems
麦芽 Barley Sprout
陈皮 Tangerine Peel
-Eat On Smaller Plates
Reducing the size of your dinnerware can help you unconsciously reduce your meal portions. This is likely to help you consume less food without feeling deprived.