Chinese cuisine is nowadays a most famous and preferred cuisine when the talk is about parties or food for “taste change”. Almost all of us love this delicious cuisine items due to it’s aroma, appearance and taste. Momo, spring rolls or other variants of Chinese cuisines have finger licking taste and are highly delicious.
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A Chinese meal has carbohydrates/starch, veggies, or fishes/meat. And each Chinese dish has it’s distinct aroma, appearance and taste making it worth to be so famous in India. Although we are very well aware of how harmful it is for our health, we still have it for the sake of taste. Intake of such food affects badly our internal body organs.
Chinese cabbage is one of the veggies widely used for preparing Chinese cuisines. Along with the veggies and meat, one more important ingredient for some of the Chinese food items is all purpose flour. The amount of all purpose flour and cabbage we intake, directly makes our body prone to health issues. Although cabbage is a green leafy vegetable, it has some side effects as well. Thus today we will tell you about how the cabbage as an ingredient in the Chinese meal affects our body.
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1. Increased risk of Diarrhea
Cabbage consists of many dietary fibers which are essential and good for our stomach. These fibers in cabbage help in smooth excretion of waste from our body. Though eating more of these fiber leads to symptoms of diarrhea or block intenstines. Since the consumption of cabbage may lead you to diarrhea, thus cancer patients are asked to avoid it in their meal.
2. Interferes with Blood Sugar during Surgery
Blood sugar is affected by and interfered by the consumption of Cabbage. If there is a surgery scheduled for you, it is recommended not to intake it as it would affect the sugar level in your body.
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3. Deficiency and Thyroid Problem
Heavy consumption of cabbage becomes a nuisance and interferes with thyroid. As cabbage leads to deficiency of iodine in the body, thus creates problem in normal functioning of thyroid.
4. Increased Flatulence
The most infamous consequence of eating cabbage is flatulence or gas. Yes, consumption of cabbage may not be digested properly. If you eat cabbage in excess quantity, you may have to face this problem. So, it’s better to have cabbage in the right quantity and not in excess.
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These were some of the reasons that would convince you to avoid eating cabbage in any form in excess. Chinese cuisines have cabbage as their main ingredient which results in all the above problems if taken in excess. Apart from the problems caused by Cabbage, the “Maida” (all purpose flour) add more hazards to the health.
Moderate consumption of this green vegetable is alright and recommended, whereas heavy dosage is bad for our body. To be on a safer side and to avoid the harms, disease, deficiency caused by Cabbage, it is preffered to limit it’s consumption.
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Share it with your friends and family and educate them as well about the ill effects of having Chinese food and cabbage in excess.