Lower blood pressure
The non-crystalline alkaloid N-9 contained in lotus seeds lowers blood pressure, promotes blood circulation, lowers blood sugar and blood lipids in the blood, relieves numbness and aching near waist and knees.
[Lotus seed side effects and contraindications]
Lotus seed is an edible food. It has no known side effects and it is suitable for general population. However, it shouldn't be consumed in the following 2 situations: people usually have dry stool or abdominal fullness due to constipation, plus patients are diagnosed with weak physique or deficiency of spleen and stomach since it is cold in nature.
Patients with chronic stomach disease should be cautious or eat less.
It contains large amounts of starch and raffinose, 16.6% protein, 2.0% fat, 62% carbohydrate, 0.089% calcium, 0.285% phosphorus, and 0.0064% Fe. In addition, it also contains β-Sitosterol, β-Sitosterol fatty ester, vitamin C, glucose, chlorophyll, palmitic acid and glutathione.
Prevention of myopia
Lotus seeds can help supplement the nutrients needed by the ciliary muscles and sclera in the eye, prevent myopia, and very helpful for eye and vision care.
prevent and cure diseases
include chronic diarrhea or dysentery, loss of appetite because of spleen deficiency, emission due to the kidney deficiency, urinary incontinence, uterine bleeding, morbid leucorrhea, restlessness, palpitation, and insomnia, stomach disorders that cause nausea, postpartum choking cough due to stomach cold, vomiting, or bloating.
There are two forms of iron in food, haem and non-haem irons. Foods from animals provide both forms and foods from plants provide only non-haem form of iron. Haem iron is better absorbed than non-haem iron. Iron overload can occur and is more common in men, as it is believed their diet contains more meat. Besides red meat, good sources of iron are poultry, avocado, apricots, parsley, nettle, pumpkin seeds and dried fruit.
Iron deficiency is a very common nutritional disorder, affecting mostly women, children, elderly people, vegetarians and vegans. Iron deficiency represents depleted stores of iron, prolonged iron deficiency leads to iron deficiency anemia (also called anaemia), which has effect on ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen around the body. This may present symptoms such as fatigue, headache and pallor. Iron deficiency anemia can have also effect on behavior influencing mental and physical performance.
IRON – Fe
Iron is a vital essential nutrient that is required for optimal health and its primary role is to carry oxygen around the body.
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