Chinese food is full of fat

Pleasure and medicine | 13 reasons why we should eat Chinese more often

No wonder China is also called the “land of smiles” - even eating is fun there! Because the Chinese eat above all to stay healthy. With every piece of vegetables, meat and rice you gain "Qi" - life energy.

Food is considered a mild medicine in China because it has power over the entire organism. Anyone who eats wrongly or too much disturbs the harmony in the body. In order to restore your balance, you only have to do one thing - eat right.

How do the Chinese do it?

Nutritionist Sven David-Müller from Berlin: “They prepare everything fresh and with little fat and do not store food for long. In addition, they eat twice as many vegetables, but only half as much meat as we Germans. "

What is the difference between Chinese and German cuisine?

Müller: “The typical German cuisine with pork knuckle, sausages, breaded schnitzel and chops is fat, while the Chinese cuisine is vegetable. The Chinese eat rice and Germans tend to eat fried potatoes, fried croquettes or French fries with mayonnaise. And: The Chinese cuisine relies on herbs and spices - the German on Maggi, salt and ready-made sauces. "

Why we should eat Chinese more often:

By the way: The Chinese also show courage to insect on their plates: grasshoppers, shark brains, chicken feet and scorpions are all considered delicate. In this country it is difficult to make friends with insects on the plate (whether alive or dead).

The little critters are real nutrient bombs: Crickets, for example, consist of 12.9 percent protein and 5.1 percent carbohydrates. They also contain 75.8 milligrams of calcium and 9.5 milligrams of iron per 100 grams - in comparison, minced meat can pack with its 18 milligrams of calcium and 2.4 milligrams of iron per 100 grams.