The Chinese character "bamboo" is composed of "bamboo" and "xun". It is the sprout of bamboo growing from the soil at the beginning, and it is delicious. Bamboo shoots are available all year round, but only spring and winter bamboo shoots taste the best.
Nutrition facts of bamboo shoots
Content (per 100 g)
Content (per 100 g)
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
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saturated fatty acid
Monounsaturated fatty acid
Polyunsaturated fatty acids
The efficacy of bamboo shoots
Helps digestion, prevent constipation
How to choose bamboo shoots
Spring bamboo shoots should be fresh and tender, with yellow or white being the best; hair bamboo shoots should be neat and white, fresh and tender; line side bamboo shoots should be tender and color tender; winter bamboo shoots should be slightly white in yellow. Don't be deceived by some bamboo shoots that seem to be in vain and fat, the bamboo shoots that are too "strong" may not be so tender.
Storage method of bamboo shoots
Fresh bamboo shoots will become fibrous quickly after being placed at room temperature after harvesting, so it is best to use them as soon as possible for freshness. If you ca n’t eat them or buy them, do n’t eat them immediately. Evaporate and refrigerate in the refrigerator, but it is best to eat as soon as possible. Or buy some bamboo shoots and apply some salt on the cut surface, and then refrigerate in the refrigerator.
Taboos of bamboo shoots
The content of insoluble calcium oxalate in spring bamboo shoots is so high that it is not advisable for patients with various stones to eat more. In developing children, bone development is not yet mature. The oxalic acid contained in bamboo shoots will affect the body's absorption and utilization of calcium and zinc. If you eat too much bamboo shoots, children will be deficient in calcium and prone to chondropathy, and zinc deficiency will cause slow growth and development. Therefore, the 15-year-old should pay special attention to not eat more bamboo shoots. Excessive intake of cellulose can cause a burden on the stomach and intestines, and severely cause gastrointestinal upset. Children, elderly and infirm, those with indigestion, and those with weak spleen and intestines should not eat more bamboo shoots. People with allergies can easily cause urticaria by eating too much bamboo shoots. Bamboo shoots are cold and astringent products. Those with weak spleen and stomach or women who have postpartum and those who can induce and relapse asthma due to bamboo shoots do not eat bamboo shoots. In addition, bamboo shoots can also help sores, so patients with scabies should also avoid eating bamboo shoots.
Cooking tips for bamboo shoots
Because bamboo shoots contain a large amount of oxalic acid, it will affect the body's absorption and use of calcium. To prevent its disadvantages, it should be cooked and cooked thoroughly when eating bamboo shoots. Boil in water for 5-10 minutes, then stir-fry with other food. This can not only reduce the disadvantages of decomposition of most oxalic acid due to high temperature, but also make the dishes non-astringent and taste more delicious.
Taboos of winter bamboo shoots
The bamboo shoots are cold, and it is best not to eat for the elderly and infirm, and for women during menstruation and postpartum.