A10. Heating up ginger.
When you eat raw ginger, the effect to sterilize and strengthen immune is expected. When ginger is heated up, the substance changes to shogaol which makes blood circulation better.
Honey ginger with boiled water warms your body:
(1) Soaking sliced ginger in honey for a week.
(2) Putting two table spoons of honey with a sliced ginger in a cup.
(3) Pouring boiled water and mixing it.
Oligosaccharide in honey and shogaol in ginger are expected to have the effect to make blood circulation better. Honey activates intestinal bacteria.
Q11. Our body temperature is the lowest in the morning. What is effective to warm up your body when you eat for breakfast?
(A) Boiled eggs (B) Coffee (C) Salad
A11. (A) Boiled eggs.
Coffee and salad cool the body. When protein contained in a boiled egg is digested, stomach moves intensely producing heat, leading to the rise of the body temperature. It takes time to digest protein so it produces more heat.
Q12. Which is effective exercise to warm your body?
(A) Rubbing your back (B) Rubbing your thighs
A12. (A) Rubbing your back.
Body warming exercise
(1) Prepare a towel.
(2) Fold the towel in four.
(3) Put the towel around your back and holding it in your arm pit.
(4) Moving toward the right and left pulling the towel a little strongly.
There are many brown adipose cells producing heat in the back, the neck and the arm pit. This exercise is good for raising the body temperature and losing weight because it produces heat, raising basal metabolism.