Known as “vegetables”, many people may think that eating more vegetables is better and beneficial to the body. Eating a lot of vegetables nothing dangerous but actually. There are still some groups of vegetables that are popular in Thailand. Often found in Thai food That we may eat often is not good or not suitable for everyone’s health as we think.
5 popular vegetables of Thai people with caution when eating
Cucumbers reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, nourish the skin and are also a healthy vegetable for those who are on a diet. But cucumbers may be vegetables that have been contaminated with pesticides. Eating whole cucumbers without washing them thoroughly. It may cause the body to be toxic from pesticides. and can be harmful to the UFABET body
Therefore, before eating cucumbers should be peeled. And wash thoroughly By soaking in water mixed with 1 tablespoon of salt for about 10 minutes. Then rinse with running water. To help reduce the chemical residue that may be left out.
Cabbage is high in vitamin C. prevent cardiovascular disease Improves bowel function and reduce the risk of cancer But for those who have allergies to vegetables in the family of lettuce and cabbage. *Cabbage should be avoided as it can cause allergic reactions, vomiting, rashes, and swollen face and tongue. People with diabetes and those with abnormal thyroid function should also avoid eating cabbage. Because cabbage may result in less thyroid function. because cabbage especially raw cabbage. There may be inhibitors that block the production of thyroid hormones.
In addition, because cabbage helps reduce blood sugar levels. If eaten in large quantities especially those who need to undergo surgery. It may result in blood sugar levels dropping too much during surgery. that could lead to unconscious seizures Therefore, it is recommended to stop eating cabbage at least 2 weeks before surgery.
Kale contains potassium that may help reduce the risk of developing high blood pressure. And coronary heart disease, vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. May reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes , reduce the risk of cancer. and promotes digestive system function, eye health, bone, hair and skin health.
But eating too much kale can affect thyroid function. especially in those with low thyroid function and people with kidney disease You may need to limit your kale intake. Because kale is high in potassium. And if eating too much potassium can cause the kidneys to work hard. and can be life threatening Including those taking anticoagulants such as Coumadin and Warfarin may need to limit their intake of kale. Because kale contains vitamin K that helps blood clot. which may affect how the drug works
Celery is rich in many antioxidants. that may help prevent cancer Contains Apigenin, a type of flavonoid that helps fight free radicals anti-inflammatory May help reduce blood lipids It may also help promote nerve cell formation from oil compounds like 3-n-butylphthalide.
But in some people, eating too much celery can cause bloating or gas. Because celery contains mannitol in large quantities, which may interfere with intestinal absorption of nutrients and cause gastrointestinal disorders. Additionally, celery can cause allergic reactions in some people. Which causes hives, swelling, difficulty breathing because celery contains allergens such as Profilin, Flavoprotein, including celery may also contain the fungus Sclerotinia Sclerotinia. Sclerotiorum) that may cause dermatitis in people with sensitive skin as well.
Lettuce is rich in antioxidants. that has a positive effect on health boosting the immune system anti-inflammatory And may help prevent chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease. promotes the functioning of the digestive system strengthen the immune system strengthens bones It is also good for pregnant women and their unborn babies. because it is rich in folate Which is a vitamin that is important to pregnant women and fetuses. That helps strengthen the muscles and development of the fetus. and may help prevent neurodegenerative diseases in newborns
But when eating lettuce, be careful of contaminants or toxins that may remain in the lettuce, such as pesticides, because if eating contaminated vegetables for a long time May cause those contaminants or toxins to accumulate in the body to the point of adverse health effects such as dizziness, headache, fatigue, shortness of breath, convulsions, or may be fatal. Therefore, before eating lettuce should be washed thoroughly. by separating lettuce leaves into separate leaves and then rinse thoroughly with running water To clean soil stains, dirt, bacteria, pathogens, etc.