“Death in the mouth, sickness in the legs”! The words of my ancestor are full of wisdom

Have you heard the old saying, “Death on the mouth, sickness in the legs”?

Although the old people did not read many books in the past, they could sum up their experience from practical life. That’s the lesson they’ve learned. It sounds cheesy, but it makes sense. It’s full of wisdom.

After reading the following, you may be able to praise the truth of it.

“Dead on the mouth” – not eating breakfast hurts the body

We used to say, “Eat well in the morning, eat well at noon, and eat less at night.”

Now the opposite is true. Sloppiness in the morning, fighting at noon and eating and drinking too much in the evening are the root of all diseases.

Have you ever felt that you can’t concentrate and your mind is slow when you skip breakfast?

In addition to this, skipping breakfast will also affect the secretion of gastric acid, bile excretion, inducing gastritis, gallstones and other digestive diseases.

The university of Erlangen study also showed that people who do not eat breakfast lose an average of 2.5 years of life.

“Dead on the mouth” — eating too fast hurts your body

The pressures of work and life make us always in a state of high tension. It seems that eating is just for simple physical needs, so we always Wolf down our meals.

It’s actually very bad for your health.

Fast eating, food chewing is not fine, easy to damage the digestive tract mucosa, produce chronic inflammation; In addition, eat fast, food lumps of large volume, easy to produce strong mechanical stimulation of the esophagus, over time will cause cancer.

“Dead on the mouth” — drinking drinks instead of water can kill you

Water is the source of life, and 90% of the composition of blood comes from water. To a certain extent, “water quality determines blood quality, while blood quality determines constitution”.

Some people drink a lot of drinks to keep themselves hydrated, which is highly undesirable.

Why, you may ask, are drinks so harmful? In fact, the biggest danger in beverages is sugar! According to a study published in the international medical journal Circulation, the more sugary drinks you drink, the greater your risk of an early death.

Remember: drink thousands of times, the most healthy or that cup of water!

“Die on the mouth” — smoking and drinking kill you

It is well known that smoking is harmful to your health, and a large amount of research data shows that smoking is the leading cause of many cancers, including nasopharyngeal cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, lung cancer and oral cancer.

Smoking is bad, drinking is bad too!

According to a study published in the Lancet medical journal, drinking alcohol can harm the body, and even small amounts can increase the risk of cancer. Around the world, 3.3 million people die each year from alcohol abuse.

In a word, smoking and drinking are not good for your health. You should drink in moderation and smoke in moderation. However, for the sake of your health, it is more reliable to quit smoking and stop drinking.

“It’s in my legs” — sitting too long is killing me

Many people use being busy and not having the time to exercise as an excuse to avoid it, but one of the easiest and most effortless ways you can do it is to leave anytime, anywhere.

Walking can make the bones, muscles, ligaments, joints and other sports organs of the whole body move, play a role in enhancing muscle strength, strengthening muscles and bones, and making joints more flexible.

In life, the average person takes 4,000 steps a day, but that’s not enough. The Dietary Guidelines for Chinese residents (2007) suggest that “adults engage in physical activity equivalent to more than 6,000 steps per day”.

But also want to pay attention to moderate exercise, such as some people walk, walk tens of thousands of steps a day, but the body may not be able to stand, exercise too much will cause a lot of pressure on the knee.

Health, peace and longevity is our Chinese people’s best wish. The experience of thousands of years tells us that the simplest and most difficult thing for people to get healthy is to stop talking and start moving. This is the truth of keeping healthy.