1. A nutritious snack that is easy to digest
The main nutritional components of chestnuts include carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, vitamin A, vitamin B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), vitamin C, niacin, carbohydrates, fat, protein, vitamins, and minerals. fully equipped. Vitamin B1, called the fatigue-relieving vitamin, is four times that of rice, and it is rich in vitamin C that boosts immunity and vitamin D that is involved in growth. It is also good as a nutritional supplement for postpartum care and recovery from illness.
2. Natural laxative to stop stomach upset and diarrhea
In Donguibogam, it is introduced that chewing chestnuts slowly is effective when stomach upset and diarrhea are severe, and eating chestnuts can be helpful even if you have poor digestion and frequent loose stools.
3. Kidney fruit that helps diuresis
Chestnuts protect the kidneys enough to be called the fruit of the kidneys and have a good diuretic effect. If you feel bloated or bloated in your lower abdomen due to difficulty urinating, taking chestnuts may help.
4. Relieve hangover after drinking
Eating chestnuts as a side dish or eating chestnuts rich in vitamin C after drinking can also help relieve a hangover. Almost all hangover remedies contain vitamin C, because vitamin C inhibits the production of acetaldehyde, a substance that breaks down alcohol that causes hangovers, and helps relieve fatigue.
5. Motion sickness medicine to make sea travel more comfortable
You can see fresh chestnuts sold with the phrase “Good night for motion sickness” posted at the port stalls where passenger ships to and from Ulleungdo and other islands stay. Motion sickness is caused when the body’s sense of balance fails to adapt to the unfamiliar and irregular movements of cars or ships, and it gets worse as fatigue and stress have a sensitive effect on the balance organ. In this case, if you eat hard and chewy foods such as raw chestnuts or chewing gum, the blood circulation of the head becomes active through head and neck muscle exercise, and it has the effect of lightening mental factors such as fatigue and stress. In particular, if you prepare four or five raw chestnuts and chew them, you can relieve the uncomfortable feeling of nausea and vomiting caused by motion sickness.