Saturday, December 31, 2016

Confinement Food Journal - Supper! Chicken Tonic soup

For boosting energy and nourishment: 
Chicken contains amino acid tryptophan, which helps to boost the moods, and vitamins to boost energy levels.
But auntie also says to only consume chicken after 12 days of delivery.

For warming the body and improving blood circulation:
Red-rooted sage (dang shen) is used to maintain a healthy level of iron in the body. 

Angelica (dang gui) is rich in calcium and helps improves blood circulation. It is used to nourish the female organs, alleviate menstrual pain and prevent hemorrhage.

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