哥 林 多 前 书 10:31 [hgb]  所 以 你 们 或 吃 或 喝 , 无 论 作 什 么 , 都 要 为 荣 耀 神 而 行 。

1 Corinthians 10:31 [kjv]  Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.

LEBHI 12   Vegetable


LEBHI 12-11   Water Chestnut

































Introduction of water chestnut ingredients


Water chestnut is a shallow water perennial herb of the Cyperaceae family, and it is eaten as a vegetable with bulbs. In ancient times, it was called mallard ( mallard ), commonly known as horseshoe, also known as ground chestnut, named because it is shaped like a horseshoe and like a chestnut. Calling it a horseshoe only refers to its appearance; saying that it is like a chestnut, not only in shape, but also in taste, composition, and function. The skin of water chestnuts is purple and black, the flesh is white, sweet and juicy, crisp and delicious. Since ancient times, it has the reputation of underground Sydney, and northerners regard it as Jiangnan ginseng. Water chestnut can be used as both a fruit and a vegetable, and it is a popular seasonal product.


nutritional value


1. The phosphorus content in horseshoe is the highest among all stem vegetables. Phosphorus can promote human development, and at the same time, it can promote the metabolism of sugar, fat and protein in the body, and regulate the acid-base balance.

2. Although water chestnut contains a lot of starch, its calories are lower than that of white rice. Taking 100 grams of water chestnuts (ten pieces) as an example, it is about a quarter of the amount of white rice. It is rich in water and also contains a variety of vitamins A, B2, C and minerals calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and so on.

3. Horseshoe is also a "large potassium-containing household". Every 100 grams of horseshoe contains 450 mg of potassium, which is equivalent to 4 times that of peach and 3 times that of wax gourd. .

4. The meat of the horseshoe is fresh and tender, which can treat thirst caused by fever and wounds. It has a certain auxiliary therapeutic effect on those with diabetes and urination.


Edible effect


1. Promote growth and development: It can promote the growth and development of the human body and maintain the needs of physiological functions, which is of great benefit to the development of teeth and bones.

2. Lowering blood pressure: It has a certain effect on lowering blood pressure, and also has a preventive effect on cancer.

3. Intestinal laxative: it has the effect of moistening the lungs and resolving phlegm, and promoting fluid production. The starch and crude protein contained can promote the peristalsis of the large intestine, and the crude fat contained increases the laxative effect.

4. Dispelling heat and detoxifying: Water chestnuts are a cold food, which has a good effect of clearing away heat and purging fire.


For people


suitable for majority of the people. Especially suitable for fever patients, measles, meningitis patients.


Taboo crowd


People with spleen and stomach deficiency and blood stasis should take it with caution.


Buying skills


1. Look: The epidermis of water chestnuts is generally lavender or purplish-black. If you find that the epidermis of water chestnuts is fresh and tender, or abnormally bright red and evenly distributed, it is best not to buy them, because they may be soaked.

2. Smell: When choosing water chestnuts, you can smell the taste of water chestnuts. If there is a pungent smell or other peculiar smell, it is best not to buy it, because it may be soaked.

3. Touch: When choosing water chestnuts, pay attention to observe whether there is deterioration, softening, corruption, etc. You can also squeeze the horns of the water chestnuts with your hands. If they are soaked, yellow juice will stick on your hands.


[ 每100克的营养成分含量 ]



能量 61 千卡

蛋白质 1.2 克

脂肪 0.2 克

碳水化合物 14.2 克

粗纤维 1.1 克



单不饱和脂肪酸 克

多不饱和脂肪酸 克

多不饱和脂肪酸占总脂肪酸的比例 %

反式脂肪酸 克

反式脂肪酸占总脂肪酸的比例 %

胆固醇 毫克

植物固醇 毫克

胡萝卜素 微克

叶黄素类 微克

番茄红素 微克



钙 4 毫克

镁 12 毫克

钠 15.7 毫克

钾 306 毫克

磷 44 毫克

硫 6.7 毫克

氯 24.21 毫克

铁 0.6 毫克

碘 微克

锌 0.34 毫克

硒 0.7 微克

铜 0.07 毫克

锰 0.11 毫克

氟 微克



维生素A 微克

维生素C 7 毫克

维生素D 微克

维生素E 0.65 毫克

维生素K 微克

维生素P(类黄酮) 毫克

维生素B1(硫胺素) 0.02 毫克

维生素B2(核黄素) 0.02 毫克

维生素B3(烟酸) 0.7 毫克

维生素B4(胆碱) 毫克

维生素B5(泛酸) 毫克

维生素B6 毫克

维生素B7(生物素) 微克

维生素B9(叶酸) 微克

维生素B12 微克

维生素B14(甜菜碱) 毫克



亮氨酸 58 毫克

蛋氨酸 15 毫克

苏氨酸 35 毫克

赖氨酸 54 毫克

色氨酸 19 毫克

缬氨酸 49 毫克

组氨酸 22 毫克

异亮氨酸 23 毫克

苯丙氨酸 26 毫克

Nutrient content list of water chestnuts

[Nutrition content per 100g]


basic nutrition

Energy 61 kcal

Protein 1.2 g

Fat 0.2 g

Carbohydrates 14.2 g

Crude Fiber 1.1 g



Monounsaturated fatty acids g

polyunsaturated fatty acids g

% of polyunsaturated fatty acids in total fatty acids

trans fatty acid grams

Trans fatty acids as % of total fatty acids

Cholesterol mg

Plant sterols mg

Carotene mcg

Lutein micrograms

Lycopene mcg



Calcium 4 mg

Magnesium 12 mg

Sodium 15.7 mg

Potassium 306 mg

Phosphorus 44 mg

Sulfur 6.7 mg

Chlorine 24.21 mg

Iron 0.6 mg

Iodine mcg

Zinc 0.34 mg

Selenium 0.7 mcg

Copper 0.07 mg

Manganese 0.11 mg

Fluorine micrograms



Vitamin A mcg

Vitamin C 7 mg

Vitamin D mcg

Vitamin E 0.65 mg

Vitamin K mcg

Vitamin P (flavonoids) mg

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) 0.02 mg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 0.02 mg

Vitamin B3 (niacin) 0.7 mg

Vitamin B4 (choline) mg

Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) mg

Vitamin B6 mg

Vitamin B7 (Biotin) mcg

Vitamin B9 (folic acid) mcg

Vitamin B12 mcg

Vitamin B14 (betaine) mg


amino acid

Leucine 58 mg

Methionine 15 mg

Threonine 35 mg

Lysine 54 mg

Tryptophan 19 mg

Valine 49 mg

Histidine 22 mg

Isoleucine 23 mg

Phenylalanine 26 mg