Sea cucumber has been consumed in Asian countries such as China, North Korea, Japan, for centuries due to their high nutritious and multiple health benefit. Chinese Compendium of Materia Medica (Ben Cao Gang Mu) and other ancient books recorded several prescriptions about sea cucumber using as traditional Chinese medicines. It’s believed that, often eating sea cucumber can improve human health.
Who should eat sea cucumber?
Sea cucumber is a typical high-protein, low-fat, low-cholesterol food. It is a good diet for groups with high blood pressure, coronary heart disease, and hepatitis. Often eating sea cucumber is great for healing and strengthening for seniors.
Sea cucumber contains high level of chondroitin sulfate, a joint-nourishing polysaccharide, which has anti-inflammatory function to treat osteoarthritis.
Sea cucumber offers an adjunctive therapy for diabetes mellitus. It is suitable for people with hypertension, hyperlipidemia, coronary heart disease, arteriosclerosis due to lipids-lowering effect and blood sugar control ability of dietary saponins, omega 3&6, and mucopolysaccharides.
Sea cucumber can be intake for cancer patients as an auxiliary treatment for radiotherapy, chemotherapy, and after surgery as it enhances body’s immunity.
Due to its high protein and other bioactive ingredient, sea cucumber is great food for maternal health care, and women who’s chasing anti-aging, moisturizing and collagen supplementing.
It’s believed that sea cucumber can be eaten as an energetic food to improve the quality of men’s sperm, tonify kidney and improve impotence.
Sea cucumber contains more than 50 trace elements, Calcium, Zinc, Iron, Selenium, with multiply functions. They can significantly improve the body’s immune function, improve the body’s antiviral ability, increase appetite, improve digestive, and promote the normal development of human brain function.