5 popular vegetables among Thai people with precautions when eating

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Known as a “vegetable”, many people may think that eating a lot of vegetables is better and beneficial to the body. Eating a lot of vegetables It shouldn’t be anything dangerous. But in fact There are still some vegetables that are popular in Thailand. Often found in Thai food. Things that we may eat frequently are not good or not suitable for everyone’s health as we think.

5 popular vegetables among Thai people with precautions when eating

5 popular vegetables among Thai people with precautions when eating

  1. cucumber

Cucumbers help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, nourish the skin, and are also a healthy vegetable for people who are losing weight. But cucumbers may be a vegetable that has been found to be contaminated with pesticides. Eating whole cucumbers without washing them thoroughly Therefore, it may cause the body to receive toxins from pesticides. and can be harmful to the body 

Therefore, before eating cucumbers, you should peel them. and wash thoroughly By soaking in water mixed with 1 tablespoon of salt for about 10 minutes, then rinsing with running water. To help reduce chemicals that may remain.

  1. cabbage

Cabbage is high in vitamin C. Prevent heart and blood vessel disease Helps improve intestinal function and reduce the risk of cancer But for those who have allergies to vegetables in the cabbage and cabbage family Eating cabbage should be avoided as it can cause allergic reactions, vomiting, rashes, and swelling of the โปรโมชั่น ufabet face and tongue. People with diabetes and those with abnormal thyroid function should also avoid eating cabbage. Because cabbage may cause the thyroid gland to function less. Because cabbage Especially raw cabbage There may be inhibitors that block the production of hormones in the thyroid gland.

In addition, because cabbage helps reduce blood sugar levels. If eaten in large quantities Especially those who need surgery. This may cause blood sugar levels to drop too much during surgery. That can lead to unconsciousness. Therefore, you should stop eating cabbage at least 2 weeks before surgery.

  1. Kale

Kale contains potassium that may help reduce the risk of high blood pressure. and cardiovascular disease. Contains vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. May help reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes , reduce the risk of cancer. and promotes the functioning of the digestive system, eye health, bones, hair, and skin.


But if you eat too much kale, it can affect the functioning of the thyroid gland. Especially in people with underactive thyroid glands. and people with kidney disease You may need to limit your kale intake. Because kale is high in potassium. And if you eat too much potassium, it may cause your kidneys to work harder. and may be life-threatening. Including those taking anticoagulant medicines such as Coumadin (Coumadin) and Warfarin (Warfarin) may need to limit their intake of kale. This is because kale contains vitamin K that helps blood clot. This may affect how the medicine works.

  1. celery

Celery is rich in many types of antioxidants. That may help prevent cancer. Contains Apigenin, a type of flavonoid that helps fight free radicals. anti-inflammatory May help reduce blood fat It may also help promote the creation of nerve cells from oil compounds like 3 N-butylphthalide.

But in some people, eating too much celery can cause bloating or gas in the stomach. This is because celery contains a high amount of Mannitol, which may interfere with the absorption of nutrients by the intestines and cause gastrointestinal disorders. Additionally, celery can cause allergic reactions in some people. This causes hives, swelling, and difficulty breathing because celery contains allergens such as Profilin and Flavoprotein. Celery may also contain the Sclerotinia fungus. Sclerotiorum) that can cause skin disease in people with sensitive skin as well.

  1. lettuce

Cabbage is rich in antioxidants. that has a positive effect on health Promotes the immune system Prevent inflammation And may help prevent chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and stroke. Promotes the functioning of the digestive system strengthen the immune system Helps strengthen bones And it is also good for pregnant women and the fetus. Because it is rich in folate which is an important vitamin for pregnant women and the fetus that helps strengthen muscles and develop the fetus And may help prevent neurological diseases in newborns.

But when eating lettuce, you must be careful of contaminants or toxins that may remain in the lettuce, such as pesticides, because if you eat vegetables that are contaminated for a long time, It may cause those contaminants or toxins to accumulate in the body and cause negative effects on health, such as causing dizziness, headaches, fatigue, difficulty breathing, seizures, or even death. Therefore, before eating lettuce, you should wash the lettuce thoroughly. By separating the lettuce leaves into individual leaves. Then wash thoroughly by letting water run through it. To wash away soil stains, dirt, bacteria, pathogens, etc.