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Top four foods to eat during Autumn Equinox

(People's Daily Online)

11:24, September 14, 2012

(Edible lily bulb/Xinhua)

Edited and translated by Du Mingming, People's Daily Online

1. Edible lily bulb

Edible lily bulb is a good nourishing food for people of all ages. It is rich in protein, fat, demethyl colchicines, calcium, phosphorus, iron and vitamins. Edible lily bulb has antitussive, anti-asthmatic, and hemostatic effects. It helps improve lymphocyte transformation rate and increase the immunity. Besides, it contains a special active ingredient - colchicine, which has good anti-tumor effect.

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