Major Snow, the 21st solar term of the year, begins this year on Dec 7 and ends on Dec 21. During Major Snow, the snow becomes heavy and begins to accumulate on the ground. The temperature drops significantly.
Lamb is a favorite food for Chinese peopleduring Major Snow. It’s excellent for nourishing the body, promoting blood circulation and providing protection against the cold.
Hot porridge could help warm you and nourish your body in cold weather. In China, it’s customary to eat red bean porridge on the first day of the Major Snow and eight-treasure porridge on the eighth day of the last month of the lunar year.
During Major Snow, it’s drier and colder, so people should drink more water. But you should not drink too much water at once. At the same time, don't drink cold water after exercise.