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Indian Superfoods and their Benefits

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Amla, globally known as Indian gooseberry has been proven a miracle food since decades. Its results cannot be over ruled. It is high in antioxidant & amplifies the immune power. Being the source of vitamins, it rewards you with lustrous hair & great skin. It is also recognized for its anti ageing property. Two amlas are sufficient to keep you fit.

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Locally known as Also, this desi alternative to Mexico’s native chia seeds boasts of higher concentration of polyunsaturated fatty acids & mono unsaturated fatty acids, making it heart friendly superfood! Besides being a source of healthy fat, flax seeds are rich source of micronutrients such as antioxidants, dietary fiber, vitaminB1, Manganese & essential fatty acid-Alpha linolenic acid, better known as omega3. These nutrients rich seeds can be consumed as part of salads, smoothies bakes items & so on.

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Betel leaf, also commonly called as paan ka patta in India. It is packed with fiber, vitamins & vitamin A (beta carotene) & minerals like calcium, thiamine, niacin, riboflavin & iron. It helps to detoxify & cleanse your system with aiding in digestion. It reduces bad breath, cures ulcers, and gives relief from cough as well as abdominal pain & cramps.

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One of the cheapest spices available in India, turmeric is supposed to have antiseptic & medicinal properties. It is also said to enhance the metabolic system & aid in liver problems. It lowers risk of heart disease also helpful in treating Alzheimer’s disease, improves brain functions& has natural anti inflammatory compound.

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Fresh green spinach leaves are not only a delicious addition to soups & curries, they are also loaded with nutritional goodness! Is one of the richest sources of dietary potassium & magnesium. Both these minerals are essential for metabolic activity in the body, maintenance of muscular & nervous health, fostering heart health, ensuring immune system responsiveness & maintaining blood pressure.

, Indian Superfoods and their Benefits, Care24

This super food prevents skin diseases & reduces acne & excess oil by detoxifying the skin with the help of sulfur present in it. Its excellent remedy for weight loss & keeps headache at par. Along with these it regulates blood sugar level & hinders the cancer tissues growth.

Although not commanding as much popularity as their global counterparts, Indian super foods are packed with nutrition & therefore incorporating them into your daily diet is a prudent step towards a healthier life.

 

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