Health benefits of Indian food ingredients

Ingredients used while preparing food  not only adds texture or flavor but contains various health benefits to. Many food items like tomato, lemon, vinegar etc are full of proteins, carbohydrates, sodium and calcium. A healthy and nutritious diet is very essential for proper growth and healthy living.

Indian food ingredients
Indian food ingredients

Take a look on some food which contains important nutrients and vitamins that are rich in anti-oxidants which helps in reducing the health problems like high blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes and blood pressure.

  • Lemon– Lemon is used to add flavor in many dishes like salad, germinated grains, pounded paddy, coriander and mint sauce and many more. Lemon pickle is very beneficial for health to.

Health benefits– Lemon contains vitamin A B C and is rich in proteins, sodium, potassium, iron. Lemon can also be used a a fat cutter for reducing weight.

Lemon adds taste
Lemon adds taste
  • Curd– Curd is often used as a flavor enhancer in various vegetables and pulses. It adds not only flavor but is very nutritious to. It is very helpful in improving the digestive system, immune system and eliminates stomach problems.

Health benefits– Curd contains vitamins and protein in a good amount. It is used to eliminate problems related to dysentery, high blood pressure and high level of cholesterol.

  • Tamarind– Tamarind adds a sour taste to food. It is used in many Indian soup dishes. Its seeds are used to make body lotions and various skin creams.
Tamarind health benefits
Tamarind health benefits

Health benefits– It reduces constipation problems. Tamarind is regarded as the best natural remedy to cure Hemorrhoids.

  • Tomato– It is a very common ingredient which is used by almost all the people. Tomato puree  is added to various vegetables and dishes to enhance their texture as well as flavor.

Health benefits– Apart from having vitamin B and C, tomato is rich in calcium which is very essential for strong bones and teeth.

“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”

 

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