Nutrition: SUPERFOODS
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Nutrition: SUPERFOODS

Post by Rupali Datta, RD on Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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These must haves add more to health than just their nutrients.

Indian Superfoods that have been a part of our traditional food:

  • Amla: is very rich in Vitamin C which is critical for immunity, recovery from illness and anemia. Its antioxidant compounds fight free radicals protecting against memory loss, heart diseases, diabetes, and cancer.
  • BASIL/ Tulsi: Dried , fresh or powdered has potent antioxidant, antibacterial, anti inflammatory effects because of its phytochemicals
  • Turmeric: Curcumin in haldi is a strong anti-inflammatory agent and hence protects against heart diseases. It also increases brain function and antioxidant capacity of the body
  • Moringa: is rich in vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, antibiotics. It has been found to control diabetes, cholesterol. It should be used as a supplement for health
  • Fox Nuts: Makhanas are a good source of magnesium, which is good for heart health, its antioxidants help with inflammation and slow ageing.

Rupali Datta, RD

Founder Diet Decisions

DDPHN, RD, EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMBER IDA

 Consultant Nutritionist

rupalidatta@yahoo.com