When you think of healthy food, exotic items like quinoa, avocados, chia seeds, and gazillions of other food items pop into your head. Including such items whose names are not easy to pronounce sometimes.
These ingredients are surely very healthy, but let’s talk the reality. They are not available easily in the Indian markets, and if they are, it just burns your pocket instead of calories.
So, How to stay healthy?
It’s simple. Go to your kitchen and find these 4 simple superfoods.
Turmeric – the saviour
The very first superfood is turmeric. It has been a saviour, for everyone, all along these years. It is an all-round medicine for Indians because of its exceptional properties. It has anti-inflammatory properties that help the body to heal on its own. It is also packed with antioxidants that have anti-aging effects on the body.
Buttermilk – The best finisher
Buttermilk is the best source of whey protein. Buttermilk is a boon for the vegetarian people who want to meet their daily protein requirements. It also helps in digestion when consumed after a meal. Adding little cumin seeds will enhance its nutritional qualities even more.
Jaggery – The unsung hero
Many people claim that jaggery has fewer calories than sugar, which is not true. However, jaggery a good source of iron. When consumed with ginger, it enhances vitamin b12 and iron absorption. It is a no brainer that why jaggery is promoted for the making of Indian sweets!
Ghee – save the best for the last
Ghee has its fair share of criticism over the years. Top nutritionists of India recommend ghee, and here is why? Ghee has a high smoke point, and hence, it is perfect for cooking. Because of its high smoking point, it does not change its chemical properties and nature on heating. It also helps in the absorption of Vitamin A, D, E, K.
These are the 4 Indian superfoods unleashed for tour healthy endeavours. So what are you waiting for? Add these in your meal and stay healthy!