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PEARL MILLET/ BAJRA BENEFITS-2

Bajra is one of the oldest grains cultivated in India and has many health benefits

Reducing Weight

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Bajra for weight loss
  • Bajra is high in insoluble fiber and helps satiate your hunger quickly, preventing from overeating.

Gluten Free

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  • Bajra is a perfect food for people who suffer from celiac disease, since it is completely gluten-free.

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Tip   : Bajra flour can be included to make breads,rotis, parathas and dosas. Khichdi and  Dhoklas are other recipes in which Bajra can be included.    

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Pearl Millet/ Bajra Benefits-1

Bajra is one of the oldest grains cultivated in India and has many health benefits

Prevent Colon Cancer

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Pearl Millet
  • It has a rich combination of both fiber and the phytonutrient Lignin which is believed to reduce the risk of developing colon cancer.

Reduces the risk of heart diseases

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  • Consumption of Bajra helps decrease triglyceride levels in the body by the action of Niacin and Lignin thereby reducing the risk of heart diseases. It also contains magnesium and potassium – minerals that play an important role in regulating blood pressure

DRUMSTICK HEALTH BENEFITS-3

Drumstick – the stems, leaves and seeds are a favorite to all and are known to have numerous therapeutic qualities:

Eases Respiratory problems:

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The anti-inflammatory properties of Vitamin C in drumstick help in relieving a wide range of respiratory complications by flushing out your toxins and fight against asthma, bronchitis and tuberculosis.

Good for pregnant and lactating women:

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The presence of essential vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin A and Vitamin C in this vegetable reduces the sluggishness of the uterus along with boosting the milk production after delivery.

DRUMSTICK HEALTH BENEFITS-2

Drumstick – the stems, leaves and seeds are a favorite to all and are known to have numerous therapeutic qualities:

Builds strong bones:

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  • High in calcium, manganese, magnesium which help build strong bones. The pods help elevate the bone density and also improve bone health in children.

Purifies blood:

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  • The leaves and pods possess blood purifying properties as it acts as a coagulant and attaches itself to the harmful bacteria and cleanses the blood.

 

Drumstick Health Benefits-1

 

Drumstick – the stems, leaves and seeds are a favorite to all and are known to have numerous therapeutic qualities:

Lowers blood sugar levels:

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  • Drumstick contains a very high amount of Vitamin A and oleic acid, which significantly reduce blood glucose levels in the body and help in controlling diabetes

  • enhance gall bladder function, controlling cholesterol levels

Helps in digestion:

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  • B-complex vitamins (such as niacin, riboflavin, folic acid and pyridoxine) helps in the breakdown of complex carbohydrates, proteins and fats into their simpler forms enabling efficient digestion.

WRONG FOOD COMBINATIONS – 2

Different types of foods digest at different rates. When several foods are eaten that digests at different rate digestion gets imbalanced leaving you with low energy, fatigue and poor sleep.

Citrus Fruit and Dairy   

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Specific enzymes are required to digest proteins (milk), and a completely different enzyme to digest citrus fruits. The body gets confused and the digestion process is slowed and causes the milk to curdle in the stomach. This causes gas and bloating with an acidic or sour taste in the mouth

Wrong Food Combinations – 1

 

Different types of foods digest at different rates. When several foods are eaten that digests at different rate digestion gets imbalanced leaving you with low energy, fatigue and poor sleep.

Fruit after a meal

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Fruits don’t combine well with other foods. So if fruits are eaten immediately after a meal, the fruit sugar will stay for too long in the stomach and ferment causing indigestion and gas. Eat fruits in the morning. The live enzymes in fruit boost energy in the body and aid digestion. Their high water content helps wash many toxins and impurities out of the system.