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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.

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Pre and Post workout Meal Tips

It is very important to take proper meal pre and post workout  to minimum tissue damage and for balanced diet maintenance to get the best results out of it

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Pre and post workout diet

SWIMMING & NUTRITION- 3

Swimmers must focus on eating balanced and nutritious foods all the time. It boosts the energy levels and helps in good performance.

After your swim

  • It’s super important to re-hydrate with water or a fruits juice after a swim to help replace electrolytes.

  • Within two hours of the swimming eat a full balanced meal rich in proteins and carbohydrates.

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Foods after swimming: Low-fat chicken, fish, potatoes, rice, eggs and milk

Benefits of Sesame bar- Til ki Gachak

Sesame bar is not only tasty but provide number of good nutrients. Kindly watch the video and subscribe to my channel for more informative videos.

Winter Foods- Dry Fruits

Dry Fruits:          

                                                

  • Almonds, pistachio, raisins, dried figs and walnuts – great sources of energy during winters.

  • Loaded with vitamins, minerals

  • Satisfies hunger for a long period of time.

  • Carry them while travelling or eat as a quick snack.

  • Drink hot milk with the powder of all the dry fruits (masala dhoodh).

  • Will warm you up and induce good sleep.

  • Not to go overboard with dry fruits, else, too much would make them heavy to digest.

Healthy Snack Bars- Til ki Gajak

Til ki Gajak       

                                                                                                                       

 Apart from a distinct and pleasant taste, til and gur are high on nutritional values as well.

Benefits

  • Half a cup of sesame seeds contains appox. 3 times more calcium than equivalent quantity of whole milk.
  • Til is one of the richest sources of iron in Indian vegetarian cooking.
  • Also contain dietary copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, zinc, vitamin B1, vitamin, E, protein, and fiber.
  • Til contain sesamin and sesamolin- lower and prevent high blood pressure.
  • Helps in protecting the liver against oxidative damage.
  • Gur or jaggery contains 10 times more iron as compared to spinach.
  • Healthier than refined sugar as it contains several vitamins and minerals
  • Helps to cure cough, migraine, cold, asthma, fatigue and indigestion.

Probiotics – Lactobacillus

Probiotics                                                                                                                           

Probiotic comes from the Greek word pro, meaning “promoting” and biotic, meaning “life.”Probiotics is live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and bifidobacteria are the most common types of microbes used as probiotics, but certain yeasts and bacilli may also be used. Probiotics are commonly consumed as part of fermented foods with specially added active live cultures, such as in yogurtsoy yogurt, or as dietary supplements      

                                                                                                                                 

Lactobacillus                                                                                         

Origin: They are naturally found in the digestive, urinary, and genital systems

Source:  Foods that are fermented, like yogurt, curd, buttermilk

Benefits: Lactobacillus helps in treating and preventing yeast infectionsurinary tract infectionirritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, treating lactose intolerance, skin disorders (fever blisterseczemaacne, and cancer sores), and prevention of respiratory infections, reduce abdominal pain, increases immune response and reduces overgrowth of pathogens in digestive tract.