Diet & Nutrition
Your grandmother was right - ‘Haldi ka Doodh’ is good for you
Turmeric latte has probably been the most trending hot beverage in 2018. It may have got its cool game on very recently but in an Indian household, ‘turmeric milk / ‘Haldi ka Dhoodh’’ has been the most recommended beverage during the flu. Across India, turmeric is tossed into every dish and is recognised as the most powerful of spices considering its packed with antioxidants and has the perfect anti-carcinogenic, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties.
Here is a list of ParkMed’s top Indian superfoods to keep you in the pink of health in 2019:
Amla or Indian gooseberry is packed with Vitamins A, B, C and dietary fibres. It is said to be the best at improving your immunity.
Ghee contains healthy fats that help lose weight. Ghee is also rich in essential amino acids, aids in digestion and improves absorption.
Ragi is a gluten free wonder grain that is a potent source of good carbohydrates, protein, iron and important amino acids - isoleucine, leucine, methionine and phenylalanine. This health hero is great for bone development of children and bone maintenance of adults.
Lotus Seeds or Makhana are a great source of carbohydrates, fibre, magnesium, potassium, protein, phosphorous, iron and zinc. They are great for anti ageing, high BP, heart disease, diabetes and obesity.
Natural Coconut Water has been the top choice energy drink even if beverage trends come and go. It is said to be the perfect post-workout drink owing to its high electrolyte content that is also found in sports drinks (Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Phosphorous, Lauric Acid, Chloride, Iron). Besides, it is heavily recommended to detox toxins from the body, help in cardiovascular health and boost metabolism.
Superfoods work well when incorporated with a healthy balanced diet. At ParkMed Healthcare, our certified nutritionist guides you with a diet plan based on your Body Mass Index (BMI) and your lifestyle. Contact us at 080 4890 3489 if you want to see our nutritionist.
Author - Likitha Kupendra
Approved by - Shamitha Kumar (Nutritionist & Certified Diabetes Educator)