Nature's Winter Shield - Fenugreek Leaves

Nature's Winter Shield - Fenugreek Leaves

By Urvi Shah  on: 24 November 2017
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NATURE’s WINTER SHIELD – Fenugreek Leaves

Fenugreek leaves, also known as ‘Methi ki bhaaji’ in Hindi and ‘Vendhiyam keerai’ in Tamil, a seasonal green leafy vegetable is a nature provided shield to protect us during winters. According to Ayurveda, it is known to produce heat in the body which protects our body during harsh winters by stabilizing body temperature. Every alternate meal should have a serving of one green leafy vegetable and fenugreek leaves is one of the best during winters. Let’ see how it can be our best friend -

Fenugreek leaves help maintain blood sugar levels – assists in weight loss – lowers bad cholesterol – improves good cholesterol – improves digestion – treats heartburn / acid-reflux – cures respiratory allergies/congestion – relieves arthritis pain – fights kidney issues – increases milk production in lactating mothers - stabilizes body temperature.

Try Methi involved veggies like Aloo Methi, Malai Methi Matar, Plain Methi Sabji, Methi-Besan or other recipes like Methi Muthiya, Methi-Bajri Dhebra, Methi-Dal/ Methi-Paruppu, Methi Paratha.

P.S – It is best to consume fenugreek leaves preferable during winters over other seasons.



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