LOCAL SUPERFOODS

SIX LOCAL SUPERFOODS TO BOOST YOUR HEALTH 

Published By Moushumi Mahanta | 11 Jun, 2024

Global Shift to Superfoods

The global focus on superfoods aims to achieve sustainable health goals, but the reliance on exotic, imported superfoods raises concerns about their sustainability and accessibility.
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Local Indian Superfoods

India boasts a wealth of local superfoods that provide health benefits while promoting environmental sustainability, offering a viable alternative to imported superfoods.
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Here are some of these native superfoods and their exceptional benefits:
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Moringa

Moringa is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, offering additional benefits such as anti-inflammatory properties.
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Jackfruit

Renowned for its abundance of fiber, jackfruit also boasts significant levels of vitamins A and C, potassium, and antioxidants.
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Turmeric

The active compound in turmeric, known as curcumin, exhibits powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
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Amla

Indian gooseberries are abundant in vitamin C and boast numerous polyphenols and flavonoids, enhancing their antioxidant potential.
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Ragi

Ragi provides a wealth of calcium, iron, and vital amino acids, establishing it as a nutritional powerhouse.
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Sweet Potatoes

Abundant in vitamins A and C, potassium, and dietary fibre, sweet potatoes bolster eye health, immune function, and digestive health.
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