Friday, November 14, 2014
Do you know fennel seeds have a lots of benefits for your health
-Fennel symbolizes longevity, courage, and strength.
In addition to its use as medicinal values, fennel has much health benefiting nutrients, essential compounds, anti-oxidants, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins
-Like in caraway, fennel seeds too are rich source of dietary fiber.
100 g seeds provide 39.8 g of fiber. Much of this roughage is metabolically inert insoluble fiber, which helps increase bulk of the food by absorbing water throughout the digestive system and easing constipation condition.
-Together with flavonoid anti-oxidants, fiber composition of fennel helps protect the colon mucus membrane from cancers.and also this properties of fennel seeds help lower serum LDL cholesterol levels.
-Fennel seeds are concentrated source of minerals like copper, iron, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium, zinc, and magnesium. Copper is required in the production of red blood cells. Iron is required for red blood cell formation. Zinc is a co-factor in many enzymes that regulate growth and development, sperm generation, digestion and nucleic acid synthesis. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the powerful anti-oxidant enzyme
-Furthermore, the seeds indeed are the storehouse for many vital vitamins. Vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C as well as many B-complex vitamins like thiamin, pyridoxine, riboflavin and niacin particularly are concentrated in these seeds.
other properties of fennel seeds:
Properties: Analgesic, Anodyne , antifungal , Antispasmodic, AntiViral, Appetite Depressant/Obesity, Carminative, Expectorant , Insect repellents, Laxative, Splenic, Stomachic , Vulnerary , Warm
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