Small changes to your diet can make a big difference in your overall health. Morning Especially good for getting your day off to a great nutritional start. Many of us may suffer from micronutrient deficiencies that can lead to some serious health problems. For example, deficiencies in iron, folate, and vitamins B12 and A can lead to anemia. Vitamin D deficiency Low blood calcium levels can lead to rickets, bone softening in adults. Nuts such as almonds, cashews, walnuts and peanuts are a good source of B vitamins, folate and vitamin E. Super foods If consumed regularly, it can play an important role in your health. Health experts say that nutrients are better absorbed by the body when you soak these nuts. Soaking them overnight helps to eliminate the phytic acid in these nuts that causes indigestion. Soaking nuts also improves their digestibility and helps improve their taste and texture. (Also read: (Soaked Almonds: 8 Delicious Ways to Add Super Nuts to Your Diet)
Nutritionist Juhi Kapoor in her recent Instagram posts talks about superfoods that can help alleviate symptoms of micronutrient deficiencies and chronic or persistent health problems.
1. Soaked almonds for PCOS, acne relief
Eating soaked almonds can help with PCOS, acne relief and glowing skin, says Kapoor. Soak 5 to 7 almonds overnight, peel them in the morning and eat them daily.
2. Soaked raisins and saffron for menstrual problems
6-8 soaked raisins and 2 saffron can be soaked overnight for menstrual cramps and irregular periods. It can be eaten the next morning.
3. Soaked black raisins for hair loss
For hair loss and immune related problems, soak black raisins overnight and eat them the next morning.
4. Soaked walnuts for memory and concentration
Two walnuts can be soaked overnight and eaten in the morning to increase brain power, memory and concentration. It is great for children to improve their academic performance.
5. Soaked peanuts for women and children’s health
For better hair, muscle health and good skin, soak 2 spoons of groundnut and eat it in the morning. It is especially good for youth and women.
6. Soaked figs for constipation
Two soaked figs can do wonders for your gut health. Kapoor says it can relieve constipation, especially in pregnant women and senior citizens.
How to take
– Wash thoroughly.
– Soak overnight in clean drinking water.
– Release the water in the morning.
Use walnuts/figs directly.
– Green mung beans can be left to sprout (covered with sieve or cloth) for 6-8 hours. Steam and eat with salad.