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Fennel seeds don’t only add a great flavor to many dishes, but also improve digestion, and reduce gas and bloating, thus being prized for their carminative effects (being able to combat flatulence and gas). Studies also suggest that fennel seeds may be
used to naturally maintain normal blood pressure. Fennel seeds contain many minerals and vitamins as well.
Fenugreek Leaves (Methi leaves):
Famous for being able to sooth digestive problems, fenugreek leaves also show promise in combatting diabetes and even raising libido, according to 1 study from Australia.
Figs have more potassium than bananas and more calcium than milk. There are about 600 varieties of figs colors! Figs are sumptuous when fresh and very satisfying when dried.
Flax Seeds :
Flax Seeds are high in soluble fiber, protein and rich in vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9 (folic acid), calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, zinc. It has more lignans than any other plant and has anti cancer properties and does wonders for the heart
because it has a high content of Omega 3 EFA’s. EFA’s are great for brain health, memory and concentration. Flax seeds are also rich in phytosterols which can lower the “bad” LDL cholesterol levels. Talk about a powerhouse nutrient!
One of the best sources of dietary fiber in the world and very rich in Omega 3 essential fatty acids (EFA’s) which are excellent for brain functioning and memory, heart health, blood pressure, reducing cholesterol, blood triglyceride levels and lowers chances of a heart attack. For those who already had a heart attack, Omega 3 can reduce the chances of a secondary heart attack. Flax seeds are also one top 10 richest sources of calcium.
Great source of protein and very rich in fiber. Fiber is important to us as it can lower both cholesterol levels and blood sugar. French lentils have low fat proteins which means they’re important for growing, building, repairing and maintaining tissues in the blood, bone, skin and muscle cells.