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BEETROOT KEERAI PORIAL/BEETGREENS STIR FRY

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Beet tops are one of very versatile and nutritious green leafy vegetables. The greens indeed very low in calories; 100 g hold just 22 calories. Nonetheless, they are one of the healthiest greens recommended in the diet for their low fat, no cholesterol but health benefiting vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. Just as in the case of beetroot, its top greens too are good source of phytochemical compound, glycine betaine (Trimethyglycine). Betaine has the property of lowering homocysteine levels in the blood, especially in persons with inherited homocystine metabolism disease known as homocystinuria. Homocysteine is one of highly toxic metabolite which promotes platelet clot as well as atherosclerotic-plaque formation inside the blood vessels. Excess amount of this compound in the blood can damage blood vessels resulting in the development of coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, and peripheral vascular diseases. Beet greens carry more minerals, vitamins, and fiber than beetroot (except …

VAZHAITHANDU PORIAL/BANANA STEM PORIAL

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We are going to know about the wonderful health benefits of a cheapest Banana stem. It is not actually stem but it is a stalk of the banana flower. its cost is amazingly very less but its health benefits are very high.Banana stem is a rich source of fibre and helps in weight loss. Its high fibre content creates a feeling of satiation and hence, reduces the intake of food. It also helps ease constipation. Banana stem is rich in potassium and vitamin B6 just like the fruit. Vitamin B6 helps in production of haemoglobin and insulin. Again, it improves the ability of the body to fight infection. Potassium helps in the proper functioning of muscles, including the cardiac muscles. It also helps prevent high blood pressure, and maintain fluid balance within the body. Banana stem is said to be a diuretic and helps detoxify the body. It is used prevent and treat kidney stones.Banana stem juice is beneficial to health, according to Ayurveda. To make the juice, combine chopped banana stem and wa…