Fenugreek for weight loss

: May 20, 2015
 
 
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In ancient time fenugreek was used by Egyptians and is today taken as a supplement or added to recipes as a flavoring. You can check with your doctor before taking fenugreek in amounts higher than those normally found in foods, as this may not be safe for every person.
 
n Indian households, we use both the seeds and leaves of methi (fenugreek) in our dals, parathas, curries and various dishes frequently.
But did you know that methi or fenugreek is also a rich in medicinal properties. Vitamin C, potassium, iron, niacin and alkaloids are found in fenugreek in more amount.  
  • Fenugreek helps in treating diabetes and also increase breast milk flow in mothers, it has also proven results in weight loss. Fenugreek has a great importance in weight loss mainly because of its rich polysaccharide content known as galactomannan. This is so useful that now days it has also been extracted to create food supplements. Fenugreek contains more than 75 percent of soluble fibers which helps in promotes a satisfactory feeling of fullness.
  • By chewing few soaked fenugreek seeds every morning in an empty stomach helps in losing few unwanted weight of our body. Some natural soluble fibers are present in the seeds makes the stomach swell and gives a feeling of stomach fullness thus suppressing our appetite.
  • Fenugreek seeds contain low carbohydrate content in them which helps to prevent us from gaining extra kilos.
  •  It is very important to reduce the calories intake levels as fenugreek seeds are low in calorie content. Therefore including in our diet is healthy as well beneficial in losing weight naturally
 
 

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