Indian cuisine can be a healthy treat to boost your body if it’s cooked with oil and other ingredients that are not harmful to the heart and health. Twelve such foods that go far to ensure weight loss have been identified. Turmeric’s active component curcumin reduces low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or bad cholesterol and high blood pressure, increases blood circulation and prevents blood clotting, helping to prevent heart attack. Thermogenic herb Cardamom is considered one of the best digestive aids. Chillies are instrumental in increasing metabolism and burning fat. Incorporating curry leaves in your diet helps in weight loss as the leaves flush out fats and toxins. Another cholesterol reducing agent is garlic. Mustard oil contains antioxidants, essential vitamins and reduces cholesterol. Cabbage eaten raw or cooked is another weight reduction food. It inhibits the conversion of sugar and other carbohydrates into fat. The bean sprouts of Moong dal are rich in vitamins and mineral and a rich source of protein and fiber and helps lower cholesterol. Honey another great food which mobilizes the extra fat deposits in the body allowing it to be utilized as energy for normal functions. The somewhat sour residual fluid left after butter is churned called butter milk has probiotic qualities that give the body all essential nutrients without adding fats and calories. Lastly the fiber rich millet absorbs cholesterol and helps increase the secretion of bile, which emulsifies fat.
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