NUTRITION FOR GOOD HEALTH

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NUTRITION FOR GOOD HEALTH

Fenugreek seeds commonly used in Asian cuisine, are rich in fiber which is mucilaginous (20 – 50 % fiber content).

It also contains an alkaloid substance called “Trigonelline” which is known to reduce blood sugar levels. Fenugreek reduces blood and urine sugar levels and improves glucose tolerance. It has an action on blood lipids, lowering triglycerides or blood c

holesterol.

About 25 – 50 grams of fenugreek seeds or leaves, 2- 3 times a day is known to reduce blood sugar levels in diabetics.

KAVITHA SIMHA, RD

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