Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Benefits of fenugreek

Fenugreek is commonly referred as ‘Methi’ in Hindi and‘Vendhayam‘ in Tamil. Fenugreek seeds contain lecithin, like soy, is good to reduce cholesterol. In India, the doctors are prescribing fenugreek to treat diabetes.

Fenugreek Nutrition Facts

One serving — 1 tablespoon — of fenugreek seeds contains:
  • 35.5 calories
  • 6.4 grams carbohydrates
  • 2.5 grams protein
  • 0.7 gram fat
  • 2.7 grams fiber
  • 3.7 milligrams iron (20 percent DV)
  • 0.1 milligram manganese (7 percent DV)
  • 0.1 milligram copper (6 percent DV)
  • 21 milligrams magnesium (5 percent DV)
  • 32.6 milligrams phosphorus (3 percent DV)
  • 0.1 milligram vitamin B6 (3 percent DV)

Health benefits
  • Improves Digestive Problems and Cholesterol Levels
  • Reduces Inflammation Inside the Body
  • Increases Libido in Men - some fenugreek uses for men include treating hernias, erectile dysfunction, remedy impotence and other male problems, such as baldness. That is because fenugreek may increase sexual arousal and testosterone levels.
  • Promotes Milk Flow in Breastfeeding
  • Lowers Inflammation from Outside the Body
  • Adds Flavor and Spice to Food
  • Improves Exercise Performance
  • Skin Benefits
  • Hair Benefits - prevents hair Loss, Prevent Premature Graying. Has good source of protein and nicotinic acid that strengthens the hair shaft, prevents breakage and promote hair growth.
  • Helps Control Diabetes
  • Prevents Heart Attacks
  • Helps Prevent Cancer
  • Alleviates Menstrual Cramps
  • Helps Reduce Pain Due To Arthritis
  • Helps with Weight Loss
  • Improves Kidney Function
  • Protects The Liver


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