Fresh Ingredients

Fresh Mint
I make every effort to use fresh ingredients whenever possible. Following are herbs and vegetables I use in my cooking.

Fresh Mint
I use mint in several dishes as well as in fresh drinks. Consuming of fresh mint has numerous benefits including ,,,
Fresh mint, including spearmint and peppermint, contains several key vitamins and minerals you need for good health, though they're not present in huge amounts. For example, fresh mint contains trace amounts of iron, a mineral you need to make red blood cells. Mint also has small amounts of fiber, vitamin A and potassium.

Cilantro or Coriander
Cilantro or Corriander
Commonly used in cooking and salads comes. The health benefits of coriander include its use in the treatment of skin inflammation , high cholesterol levels, diarrhea, mouth ulcers, anemia, indigestion, menstrual disorders, smallpox, conjunctivitis, skin disorders, and blood sugar disorders, while also benefiting eye care.

Parsley is perhaps the world's most popular herb. It derives its name from the Greek word meaning "rock celery" (parsley is a relative to celery). It is a biennial plant that will return to the garden year after year once it is established. Parsley, chopped, fresh.
Parsley is rich in many vital vitamins, including Vitamin C, B 12, K and A. This means parsley keeps your immune system strong, tones your bones and heals the nervous system, too. It helps flush out excess fluid from the body, thus supporting kidney function.

Fenugreek Leaves
Fenugreek leave
Fenugreek is an annual plant in the family Fabaceae, with leaves consisting of three small obovate to oblong leaflets. It is cultivated worldwide as a semiarid crop, and its seeds are a common ingredient in dishes from the Indian subcontinent. A few studies have found that methi seeds are quite helpful in lowering blood sugar levels in diabetics. It appears that this herb slows down the breakdown and absorption of sugars in the stomach and stimulates insulin production.

Fresh Chilies
Fresh Chilies
I tend to use fresh chilies in my cuisine instead of red chili powder, fresh chilies offer its own health benefits including low in calories, virtually fat-free and rich in nutrients that can enhance your health, including vitamins A, C and K and the phytonutrient capsaicin. If you have a chronic digestive disorder like irritable bowel syndrome or heartburn, however, spicy foods like chilies may exacerbate the symptoms.

Fresh Garlic

Garlic is widely used around the world for its pungent flavor as a seasoning or condiment. Garlic is a fundamental component in many or most dishes of various regions, including eastern Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, northern Africa, southern Europe, and parts of South and Central America. The flavor varies in intensity and aroma with the different cooking methods.
Most of the research on garlic and our cardiovascular system has been conducted on garlic powder, garlic oil, or aged garlic extracts rather than garlic in food form. But despite this research limitation, food studies on garlic show this allium vegetable to have important cardioprotective properties. Garlic is clearly able to lower our blood triglycerides and total cholesterol, even though this reduction can be moderate (5-15%).

Fresh Ginger

Aromatic, pungent and spicy, ginger adds a special flavor and zest to any cuisine. Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like ginger decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall mortality while promoting a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy and overall lower weight.

A quick glimpse at their incredible health benefits: The phytochemicals in onions improve the working of Vitamin C in the body, thus gifting you with improved immunity. Onions contain chromium, which assists in regulating blood sugar. For centuries, onions have been used to reduce inflammation and heal infections.

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