Although greens should be eaten in every season, but their effect is hot, so eating them in winter has many benefits. By now you must have known only about Sarson ka Saag, Methi ka Saag and Spinach Saag, but there are many other types of greens available in the market, which are very good for health and also protect us from many diseases. So let us tell you about different types of greens and their health benefits.
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Drumstick pods are very tasty to eat, but few people know about its greens. Drumstick leaves are rich in vitamins, proteins and all the essential amino acids. This is a seasonal green, so it may not be available in every season. This seasonal greens must be included in your diet to deal with problems like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, breathing, skin and digestive disorders.
It is a dark green leafy green, which is very beneficial for the health of skin, bones and hair. Especially if it is consumed in winter, then you fall ill less. People with diabetes are often advised to eat spinach. Because it controls the blood sugar level.
Being rich in iron, calcium and magnesium, it reduces the risk of cancer. Doctors also recommend eating spinach to improve bone health.
Spinach lentils removes the body’s exhaustion by removing the lack of blood, know the tremendous benefits of eating it in winter
This famous green of Bengal is known for its bitter taste and medicinal properties. Its consumption helps in weight loss along with improving sleep. Having antimicrobial properties, it is very effective in the treatment of skin diseases.
Arbi ka saag or arbi leaves is tasteless to say, but people eat it as a snack by steaming or deep frying. Various spices are used to make them. If it is consumed regularly, then the chances of getting cataracts are greatly reduced. It also contains a good amount of vitamin C, which helps in the formation of white blood cells. Not only this, it also helps you in fighting bacteria and viruses.
In winter, most people like to eat fenugreek greens. In many homes, even its vegetables and parathas are made. This low-calorie leafy green contains antioxidants like trigonellin, diosgenin, which are effective in getting rid of many diseases.
Almost everyone must have heard the name of Bathua. In winter, its vegetables, parathas and even raita are made in every Indian household. It is generally eaten by the people of Bihar. This green is also famous as Chenopodium album, Lambs quarter. Rich in potassium, phosphorus, zinc, calcium and other antioxidants, this greens acts as a blood purifier. It is easy to digest due to the amino acids present in it.
Kalmi saag is very famous in Karnataka. It is known by the name Ani Soppu. Let us tell you that it is a watery spinach, which helps in weight loss. This low-calorie green is full of vitamins, antioxidants and minerals. Not only this, it is also effective in preventing osteoporosis and anemia due to iron deficiency.
Very few people must have heard the name of this greens. It is commonly found in the foothills of the Himalayas and the coastal regions of South India. Many people also know it as amaranth leaves. It contains calcium, sodium, vitamins A, E, C and folic acid. Being a source of iron, golden, red and purple colored leaves are very good for improving eyesight.
This greens is not everywhere, but is found in many parts of India. Many people like to eat it. Nutrients like vitamins, iron, minerals, antioxidants and folic acid in it are the treatment of many diseases. Usually people consume it more in the form of chutney, pickle.
The different types of greens mentioned here may not have any taste, but they are the best treatment for every disease. So consume these leafy greens according to the season and save yourself from getting sick.
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Disclaimer: This article is for general information only. It cannot in any way be a substitute for any medicine or treatment. Always contact your doctor for more details.