Since it is the time for resolutions, let one be about eating right. Following a healthy diet is not tough; it's all about making the right food choices. You can enjoy your favourite dishes but give it an extra health boost by using nutritious alternatives. And one such great way to do so is to get hold of different kinds of seeds. Seeds are considered to be superfoods for a reason. They not just add flavour and extra crunch to dishes, but also come packed with various nutrients - antioxidants, omega 3 fatty acids, vitamins and minerals - that bring about various health benefits, ranging from promoting heart health to regulating cholesterol and more.
So give a health boost to your morning bowl of cereals, lunch salads, soups and sandwiches by tossing in nutritious seeds into it. They are available in many different kinds that will making your meal time more interesting. To get you started, here are five power-packed seeds you should definitely add to your daily diet:
Pumpkin seeds are a good source of minerals, especially zinc and phosphorus, and also contains antioxidants. You can buy a 150 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 159. Shop here.
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This premium grade pack of chia seeds are rich in Omega 3 fatty acids, minerals, B vitamins and antioxidants that bring about various health benefits - from aiding digestion to regulating cholesterol. You can buy a 250 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 220. Shop here.
Watermelon seeds are considered excellent, especially for heart health. These seeds contain amino acids which aid the body in regulating blood pressure, as well as B vitamins and minerals. You can buy a 200 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 169. Shop here.
Flaxseeds come enriched with fibre, protein, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous, lignan among other nutrients and minerals. You can buy a 200 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 53. Shop here.
Sunflower seeds are rich in Vitamin E, have anti-inflammatory properties and cardiovascular benefits. You can buy a 500 gram pack for a discounted price of Rs 290. Shop here.
Enjoy the goodness of these nutritious seeds and eat right.