Health

Importance of having Amla

High levels of Vitamin C in Amla helps to absorb nutrients like other fruits people take to build strength and is also good for skin. Cultivated throughout India and other nearby countries. Also known as Indian gooseberries that grow on a flowering tree of the exact same name.

Diabetes control: The soluble fiber in amla dissolves quickly in the whole body, that helps to slow the rate your body absorbs glucose. Consuming amla can reduce blood sugar level and also have a positive effect on blood glucose as well as lipid in people suffering from type 2 diabetes.

Healthier Eyes: The fiber rich Amla berries contain vitamin A which is quite a key to improve eye health, it also lowers the risk of age-related macular degeneration. The vitamin C present in amla aids in eye health by fighting with bacteria which can mainly protect your eyes from conjunctivitis and also other infections.

Better Digestion: Amla berries help to regulate bowel movements and may also help to relieve symptoms from conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome. Better Digestion takes place after consuming amla berries.

Immunity: 100g amla berries provides 300mg of vitamin C and also recommend for adults to take twice in a day. There are also notable amounts of polyphenols, flavonoids and alkaloids are also present in amla.

Boosting memory and brain health: The antioxidants and phytonutrients in amla also benefit memory through fighting against free radicals that may attack and damage brain cells. High concentration of Vitamin C helps one’s body to produce norepinephrine, a neurotransmitter believed to improve brain function in people who suffer from Dementia.

Enhancing liver health: Some of the promising animal studies suggest consuming amla juice as it helps to improve liver function. Amla extract reduces body weight while working on fatty liver disease in rats.

Boosts heart health: Studies suggest that amla juice can improve several aspects of heart health. Consuming 500 mg of amla twice daily for 12 weeks straight reduces triglyceride and LDL cholesterol levels in 98 people. Amla juice is quite helpful in boosting heart health.

Good for hair: Amla is mostly used to stimulate hair growth and also protect hair loss. As per the test-tube study, amla extract can stimulate hair growth by promoting the proliferation of specific cells in terms of hair follicles. Drinking amla juice everyday increases blood circulation and also blocks hairfall at the same time.

Amla provides promising benefits to the body and hair with a unique flavour that act as extra nutrient to your diet.

Elisa Ghosh

Young at heart, independent by nature, rolling down straight from the hills of Meghalaya. I get my adrenaline rush writing about facts and myths happening around. You’ll find me spending most of my time either dreaming about food or the mountains. Here to make net surfing more enticing for you!
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