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    5 Plant-Based Foods to Boost Your Mood

  • Date : 12 March, 2024

    The importance of plant-based foods has never been more significant. As we grapple with environmental concerns, health-conscious living, and culinary innovation, plant-based foods offer a compelling solution.

    Picture a world where your plate is a vibrant canvas filled with nutrient-rich fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts, and legumes. Fascinating, isn’t it? So, join the movement and savor the flavors of a plant-based lifestyle in 2024.

    Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans):
    Chickpeas, or chana, are a staple in Indian cuisine and are used in dishes like chana masala and hummus. They are high in protein, fiber, and iron, making them a nutritious addition to any meal. What more? This can be a popular ingredient in salads, soups, wraps, and curries too. These can even be roasted for a crunchy snack or ground into flour for baking.

    Quinoa is gaining popularity in India as a nutritious alternative to rice and other grains. It is complete in protein, containing all nine essential amino acids, as well as fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Known as a versatile grain, it can be used in salads, bowls, soups, and as a substitute for rice or pasta. It is gluten-free and provides sustained energy throughout the day.

    Almonds are a nutrient-dense nut that is commonly consumed in India as a snack or added to dishes like kheer and biryani. They are rich in healthy fats, protein, fiber, vitamin E, and magnesium. The good thing is that it can be enjoyed raw, roasted, or incorporated into granola, trail mix, smoothies, and baked goods. They provide a satisfying crunch and a host of health benefits.

    Kale is not as common in traditional Indian cuisine but is becoming more available in urban areas. It can be used in salads, smoothies, and soups to add a nutritious boost. It is a nutrient-dense leafy green for salads, smoothies, and sautés. This can be baked into the form of kale chips as well.

    Chia Seeds:
    Chia seeds are probably the nation’s favorite superfood ingredient for smoothies, puddings, and baked goods right now. They are rich in fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and antioxidants. These can be added to oatmeal, yogurt, salads, and baked goods to boost nutrition.

    Source: Krishi Jagran


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Mr Anil Ghanwat
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