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What are some health benefits of fenugreek seeds?

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asked Apr 12, 2016 in Health and Fitness by anonymous
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Fenugreek seeds have been used for centuries to cure digestive ailments and to improve breast milk secretion. There are many other health benefits of this seed. It is used to spice up food items in many households across the world. Here are some of the most important health benefits of fenugreek seeds.


Fenugreek seeds contain a lot of dietary fiber. 100g of fenugreek seeds provide more than 65% or 24.6g of dietary fiber. 100g of fenugreek seeds contain 323 calories while it is rich in vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. It helps increase the bulk of food as well as bowel movements. Fenugreek is ideal as a constipation reliever. It is also said to regulate the blood sugar levels. Hence, it is a common ingredient in any diabetic diet.


References

http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/fenugreek-seeds.html

http://foodfacts.mercola.com/fenugreek.html

answered Apr 12, 2016 by nilupa1973 (35,290 points)

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