The amazing benefits of red amaranth for health
Red amaranth is not only suitable for eating. It is also extremely good for health. According to traditional medicine, this vegetable has a sweet taste, cool properties, heat-clearing effect, blood cooling, diuretic, antiseptic, treatment of dysentery, and boils. Red amaranth can be boiled, sautéed, or cooked in a very delicious and sweet soup.
Here are some of the amazing uses of red amaranth.
Improve heart health
Amaranth is rich in phytosterols, which play an important role in improving heart health. It helps to reduce high blood pressure levels and acts as an antidote, preventing the development of any cardiovascular disease. So if you want to improve your heart health, you can incorporate amaranth into your daily diet.
Improve eye health
Red amaranth contains vitamin E, which helps to improve and maintain eyesight. Therefore, if you want to have healthy eyes, regularly add foods rich in vitamin E such as amaranth.
Reduces bad cholesterol
Cholesterol is a substance similar to fat and exists throughout the body. However, if there is too much cholesterol in the blood, it will lead to the narrowing of the body’s arteries. Tocotrienols, a type of vitamin E in amaranth can help lower bad cholesterol and prevent coronary heart disease.
Red amaranth contains a lot of fiber
Red amaranth is rich in soluble and insoluble fiber. Eating fiber helps us lose weight and prevent heart disease because it lowers cholesterol in the blood. In addition, fiber can also help reduce cravings and increase weight loss. So if you intend to lose weight, you should eat this vegetable because it is safe and highly effective.
In addition, eating it regularly will also prevent cancer, improve anemia, be good for the digestive system, …
However, because amaranth has cool properties, so people with lose diarrhea and chronic diarrhea, pregnant women should not eat this vegetable.
Hien Thao Shop (Translated from Laodong.vn)