Commonly known as Makhana, fox nuts are very light-weighted snacks that taste heavenly when roasted in ghee. These are usually used in making sweets and savouries. They are high in fibre and popular snacks for the ones who want to lose weight and who doesn’t want to lose weight by having something delicious? Bihar is the home for these nuts and they are also grown in countries like Korea and Russia. Even though they are roasted in ghee, the nutritional value they provide is very high which is good for people with diseases.
Let’s have a look at some of the health benefits that come with fox nuts:
They remove the harmful toxins from the body as they are obtained from lotus seeds that help in detoxifying the blood by purifying the tissues. It purifies and helps in boosting and better functioning of the respiratory system. They help in detoxifying the spleen that is responsible for recycling the RBCs and retaining the new WBCs and platelets.
They are very good for the heart as they contain glycosides that have antioxidant properties. High potassium and low fat, helps in balancing and lowering the blood pressure and the cholesterol level in the body. Further, a high amount of magnesium can prevent the chances of a heart attack and other heart problems.
Again, with less saturated fat and light snacks like fox nuts, you can lose weight easily without feeling hungry for a long time. You can keep munching them for hours and it will not result in weight gain as it is a low-calorie food. Also, it is good for the digestive system as its high fibre content helps in regular bowel movements. It is gluten-free and people with allergies can have these without thinking twice. It can make you feel energetic and boost your immune system which makes you feel stress-free all day. So, with its consumption, you can stay fit both, mentally and physically