In my life experience, there are some curative benefits of vegetables, food specialists, as well as doctors, said that you can maintain and improve your health by adding vegetables in your daily life food. The benefits of vegetables cannot be neglected. Vegetables are those parts of the plant which we can eat and we make part of our diet.
Each vegetable has its own importance as it has unique properties. Vegetables contain all the basic nutrients of our food i.e vitamins, carbohydrates, water, fats, minerals, and other co-factors which not only build up our body but also repair and maintain our health. Besides these, vegetables also help in nourishment of our skin, cleanse the system and protect us from various toxic substances.
Benefits of Vegetables
I have observed that we always prefer an easy way to cure and prevent medicine by taking medicine in the form of a pain killer. Many people don’t know these pain killers have many side effects. I think it’s better to use natural remedies which have no side effects on our health. Nature has gifted us with a great variety of vegetables.
Each vegetable contributes to our diet. We can get maximum benefits of vegetables if we consume them in fresh form. Most of the vegetables like cucumber, carrot, radish, and many more are best consumed in their natural raw form like salad. There are many ways to consume vegetables like in the form of dips, salad, and juice. Vegetables are also beneficial in the treatment of various diseases.
Description of commonly used vegetables is asunder,
Carrots are root vegetables. Bright red, naturally sweet and crunchy carrots are healthy addition in your diet list. Carrots are rich in antioxidants as well as vitamins. Carrots have a negligible amount of fats and no cholesterol. Carrots are also rich in carotenes. These have an abundant amount of vitamin A.
Studies have found that the flavonoid compound is present in carrots that protect us from lung, skin, and oral cancers. These are also rich in alkaline elements. This element purifies and revitalizes the blood. Carrots a daily life use vegetable also has potassium which helps to balance the high levels of sodium associated with hypertension. It also keeps blood pressure under control. Juice of carrot is also called “miracle juice”
Carrot can be used in many ways like salads, cooked, and boiled form. Also, be used in the form of soup and juice. The interesting fact of carrot is the regular consumption of carrots helps in preventing gastric ulcers. The use of carrots strengthen the eyes and keeps the mucous membrane of all cavities of the body.
Cucumber is commonly called “Khera” here in Pakistan. Cucumber has white succulent flesh and dark green peel. Cucumbers have vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus, and other minerals. Cucumber is a vegetable that has a very low amount of calories. If you want to lose your weight, make cucumber part of your diet. Cucumber is the best medicine in constipation. The use of cucumber also helps in preventing urinary disorders. Cucumbers also maintain blood pressure as it has minerals and traces of sodium.
Women also use cucumber for a facial mask because it prevents blackheads, pimples, wrinkles, and dryness of the face. It is the best tonic for the skin. Cucumbers are also rich in silica which is very essential for the construction of connective tissues in tendons, ligaments, cartilage, muscles, and bones of the body.
Cucumber can be used as a salad with a combination of different vegetables like onion, cabbages, tomatoes, beets, etc. Remember, cucumber is better for health if we use it with its peel.
Potato is a well-known vegetable. It is a highly nutritious vegetable. The main component in this vegetable is starch. To get the maximum benefit from potato, use it with its peel. Potatoes have only a little amount of protein. This vegetable has many food nutrients like vitamin C, vitamin B-complex, minerals, irons, magnesium, and phosphorus. The constituents that the potato has tannins, flavonoids, and alkaloids. Potatoes also contain several medicinal virtues. Juice of potato can be used for beautification purposes like it can be used to remove dark circles. It also soothes irritating eyes within a few minutes. Potatoes are useful in the stomach and intestinal disorders.
Onion is commonly called “piyaz”. Onion has therapeutic properties. Recent researches on onion showed that onion is an effective preventive food item against heart attacks because it reduces blood cholesterol and helps in preventing blood from clotting. A stalk of onions are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and thiamine Sulfur is also present in onion. Onion also has bactericidal properties. According to the Russian doctors, man can be protected itself from a host of teeth diseases by eating one onion per day through mastication. Onions also have the ability to kill germs in the mouth.
Garlic is commonly called “Lahsoon”. Garlic is the best home remedy. Traditionally, it is used for a condition like asthma, congestion, cough, fever, and many more. Juice of garlic with a little salt can be used for ringworm infections, bruises, and sprains. Garlic reduces high blood pressure. Garlic is also good for our digestive systems. The use of garlic reduces the variety of skin disorders like pimples.
If you want to protect yourself from diseases and make your health better, make vegetable part of your diet. Stay healthy.