If you want to remove those extra pounds, it is important to include the well-known Indian spice “curry” in your diet.
Scientist believes that this spice contains the active ingredient that helps fighting obesity.
Foods that contain turmeric, an ingredient mixture of curry spices, help in losing weight, while the same food without the spices does not have the same result.
Turmeric contains curcumin, plant chemicals that are easily absorbed into the body, say scientists from Boston
Curry is a delicious spicy blend of spices, “invention” of the British during their colonial rule in India. .
“Curry” contains from five to thirty different spices. Usually coriander, turmeric, cumin, caraway, chili, ginger, garlic, mustard, nutmeg, cinnamon and pepper. Depending on the ingredients “curry” can be red, green or yellow.
In traditional Indian medicine it is used to assist in problems with digestion, because it encourages the work of intestine and liver.
The main spice, turmeric is a preventive against gastric cancer and colon cancer and it also helps with arthritis and accelerates the healing of ulcer.
Cumin relieves stomach cramps and ginger strengthens immunity.
Curry improves heart and blood vessels, protects against colds and flu and is recommended as dietary food supplement by nutritionists.
It is most commonly consumed with chicken, rice and seafood, peas, beans, lentils, pumpkin spice or salad of fresh vegetables.
You can add it to the mayonnaise, sour cream, soup, salt mix for pancakes, and goes well with chocolate.
Keep this spice in a jar of glass and in a dark place, because one of the main ingredients is turmeric that can lose its color and sharpness when exposed to light.
Curry is a real cocktail of vitamins (E, C, B) and minerals (manganese, iron, copper, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc).
100 g of this mixture of spices contains: 325 calories, 12.66 g protein, 58.15 g carbohydrates, 13.81 g fat, g 9.52 Water, 2 g sugar, 592 mg beta-carotene, 1.15 mg vitamin B6, 11.40 mg of vitamin C, 478 mg calcium, 29.59 mg iron, 254 mg magnesium, 349 mg phosphorus, 1543 mg potassium, 4.05 mg zinc 4.29 mg manganese.