Winter is almost here and we are totally excited to relish delicious seasonal fruits and veggies. Alongside these, several dishes are specifically made in the cold season, such as sesame seed sweet balls, popularly known as til ke laddu in India.
Made using sesame seeds and jaggery, they are not just flavourful treat to the taste pallets, but also an amazing sweet dish to boost health and prepare the body for the cold breeze and winter chills. There are many reasons to include them in your winter diets, and here are some of them:
Reduces Risk Of Heart Disease
Sedentary lifestyle, that most of us are living the 21st century keeps impacting our health in the worse way possible. Skipping meals, eating junks and no physical work especially takes a toll on heart health.
The deposited fat blocks the arteries and obstructs free-flow of blood. Til ke laddu is packed with unsaturated fats. It can lower your cholesterol levels and reduce your risk of heart disease. However, if you are diabetic, do consult your doctor before consuming these too much, as the jaggery in it can boost sugar levels.
Stimulates Bowel Movement
Eating greasy and fatty food can leave a person constipated. While there can be several other reasons behind indigestion and common stomach problems, the best solution is to eat foods that can stimulate your bowel movement.
Something like sesame balls that are a rich source of dietary fiber. It not only brings back your bowel habits to normal, but it also lowers your cholesterol and regulates blood sugar levels.
Great For Skin
Many people are blessed with flawless skin and they don’t need to put any extra efforts in looking striking. However, for the rest of us, the best way to take care of our skin is by following a good skin care regimen and eating healthy foods.
Items packed with iron can boost the blood flow that can bring glow and keep acne and other skin problems at bay. We are talking about til ke laddu that will fulfil your daily need of iron alongside promoting red blood cell production.
Make Bones Strong
The bones help to protect or vital internal organs and most importantly maintain our body structure. Weak bones can make your life tough and can keep you from enjoying it to the fullest. Regular consumption of sesame balls provides good amounts of calcium (side effects of low calcium), especially for women.
During the current scenario when the world is facing health pandemic, we need our immune system to be strong more than ever. It is only possible by consuming healthy foods, such as sesame that consist nutrients like selenium, copper, zinc, iron, vitamin B6, vitamin E. These are known to play a crucial role in the production of white blood cells to fight infections.
Feeling a burning sensation can leave a person stressed and uncomfortable. During winters you can’t rely on your regular coolants, but on foods like til ke laddu that tops the list of anti-inflammatory foods. Having a little bit of this sweet dish can provide relaxation. However, you must also consult your doctor to find out the reason and proper treatment for the same.
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