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Fast food is the best food to stay fit and build immunity during this pandemic

Updated: Jan 5

- Dr KK Aggarwal, Padma Shri Awardee, President HCFI, Past President CMAAO and IMA

But Avoid Junk Food, Fast Food is anything which can be eaten over the counter without any efforts, Fast food is not Junk Food.

1. Banana - Bananas are one of the most popular fruits worldwide. They contain essential nutrients that can have a protective impact on health. A medium banana provides almost 9% of a person’s daily potassium needs helps to control Blood Pressure appx 10% of Fiber needs which can help to lower blood sugar levels, It prevent wheezing in children with asthma, It also helps in Cancer patients, lectin - a protein that occurs in bananas, may help prevent leukemia cells from growing. Bananas contain fiber, potassium, folate, and antioxidants, such as vitamin C. All of these support heart health. Bananas contain water and fiber, both of which promote regularity and encourage digestive health.


2. Roasted chana - Roasted chana is a low calorie snack that you can include in your weight loss diet. It is a perfect teatime snack and can be savoured in the form of a chaat as well. The best part about consuming roasted chanas is that they can satisfy your hunger without loading you with calories


3. Almonds - Almonds contain lots of healthy fats, fiber, protein, magnesium and vitamin E. The health benefits of almonds include lower blood sugar levels, reduced blood pressure and lower cholesterol levels. They can also reduce hunger and promote weight loss


4. Apple - an apple a day keeps the doctor away. The fruit is loaded with a number of vitamins and nutritional benefits that help to clean the system, boost immunity, enhance hunger and give you glowing skin. Apples are a storehouse of antioxidants and are rich in vitamin C, potassium, polyphenols, and flavonoids. consumption of whole fruits such as apples is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes.


5. Green leafy vegetable salads - Green leafy vegetables like spinach, lettuce, fennel, radishes, and parsley are nitrate-rich veggies, these vegetables can significantly reduce the risk of heart disease and lower blood pressure. Thereby, you can prepare your salad at home to go healthy


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