Amla: Detox Your Body With The Wonder Fruit In Winter

Akshaya Navami also known as Amla Navami is observed during the month of Kartik as per the Hindu calendar.

It is believed that Satyug began on this day and thus it is called also Satyug Yugadi.

This day has an empathetic connection with Amla or the Indian gooseberry–the wonder fruit in Ayurveda as it is packed with a multitude of nutritional benefits.

On this auspicious day also called Amla Navami people worship the Amla tree and the prasad of Amla is distributed among people.

Amla has anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties, which help us fight various skin diseases.

A rich source of vitamin C and antioxidants, Amla is a great immunity booster. Apart from the many health benefits, Amla is also the perfect detox fruit to have after a Diwali binge.

Connection With Winters

After the hectic Diwali celebrations, Amla Navami is the perfect way to detox your body with wonder-fruit.

You can make chutney, sabzi, and achaar out of it and have it along with your meals or have the live bacteria-rich Amla murabba as any of your mid-meals. Plenty of ways to enjoy this miracle food!

– It has a good amount of Vitamin C, a natural antioxidant.

– It’s good for your skin, good for your hair. It purifies the blood and nourishes the skin, besides having anti-aging properties.

– Helps in weight loss. During winter, we tend to indulge ourselves in rich and delicious foods, resulting in weight gain. Amla helps with detox and cuts the extra flab out of the body.

– Improves eyesight and digestion. The increased desire to munch on snacks and foods during winters often fiddles with our digestion process. Amla helps neutralise the harmful effects and improves gut health.

– It has polyphenols and flavonoids – which are beneficial anti-inflammatory effects and protect cells from oxidative damage that can lead to diseases and infections.

– Amla helps manage diabetes. It is rich in chromium, which is known to help our body to respond to insulin.

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