Curry always seems to get a bad rap when it comes to healthy eating, but in actual fact curry contains some amazing ingredients that really can help to support a healthy life style.
Depending on the region of India your curry originates from you could have main ingredients that are either vegetables, chicken, lamb or fish, which in their own rights provide us with a multitude of vitamins such as A, C and D along with other nutrients like protein, B6, B12, zinc, calcium, magnesium and omega 3 to name but a few. All of these are important building blocks for the body.
But this is just the start! When we look at the spices involved this is where some really key nutritional benefits can be found. I’ve listed some below along with the benefits they provide.
Anti inflammatory, can improve skin conditions, supports digestive system, improves joint pain, possible cancer prevention
Improves immunity, supports skin & bone health
Stabilises blood sugar, improves immunity, lowers cholesterol, supports bone health
Supports heart health, stabilises blood sugar, antibacterial, supports weight loss
Aids digestion, can prevent diabetes, anti fungal
Antibiotic, cancer prevention, supports heart health, stabilises blood sugar
Combine your curry with some brown basmati rice and you are on to a winner that really could support your wellbeing.
Happy Curry Week everyone!