Adding mustard seeds to your diet for efficient weight loss
New Delhi : When it comes to weight loss people tend to cut their calorie intake and prefer to switch to boiled food only but in reality, one could lose weight without compromising much on his/her taste.
One good example for the same is adding mustard seeds to your diet. The tiny seeds have bold flavours, which keep your taste buds happy and the nutrient content in it help you stay on track.
How mustard seeds help in losing weight?
According to research, fibers present in the mustard seeds are hard to digest, thus it requires more energy from the body to digest it. In the process more calories are burned. The fiber will also keep you fuller for a longer period of time and will prevent you from over-eating.
Adding more to it, mustard seeds do not contain much of calories and are powerful cancer and Alzheimer-fighting agent.
Helps in increasing metabolism
According to a study done by the researchers at England's Oxford Polytechnic Institute, eating 1 tablespoon of mustard seeds can boost your metabolism by 25% for the next 3-4 hours.
The Mustard seeds also come with medicinal properties and are being used from over 6000 years. Consumption of a small amount of seeds gives a boost to the digestion system and it helps in losing weight too.
Ways to add mustard seeds in your food
Eating mustard alone is not going to make you reach your weight loss goals. You have to add it to a healthy diet to maximize its benefits and lose extra fat from the body. You can add mustard seeds in your curries, salad dressing, and eggs. You can also use small amounts of mustard oil to cook your food.