We have been enjoying our dry fruits in various forms for the longest period now, but did you know having them soaked not just makes them tastier but also adds to the nutrient profile.
Raisins soaked overnight in water should be consumed on an empty stomach as when you soak them in water it enhances the bioavailability of the nutrients. It makes the nutrients present in the outer skin of the raisin dissolve in water while boosting the antioxidant content.
Soaked almonds are a great way to enhance the absorption of certain nutrients as soaking softens making it easier for the body to break down. It gets softer, less bitter in flavour than raw ones.
Soaked walnuts are high in fibre, vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins, calcium, potassium, iron, copper, and zinc. It regulates cholesterol levels and prevents heart diseases.
Soaked apricots contain a high amount of potassium that keeps a check on the sugar levels in your body. You can also add chopped anjeer in salads, smoothies, cornflakes bowl or oats. The fibre content helps alleviate constipation and healthy living.
Some effective benefits of these:
• These are also a full-proof way of boosting your immunity in this COVID time when one has to keep their health in high priority. It is great for infections and illnesses making your in-build immunity stronger.
• It is amazing for skin health keeping it radiant and glowing. They are rich in essential oils and antioxidants that help your skin to regenerate healthy skin and prevent ageing.
• It maintains bone health as they are rich in proteins, calcium, and other micronutrients which help to maintain healthy bones and strengthen them.