Amla is one of the most important fruits; it grows well in a warm climate. It is known to be a rich source of Vitamin C.
Packed with compounds like polyphenols, minerals like Iron and zinc and vitamins like Carotenes and Vitamin B complex, amla can definitely keep a number of diseases at bay.
Below are some of the many benefits of Amla:
1.Anti oxidant Properties: Packed with Vitamin C and polyphenols, amla is a great source of antioxidants. Research has shown that it rich in tannins, which in combination with polyphenols gives the fruit a unique free radical scavenging property.
2.Heart Friendly: Amla is great at lowering cholesterol level in the body, while keeping heart disease at bay. High fibre and iron content of amla makes it very effective in controlling LDL (Low density lipoprotein). Oxidation of LDL releases free radicals that damage the cells and are known to cause coronary artery disease. Amla reduces oxidative stress in the body thereby preventing heart disease.
3.Cancer Protection: Anti- oxidant rich amla is known to prevent cancers. Research studies have shown that it can prevent cancer by helping the body fight against carcinogens and prevent its harmful effect on the cells. It is known to stop the further growth of cancer affected cells. Also, amla extract helps lower the harmful effects of radiation and chemotherapy without reducing their beneficial effects as an anti- cancer treatment.
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