Sarson is perfect fit for your winter diet?

In winters, Sarson ka saag is the perfect fit for everyone and also one of the most loved foods.

Sarson is perfect fit for your winter diet?

During the winter season, Sarson ka saag is one of the most loved foods. But many are not aware of the health benefits of mustard leaves. Sarson is one of the winter delights. Mustard leaves are commonly available during the winter season. These are not only delicious in taste but also loaded with several health benefits. It contains fewer calories and a variety of minerals and vitamins. From these leaves, not only Sarson ka saag can be made, these leaves can be boiled, stir-fried or steamed for preparation of different foods. Here are some health benefits of this green leafy vegetables you should not miss during this winter. 

Nutritionist Riddhima Batra took to Instagram to share the health benefits of Sarson leaves and why you should not miss this winter leafy vegetable. "Winter is the time when vegetable markets are loaded with lush green leafy vegetables. Sarson ka Saag is a vegetarian dish which is made using seasonal mustard (sarson) leaves along with other leafy veggies like bathua, spinach and radish leaves," Batra writes in her post.

She further adds, "Mustard leaves are one of the most nutritious foods you can eat, as they're low in calories yet rich in fiber and micronutrients. These leaves can supply the greatest amounts of three powerful antioxidants: vitamin K, A and C. Also, they are an excellent source of manganese, folate and vitamin E. Together they provide wonderful benefits to people struggling with asthma, heart diseases and menopausal symptoms."

May help boosts immunity- Mustard leaves are loaded with vitamin C that plays a major role in boosting immunity. Prevents chronic diseases- Antioxidants present in mustard leaves help the body fight against free radicals and prevent several diseases. Good for eye health- Sarson leaves are a good source of vitamin A which is beneficial to your eye health. Vitamin A is also helpful to your skin and immune system. Improves heart health- Most green leafy vegetables can help boost heart health by lowering cholesterol levels and other heart disease risk factors.