The Many Health Benefits of the Fruit with the Strange Name

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4. Metabolic Activity

Consuming foods that are high in protein is one of the best ways to stay healthy as proteins are an essential part of the body’s metabolic activity. Enzymes in our body breakdown plant proteins into amino acids and make them useable proteins. Our bodies need protein for muscle development, protein, and the growth of new cells.

 

5. Beautiful Hair

Amla is used in many hair care products and tonics because it strengthens hair roots, helps it to keep its color, improves hair growth and improves its shine. You can eat fresh gooseberries, or apply a paste made from dried gooseberries on the hair as a mask to reduce hair loss and thinning hair. The iron, carotene, and antioxidants in amla reduce hair loss by stopping the damage from free radicals that can ruin hair follicles. Read more about natural healthy packs for bautiful hair.

 

6. Diabetes

Amla contains high levels of chromium, which has therapeutic value for those suffering from diabetes. Gooseberry stimulates cells that secrete insulin, which can help to lower blood sugar levels. Find out more fruits to manage diabetes.

 

7. Improved Digestion

Gooseberries are very high in fiber, as most fruits are. Fiber adds bulk to your intestines and helps to keep bowel movements regular. Fiber also stimulates the secretion of digestive juices and enzymes, so food is digested more efficiently.

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