Gooseberry is one of the most significant fruits that have more than expected medicinal usage for people. Gooseberry also is known as Amla has been a part of Ayurveda from the very beginning and is still being used to combat many unsaturated disabilities from a human body.  Amla or Amalaki can be consumed in any form be it juiced, powdered or eaten raw. You can pickle it, make a jam or have candied amla. It is a rich source of antioxidants, iron, vitamin A, C, fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium, etc. So it highly proves beneficial to health in general.

Here below are some of the benefits of eating Amla.

>Fights against Heart diseases: By reducing the bad cholesterol from our body, Amla reduces the risk of heart disease. It also reduces clogging in the arteries by boosting good cholesterol or HDL. It is also found by the researchers that Amla helps in preventing the thickening of blood vessel walls, the first sign of heart disease.

>Reduces Blood Sugar: It has been shown that fruits that are rich in polyphenol defend the body from the oxidative nature of high blood sugar. Amla can thus be therapeutic for people afflicted with diabetes.

>Boosts Immunity: Amla is an opulent source of antioxidants and vitamins and contains tannins. Tannins, when combined with polyphenols, makes the fruit a free radical scavenger. Amla helps in removing radicals from the body cell and keep us immune from outside casualties.

>Prevents Ulcers: Due to its antibacterial possessions, Amla is a great way of averting ulcers. They reduce the acidity level in the body and thus avoid the formation of ulcers. As Indian gooseberries are rich in vitamin C, they can provide relief from ulcers.

>Improves Eyesight: If we consume Amla as a regular part of the diet, Amla has been known to improve eyesight. It also helps in curing itchy, watery, and sore eyes.

So above benefits are worth eating Indian Gooseberry.

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Joydev Mishra


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