Mustard seeds nutrition.
Mustard Seeds are the Greatest Seeds in the World
Yes, you read it right. Mustards seeds are the best seeds in the world. Why are we saying this? Because they are enriched with so many nutritional elements and provide you with so many health benefits! What does your body need most? Vitamins, minerals, and fibers. Mustard seeds contain them all. Selenium, omega 3 fatty acids, magnesium, phosphorous, vitamin A, vitamin B1.
Mustard seeds are of three main types: yellow or white mustard seeds, black mustard seeds, and brown mustard seeds. These seeds vary in their compositions and colors, and have slightly varying characteristics. One thing that is same is that all of them are really good for your health.
Oh so, this is getting boring now? Let us get onto the interesting parts now.
We will tell you about the benefits, but before we do so, one note of caution. The benefits are all true and will work if you consume the seeds as food. Avoid staying away from the medicines that contain mustard seeds.
With that being said, let us see just how good mustards seeds can be!
A cure for cancer?
Possibly. Mustard seeds are rich in mirosinase and glucosinolates. These two substances reduce the development of cancerous cells. Mustard seeds also contain selenium, which prevents the growth of cancerous cells.
Get rid of all those extra pounds
Do you want to become smarter and slimmer? The B complex vitamins, niacin, riboflavin, thiamine, and folates increase your metabolic activity. You burn more calories and you lose more fat.
Decrease the symptoms of asthma
Once again, the selenium in mustard seeds comes into play along with magnesium. These two nutritional elements are great anti inflammatory agents, and reduce the symptoms of asthma. Have them regularly, and they will keep you away from the common cold and chest congestion as well.
And by the way, the effects can be observed even when you apply a paste of mustard seeds with water on your chest.
Arthritis can be bad, but not if
Mustard seeds can provide you relief from arthritis, muscle ache, and joint pain. Apply it as a paste, and your stiffened muscles and joints will become less stiff, making you feel better.
A stronger you
Mustard seeds contain a number of minerals which improves your immune system, and your body fights diseases in a better way with their help.
How bad is your menopausal period?
Going through perimenopause and menopause? The pain can be intense in some cases and the headaches are severe. Have some mustard seeds and you will get relief because of the iron, copper, and magnesium present. As for the selenium, it helps with the blood pressure and flow.
Moisturizer, scrubber, anti-aging agent
Does your skin need anything else? No! A mixture of mustard seeds with aloe vera can be used as a moisturizer, and combing it with lavender and essential oils, removes all dead skin from your face. Plus, the presence of vitamin A, vitamin C and vitamin K makes mustard seeds a great antioxidant.
More hair on your head
Want more voluminous and strong hair? Vitamin A, omega 3 fatty acids, protein and calcium increase the growth of your hair and make them thicker.
Do the benefits sound good? They are! Have plenty of mustard seeds everyday and see yourself transforming into a healthier and more beautiful you!