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For Good Oral and Cardiovascular Health, Eat Lotus Seeds

By Madhusudhan Tammisetti

You may certainly treat a variety of health problems by adding natural sources to your diet. One such natural source is lotus seeds. The scientific name of the lotus plant is Nelumbo nucifera, and it grows throughout Southeast Asia. Lotus seeds may be eaten raw, roasted, or fried. The seeds are a part of traditional Chinese medicine, and the petals are used to flavor food and make herbal drinks. The lotus is regarded as a vegetable in Japanese culture, and its roots and seeds are extensively consumed.

Managing diabetes, reducing insomnia, improving gut health, supporting dental health, slowing the aging process, and giving instant energy are some health benefits of Lotus Seeds. Other benefits include assisting with pregnancy, promoting a healthy appetite, treating ulcers, controlling blood pressure, promoting cardiovascular health, oral health, and minimizing infection and inflammation.

Oral Health

One of the common dental issues is gum bleeding. Add lotus seeds to your diet to minimize excessive bleeding. It's usually caused by gum disease or cleaning your teeth too hard. The seeds' therapeutic powers stop persistent bleeding and soothe gum inflammation. Also, if you experience pain and see blood when brushing your teeth, you should schedule an appointment with a dentist to determine the root cause of the issue, as it may be a sign of some serious oral disorder.

Cardiovascular Health

According to nutritionists, people experiencing cardiovascular problems should avoid foods high in magnesium, sodium, and manganese. You can get enough of the nutrients to keep your heart healthy.

Stomach Health

Processed foods may cause gastrointestinal problems if consumed on a regular basis. So, you should have foods at home that may help you avoid stomach problems. In this case, roasted lotus seeds may suffice. The seed's vitamins and minerals may help with diarrhea, vomiting, and indigestion. Stomach problems are aggravating and tiring, but you may boost the digestive system by eating lotus seeds.

Can Help With Irregular Appetite

A common thing in children is the lack of appetite or an irregular appetite. By adding lotus seeds to the diet, you can address the issue. The high quantity of astringent found naturally in lotus seeds has the ability to restore hunger. Nutritionists also underlined the need to use natural sources to treat children's hunger disorders. You may also eat lotus seeds to help senior citizens with their irregular appetites.

Gives Instant Energy

Lotus seeds may be used to substitute sugary and processed energy drinks. They act as a quick energy booster and may be used as a natural source to get potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, and protein. Lotus seeds are very easy to eat and may also be used as a nutritious snack. To quickly improve your vitality, experts recommend taking roasted lotus seeds in a compact container to university, work, and when traveling.

To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in Maricopa, Ariz.

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