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The Amazing Health Benefits Of Tamarind:

raw tamarind on tree                                         Tamarind is a Tropical Fruit which is an Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory properties,also have polyphenols.These can protect against diseases such as heart diseases,cancer and diabetes.The seeds extract may also help lower blood sugar,while the pulp extract may help you lose body weight and reverse fatty liver diseases.It used in many dishes around the world,and may even have medicinal properties.Tamarind is known scientifically as Tamarindus indica.It's native to Africa but also grows in India,Pakistan and many other tropical regions.The tree produces bean-like pods filled with seeds surrounded by a fibrous pulp.The pulp of the young fruit is green and sour.As it ripens the juicy pulp becomes paste-like and more sweet-sour.
Interestingly tamarind is sometimes referred to as the 'Date of India'.
HOW IT IS USED ?
Tamarind has many uses.It's used for cooking,health and household purposes.
USES OF COOKING :- Tamarind pulp is widely used for cooking in South and Southeast Asia,Mexico,the Middle East and the Caribbean.The seeds and leaves are also edible.It is used in sauces,marinades,chutneys,drinks and desserts.It's also one of the ingredients of Worcestershire sauce.
Medicinal Uses :- Tamarind has played an important role in traditional medicine.In beverage form,it was commonly used to treat diarrhea,constipation,fever and peptic ulcers.The bark and leaves were also used to promote wound healing.
Modern researchers are now studying this plant for potential medicinal uses.The polyphenols in tamarind have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.These can protect against diseases such as heart ,cancer and diabetes.
The seed extract may also help lower blood sugar while the pulp extract may help you lose body weight and reverse fatty liver disease.
HOME USES :- Tamarind pulp can also be used as a metal polish.It contains tartaric acid which helps remove tarnish from copper and bronze.
Tamarind is High in Nutrients :- Tamarind contains Magnesium,Potassium,Iron,Calcium,Phosphorus,vitamin B1,B2 B3,Trace amount of vitamin C,vitamin K,vitamin B6,folate,vitamin B5,copper and selenium.It also contains 6 grams fiber,3 grams of protein and 1 gram of fat.This comes with a total of 287 calories,almost all of which are from sugar.In fact a single cup of tamarind contains 69 grams of carbs in the form of sugar,which is equivalent to 17.5 teaspoons of sugar.
Despite it's sugar content,tamarind pulp is considered a fruit,not an added sugar the kind that's linked to metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes.However,tamarind is pretty high in calories compared to many other fruit,which may be a problem for people who are trying to control calorie intake.It also contains polyphenols,which are naturally occurring plant compounds that have health benefits.Many of them act as antioxidants in the body.

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