Fennel Water Benefits: Nutritionist Shares 4 Amazing Reasons To Sip On It Every Day
Fennel water benefits: Drinking fennel water will help in hydrating you, which in itself has a range of benefits, including weight loss. Fennel seeds are also anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal in nature.
Fennel water can be prepared by soaking fennel seeds in water overnight
- Fennel seeds are rich in fibre
- Fennel water can help in getting rid of flatulence
- Fennel seeds can help in reducing acidity, gas and bloating
The power of tonics like ginger water, lemon water, ajwain water, jeera water and even fennel water are unprecedented. In this article, we are going to specifically talk about fennel water, about which nutritionist Nmami Agarwal recently spoke, on Instagram. Fennel water, as the name suggests, is made by soaking fennel seeds in water. Fennel seeds or sauf, are rich in fibre. One tbsp or 6 gms of fennels seeds can give you around 2 gms of fibre. Fibre-content of fennel seeds is probably why they are so popular for aiding better digestion.
Fennel water benefits from an expert
Increasing your fibre intake is considered to be beneficial for weight loss. Foods rich in fibre are filling in nature and keep you full for longer, thus reducing overall calorie intake. Additionally, fibre helps in forming the bulk of stools and eases bowel movement. For those suffering from constipation, eating more fibre can be the ideal choice.
Coming over to fennel seed water, as mentioned above, you can prepare it by simply soaking a few fennel seeds in water, preferably overnight. You can add lemon juice or rock salt to it for additional flavour or have it as it is. Sip on it first thing in the morning and also drink it throughout the day.
According to Agarwal, drinking fennel water can help with the following benefits:
- Relieve flatulence
- Boost digestion
- Reduce acidity
- Relieve painful periods
Furthermore, drinking fennel water will help in hydrating you, which in itself has a range of benefits, including weight loss. Fennel seeds are also anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antifungal in nature.
Apart from having fennel water, you can also chew on fennel seeds after your meals - it is an age-old time-tested remedy for aiding digestion. Fennel seeds can also be added to your masala chai.
Have fennel seeds every day, in whatever form you like the most!
(Nmami Agarwal is nutritionist at Nmami Life)
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