Don't just eat, nourish!
Did you know that what a mother eats during the first few months postpartum builds the foundation of her health for the rest of her life?
Ghee consists of fat soluble vitamins, which aid weight loss. Ghee also plays a key role in balancing hormones and maintaining healthy cholesterol.
Turmeric and especially its most active compound curcumin have many scientifically-proven health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer’s and cancer. It’s a potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant and may also help improve symptoms of depression and arthritis.
Cumin seeds contain naturally occurring substances that work as antioxidants. Aids in weight loss. Has an anti-inflammatory effect.
Fights bacteria and fungi. Carom seeds have powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties, Improve cholesterol levels, May lower blood pressure, Combats peptic ulcers and relieves indigestion, May prevent coughing and improve airflow, Has anti-inflammatory effects.
Makhanas are low in sodium content and high in potassium and magnesium. The high calcium content makes them great for bone and teeth health. The astringent properties in fox nuts help reduce kidney problems.
Pippali helps in weight loss. This helps to improve body’s metabolism and thus promotes weight loss by eliminating toxins from the body. Also Pippali helps to reduce the amount of fat in the body.
It helps in lactation and make your bones strong, prevents back pain, improves stamina. It strengthens your nervous system and gives the body necessary warmth, speed up recovery, cures constipation and heat stroke, increases blood.
It helps eyes regain their natural vision and reduces inflammation, improves the production of hemoglobin and cures bleeding disorder, acne, ulcers.
NUTS AND SEEDS
The Omega-3 fatty acids found in nuts and seeds aids in neurological and brain development of the baby. A handful of sunflower seeds, almonds, or walnuts can be a terrific snack between meals. Add a cup of walnuts, sliced almonds and pumpkin seeds to your breakfast, sprinkle on a salad or eat as a trail mix.
Ginger root is a proven galactagouge in early postpartum period. It also aids digestion and bloating and boosts immunity.