01/5​Here’s why you must include Arbi in your diet?


Are you someone who hates the sticky and sloppy Arbi? Then here are some reasons that will make you fall in love with this root vegetable. Taro Root also known as Arbi in Hindi is a common vegetable cooked in almost every Indian household. There’s no denying that there are certain veggies that may appear disgusting, but are naturally loaded with health enriching nutrients that turn out to be the game changer.

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02/5​What experts say?


This sticky and mushy root vegetable is great for health as it is packed with resistant starch, which helps in better regulation of insulin levels. Naturally loaded with fiber, antioxidants, potassium, magnesium, Vitamin C and E. The presence of resistant starch in this vegetable makes it great for preventing several types of cancer, managing diabetes and cardiac diseases. Here are some more reasons why you should add Arbi to your diet.

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03/5​Weight loss


The presence of fiber makes this vegetable great for weight loss, this is because Arbi has a good amount of dietary fiber, which helps in providing satiety and curbs hunger pangs. Around 100 grams of Arbi has around 5.1 grams of fiber.

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04/5​Improves vision


Loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and anti inflammatory properties, this veggie can help in improving vision and reduces degeneration of eye cells. The antioxidants in Arbi help in better cell regeneration.

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05/5​Why is it good for heart health?


The presence of antioxidants, vitamin E and dietary fiber in this sloppy vegetable helps in improving cardiac health. Another reason why health experts vouch for adding this vegetable to boost heart is its zero calories and zero fat content, which makes it great for lowering bad cholesterol. Lastly, the low sodium content in this vegetable helps in lowering high blood pressure, which reduces the risk of sudden heart attacks and strokes.


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