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6 black coloured foods that you should be eating!

  • Black colored foods you should include in your diet

    For most of you, the colour black on your plate is repulsive. But a few black coloured foods stack up well against their red and brown varieties when it comes to nutrition. So are you adding these black colour foods to your plate?

  • Black quinoa

    Black quinoa: Black-quinoa is sweeter tasting than white quinoa. Black quinoa packs a protein punch fills you up with fibre and provides you with a generous amount of iron and folate.

  • Black garlic

    Black garlic: Black garlic has twice the amount of antioxidants and vitamin C in regular garlic then why not add it to your plate? After ageing for at least 30 days, garlic possesses a caramelized, savoury richness that you can add to your noodles and pasta.

  • Black rice

    Black rice: Black rice is a treasure house of fibre, powerful antioxidants and cancer-fighting properties. Black rice is so versatile it can be used in stir-fries, porridge, bread and noodles.

  • Sesame seeds

    Sesame seeds: Sesame seeds a rich source of zinc calcium and folic acid. They are also rich in oleic acid, a potent mono-unsaturated fatty acid which lowers the ‘bad cholesterol’.

  • Black gram

    Black gram or urad dal: Urad dal is commonly used by South Indians to make dosa, and idli along with rice making it a complete source of protein. Urad dal is rich in iron, folate, fibre, potassium.

  • Black mushroom

    Black mushrooms or shiitake mushrooms: They are a rich source of many minerals like calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. They are also a rich dietary source of copper which is not synthesized by the body.

  • Black colored foods you should include in your diet
  • Black quinoa
  • Black garlic
  • Black rice
  • Sesame seeds
  • Black gram
  • Black mushroom

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