What can Fennels do to our body: Nutritional facts
Fennels are similar to that of spring onions. They have larger bulbs and have great flavor. They can be eaten raw or cooked. There are many types of fennels like Herb Fennel, Vegetable Fennel. Vegetable Fennels are the most commonly used fennels. In this blog “Using Fennel in our day to day diet,” we will know how fennel can be used to improve our overall health.
Fennels are great for digestion.
Incorporating fennel in our diet helps in boosting our immunity. It has more dietary fiber than any other allium family.
With higher levels of allicin ., it also helps in regulating cholesterol.
Vitamin-E and C present in fennels can also help in the effective working of the immune system.
It prevents various types of cancers.
It helps to detoxify the body.
Also, it reduces the risk of heart attacks.
It can also help in maintaining good health during pregnancy.
Store fennels in a damp cloth for longer fridge life. They can be stored in the fridge for 5 months.
Only chop them last minute when needed to protect the nutritional content.
Usage of fennels in a food
Since they have a mild flavor, they can be added to soups, salads, and seafood. They are usually added last minute due to the delicate flavor.
For more information, see this.
Sautéed Fennel with Garlic
- 5 tablespoons olive oil
- 2½ pounds (4 medium) fennel bulbs, quartered
- 6 garlic cloves
- tomato juice
- Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
- finely chopped fennel fronds
- lemon juice
In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the fennel and garlic, and cook, turning as needed, until golden brown, 8 to 10 minutes.
Add the tomato juice, salt and pepper, and cook, covered, over medium-low until tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in the fennel fronds and lemon juice, then check the seasoning and serve.
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