Celeb Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar Shares Why One Should Eat HomeMade Pickles Daily

Homemade Pickles Benefits: Homemade Pickles are touted as valuable sources of vitamin K (co-factor in absorbing vitamin D), vitamin A (eyesight and immunity), probiotic bacteria (live organisms that confer health benefits to the host), shared Rujuta Diwekar

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Homemade Pickles Benefits: Homemade Pickles are an indestructible part of Indian cuisine since time immemorial. It is not only a mere accompaniment that gives the extra zing to our sabzi, rotis and rice, but also a tradition that is passed on through generations. Homemade Pickle is a word that surely takes most of us down the memory lanes where our mothers and grandmothers used salt, spice and oil to preserve several fruits and veggies, under sunlight. Homemade Pickles not only add taste to a food, it rather has several health benefits too. Echoing the same, celebrity Nutritionist Rujuta Diwekar took to her Instagram handle to explain, why it is important to eat home-made pickles daily.

She started her post with a beautiful tale of nostalgia, “Our dadis and nanis used everything naturally available around them – salt, spices and sunlight to ensure that not just the seasonal produce not go waste but also that their nutritional value is enhanced. So they used trial and error, patience and perseverance and gave us this priceless gift called Homemade pickles”. She further stated that Homemade pickles are touted as valuable sources of vitamin K (co-factor in absorbing vitamin D), vitamin A (eyesight and immunity), probiotic bacteria (live organisms that confer health benefits to the host).

What Are The Benefits Of HomeMade Pickles?

The celeb nutritionist listed down number of benefits, and they are

Though different kinds of Homemade Pickles are now-a-days easily available in the market, she stressed on home-made pickles. According to Rujuta, just like daahi (curd), pickles should also be made at home (using traditional recipes) to make the most of its benefits. She also stated, “The right time to start making pickles and even papads is post Shivratri, as that’s the time when the sun light is optimal for these processes.”

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