World Bamboo Day 2022: Bamboo is a power house of vitamins and minerals, its consumption is a panacea for fitness..
Health Benefits of Bamboo Shoot: Bamboo is a type of plant whose interiors are eaten by many people. Like every year, this year also World Bamboo Day is being celebrated on 18th September. The purpose of celebrating it is to bring awareness among people about bamboo and to promote bamboo industry. World Bamboo Day was started in 2009 by Kamesh Salam, President of the World Bamboo Organization.
Bamboo has an important role in our life. According to Netmeds, along with providing health benefits, it also provides us with many such things which we use fiercely in daily life. It has gained a lot of popularity in the last few years due to its nutritional content. The part of bamboo that is eaten is called bamboo shoot. In India, its prevalence is more in the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Jharkhand, Odisha and Karnataka. Bamboo shoots are rich in many types of nutrients. Protein, carbohydrate, fiber and many other minerals are found in abundance in it. Its breakfast is very beneficial for diabetics because it is very low in fat and sugar. Eating bamboo shoots provides relief in intestinal diseases. Antiviral properties are also present in bamboo, which also strengthens the immune system.
Is a source of many nutrients
Bamboo shoots are the best if you are looking for a diet that is full of nutritional properties. It contains Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin B6, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Copper, Zinc, Manganese and many other essential nutrients which are essential for our health.
Cures heart disease
The consumption of bamboo shoots is very beneficial for those who are suffering from heart related diseases. Health experts advise such people to eat bamboo shoots. Bamboo shoots are rich in phytosterols and phytonutrients that help in clearing clogged arteries. Along with this, it also reduces the cholesterol present in the body.
Strengthens the immune system
Being a power house of vitamins and minerals, bamboo shoots are very useful for our health. Bamboo shoots increase our immunity and also protect us from infectious diseases. It is good to consume them during monsoon and winter season to avoid viral and bacterial infections. Eating it also reduces the risk of neurodegenerative diseases.
Beneficial during childbirth
Bamboo shoots stimulate uterine contractions which also helps in normal delivery. However, some people recommend including small amounts of bamboo dishes in the late stages of pregnancy to facilitate normal delivery.