Plants for nutrition
Author: Desk September 16, 2020
This article is prepared by Dr. Venu Madhavi, Dietician, Aster Prime Hospital, Hyderabad
The Government of India has decided to hold the month of September exclusively as a nutritional awareness month. As part of these awareness programs, the government is focusing on two main areas. The first was to eliminate nutrition among children while the second was to promote and promote the importance of gardens grown by students in kitchen gardens and educational institutions. The government claims that kitchen gardens and gardens grown in educational institutions not only provide nutritious food to the family at the lowest possible cost but also contribute to a better healthy lifestyle for the entire family.
Let’s find out now from our important kitchen gardens! Kitchen gardens can be considered as a wide range of vegetables and greens that can be used on the premises without the use of any chemical fertilizers, using only bio-waste fertilizers and good for the environment and health.
Kitchen gardens are not only for growing plants in the kitchen, but also for any place on the home premises that is suitable for the surface of the house, balcony or outside corridors or windows where you can place pots or special arrangements for planting plants and grow leafy vegetables in them. However, it should be decided only by observing whether the selected place gets direct sunlight or not.
Healthy nutrition through kitchen gardens
- Eggplants, meringue vegetable plants; Leafy vegetables such as asparagus and dill; In addition to papaya, lemon, tomatoes, gooseberries, beans, carrots, beetroot, zucchini, pumpkin, zucchini, pumpkin, cucumber, ginger, onions, as well as a variety of herbs such as rosemary, basil, mint, oregano can be easily grown in the kitchen garden. All of these plants provide good nutrition and are easy to grow.
- Fruits and vegetables provide good micronutrients. Frequent intake of all these is essential for good health. See how good it is to take such a nutritious diet as mentioned below ….
Iron-rich vegetables and fruits can reduce anemia.
Consumption of sour fruits, ginger, pulses, capsicum, cauliflower, cabbage etc. can increase immunity and reduce the incidence of various viral diseases.
Green leafy vegetables provide iron, calcium, magnesium and vitamin K.
Carrots, sweet potatoes, watermelon and mangoes provide plenty of vitamin A.
Kitchen gardens – a lifestyle of good health
Gardening is considered a good natural stress reliever. Breathing cool air in a good fresh environment and absorbing sunlight helps to improve health. Working in the kitchen garden not only allows you to exercise at no cost, but also provides low-cost leafy greens and potters who can provide you with the good nutrition you need at home. In addition, they do not require a lot of work to grow the kitchen garden can be grown in a small space.
How To Grow A Kitchen Garden Like This Is A Good Physical And Mental Exercise –
Physical activity gives us strength, physical strength, and ability to move as well as move easily.
It reduces stress and provides adequate rest.
Energy to provide the most healthy nutritious food at the lowest cost
Self-cultivation means working with a full understanding of them
Working out in the kitchen garden for 30 minutes a day, five days a week can also help reduce obesity, lower blood pressure, and relieve stress and anxiety.
It is a special activity for the family and children
Working in the garden is usually a special activity that gives children not only good health but also pleasure. In this case, the children will have the opportunity to learn new ways of adding food to science and the environment, as well as new experiments. Planting, growing, harvesting and cooking them are of great interest to young children.
What a joy it would be to grow these kitchen gardens that can bring so many benefits to your family during this epidemic! Does it not only keep your family and especially the little ones busy but also provide good nutrition at low cost to all. So the time has come to embrace it as a movement and move forward. Come on in, take a look and enjoy yourself!
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