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Sabudana Benefits by Kareena Kapoor’s Dietician Rujuta Diwekar

Nupur Kumari | June 13, 2018

India’s leading nutritionist, Rujuta Diwekar, was responsible for Kareena Kapoor Khan’s zero size figure during the film “Tashan”.  She is a real fitness freak. She is known for her nutrition philosophy which is based on Ayurveda. She emphasizes local and easily available foods rather than any other foods. She is also known for helping Indian celebrities with fitness, weight loss & maintenance.

In a conference, she mentioned the benefits of eating Sabudana. Actually, she used a word called “Cassava”. Do you know what is Cassava? Cassava is a root which is native to the northern region of Brazil but has originated from West Indies. The starch extracted from the Cassava root is known as Sabudana.

Let us know about some benefits of Sabudana as discussed by Rujuta Diwekar:

1) Sabudana is a superfood

According to Rujuta Diwekar, Sabudana is a superfood. She said that “Superfood of the past, is the pseudo-food of future”. A superfood is a nutrient-rich food which hosts all the processes of our body dynamically. Generally, this type of food contains a lot of vitamins and minerals. She said that Sabudana is the best food for us.


2) It is an anti-calorie food

According to her, Sabudana khichdi is the most nutritious meal she has ever had. This is made up of sabudana, ghee, jeera, curry leaves, green chili. We can also use grated coconut for garnishing.


3) It allows a good hormonal balance

She said that “It will allow a good hormonal balance, especially in a woman’s body. That’s why it would be taken by women during their vrats.”


4) It can be used during pregnancy for twins

Have you ever heard about Cassava pills? Nowadays, Cassava pills are available in the market for conceiving twins. It can also be used by pregnant ladies. It raises the probability of conceiving twins by 30%.


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Nupur Kumari


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