02 March, 2021

Vitamin D And Our Fave Snack

All about guilt-free pakora eating.

Illustration by Saahil
Vitamin D And Our Fave Snack

The rain gods seem to shower their blessings on us and we couldn’t have been more grateful. After all, we can only have food on our plates if the weather gods are on time. Talking about food, nothing beats chai and pakora or bhajiya in this season.

But in case you feel guilty about enjoying them, remind yourself of the following:

  • You, urban Indian, are low in Vit D. Your blood tests are already saying that, some of us as low as single digit numbers and most of us are already on injections or supplements for it.
  • The epidemic of Vit D deficiency is not just linked to obesity but to every lifestyle disease inclu­ding arthritis, diabetes, heart disease and even cancer.
  • Sufficient Vit D levels can help you not just feel young and energetic but also keep your hormones in a state of balance (bye bye hypothyroidism and PCOD) and above all, lose weight.
  • We get enough Vit D from sunshine but it must get converted to Vit D3, the usable form for the human...

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