What are the HEALTH BENEFITS of LOTUS STEM ?
Lotus root is one of low calorie root vegetables. 100 g root provides 74 calories. The root, nevertheless, composed of several health benefiting phyto-nutrients, minerals and vitamins.
Lotus rhizome is very good source dietary fibers; 100 g flesh provides 4.9 g or 13% of daily-requirement of dietary fiber. The fiber, together with slow digesting complex carbohydrates in the root help reduce blood cholesterol, sugar, body weight and constipation conditions.
Lotus root is one of the excellent sources of vitamin C. 100 g root provides 44 mg or 73% of daily-recommended values. Vitamin C is a powerful water soluble anti-oxidant. It is required for the collagen synthesis in the body. Collagen is the main structural protein in the body required for maintaining the integrity of blood vessels, skin, organs, and bones. Regular consumption of foods rich in vitamin C helps body protect from scurvy, develop resistance against viral infection, boosts imm ...more
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