Healthy DietBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamDec 07, 2020

Amla is a very popular super food that is consumed by almost everyone. Amla products like amla juice, pickle and amla candy are available easily in the market. However, you can enjoy the benefits of fresh amla during winter season. Amla is a rich source of vitamin C and can help in boosting your immunity and stopping cellular damage. However, to relish the health benefits of amla in an effective way, you have to consume it in the right quantity and at the appropriate time.

How and when to eat amla?

You consume amla everyday in an empty stomach. This is best time to include it in your daily diet. You can have 1-2 amlas everyday. Having more than 2 amlas can trigger the problem of constipation. Moreover, you should try having fresh amla, instead of amla candy and pickle during winter season. To reduce to sourness, you can sprinkle a little salt and red chilli powder on amla. You can make Amla chutney to incorporate this super food in your diet. Amla is very healthy but some people should still not consume it. If you are on blood thinning pills or are going to have surgery, it is not recommended to take amla. You should ask your doctor in that case. In fact, pregnant women should also avoid having amla. Therefore, have amla this winter and take care of these things. One can even make amla juice at home naturally, instead of buying it from the market.

Moreover, another benefit is that amla also helps in keeping our blood count optimum and once our blood count is optimum and our vitamin C is balanced, we don't fall pray to any of the infections. So, include amla in your daily diet for healthy living.

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