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Importance of vegetables

Amaranth Leaves(Thotakura):

This leafy vegetable is full of excellent nutritious contents and qualities.Regular use of amaranth  in our food items prevents the deficiencies of vitamin A, B1, B2 and C, calcium, iron and potassium.It protects against several disorders such as defective vision, respiratory infections, recurrent colds.The vitamin A content of amaranth is useful for eyes. It cures eye diseases. Raw juice of amaranth , if taken for a few days, checks the falling of hair and helps the growth of new hair.The regular use of amaranth is useful in preventing premature old age. It prevents the distrubance of calcium and iron metabolism which usually occurs in old age.We can make different varieties like thotakura  with Dal, thotakura pulusu, Thotakura vada.

Importance of vegetables

Coriander leaves:

Coriander leaves are fragrant, appetizing, digestive, cool and good for vision.It is a rich source of iron and vitamin AIt gives a special flavour to the food and makes it easily digestiblecan make a chutneyIts juice is good for gas problem  and indigestion.

Importance of vegetables

Mint Leaves:

Mint leaves are green leafy vegetable used  for medicinal purpose. By eating this
teeth will be strongkill warmsgas doesn't form in stomach, mint juice with sugar reduces stomach paingood for digestion, joint painscontrols bad smell from mouth