Today’s health tip: Important Facts of Tamarind

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Tamarind used to treat diarrhea, constipation, fever and peptic ulcers. The bark and leaves also used to promote wound healing.

The polyphenols in tamarind have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. These can protect against diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes.

High in calories compared too many other fruit, which may be a problem for people who are trying to control calorie intake.

Tamarind is also relatively high in magnesium it plays a role in more than 600 body functions.

Additionally, it contains niacin, vitamin C, calcium, copper, and pyridoxine.

As it stimulates bile production that leads to quicker and efficient digestion.

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