Strawberry Choco Lassi to fight diabetes & obesity


Used for : High uric acid, Obesity, Diabetics, CVD

This recipe is a healthy form of unsweetened fruit yogurt. Strawberries are rich in vitamin, minerals and fibre. Their antioxidant content makes it a super food for prevention of many diseases like cancer, Gouty arthritis, diabetes, and heart attacks. Whereas curd is a probiotic therefore helps in digestion and helps during illnesses like diarrhoea, acidity, and constipation. Adding Dark chocolate to the smoothie not only helps it increase its antioxidant properties but also helps fight High Uric acid levels, lowering cholesterol and high Blood pressure.

Nutritional Information for 1 glass ( 1 serving) -

  • Calories- 150 kcal
  • Carbohydrates- 10 g
  • Protein-6 g
  • Fats- 5 g

This recipe is a good source of dietary fibre, Vitamin C, B complex vitamins, Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium too.


Key Ingredients

  • Strawberry
  • Low fat Curd
  • Dark chocolate
  • Method

Blend strawberry and curd together. Add a piece of grated dark chocolate on top. Serve chilled.Find details about the recipe on this site:-I don’t add sugar or honey to it and like having it a little sour. Also don’t miss adding dark chocolate on top, which is not mentioned in the recipe.

http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/recipe/strawberry-lassi

Research has also shown that women who ate 16 or more strawberries a week had lower C-reactive protein (CRP), a measure of body-wide inflammation linked to arthritis flares and heart disease.An article in British Journal of nutrition concludes that “Dietary strawberry powder reduced risk factors for CVD, stroke and diabetes in obese volunteers, suggesting a potential role for strawberries as a dietary means to decrease obesity-related disease.”The same journal has a lot of articles on dark chocolate benefits over inflammation, obesity and 
cardiovascular health.