From Chia Seeds To Methi — 6 Indian Substitutes For Popular Western Superfoods

Homegrown Staff

Both these vegetables provide similar accounts of carbohydrates and proteins. Both also contain small amounts of Vitamin E, potassium and iron. It is important to note that for a relatively similar nutrient profile, broccoli is nearly 2.5 times the price of the same quantity of carrots. Broccoli is a cool weathered crop that requires well-drained soil and frequent irrigation.

Although chia seeds are higher in fibre content, fenugreek seeds provide a significant amount of the recommended daily allowance of fibre as well. Chia seeds are not a significant source of vitamins, but fenugreek seeds provide small amounts of vitamin B complex.

While it’s true that a 100 g serving of guava contains almost twice the amount of calories than those in the same serving of strawberries, it’s important to note that the former gives strawberries a run for its money in terms of nutritional profile.

One cup of cooked Amaranth offers 40% of the daily recommended Magnesium versus Quinoa which offers 30%. What are the benefits, you ask? Well, Magnesium helps the body metabolize carbohydrates and fat as well as in healing.

Since the exact quantity and quality of the probiotic cannot be determined, it allows us to infer that there is no justification in choosing one over the other for this reason.

The distinct nutritional values of Chayote Squash and Zucchini might weigh one higher than the other in deciding which one to consume. While Chayote Squash and Zucchini have an equally insignificant protein content, the former’s dietary fibre content is greater than Zucchini.