King Vegetables Fresh Organic Raw Winter Bamboo Shoots
Bamboo shoots is the edible part of bamboo that people used to consume. Bamboo shoot is the young or the sprouts and new canes of the bamboo plant that used to be harvested before it reaches two weeks or one feet tall. People loves the crisp and tender textures of bamboo shoot. It has also has plain and fresh flavor.
All parts of bamboo are useful for people especially Asian countries. It is also one of the most useful plant in the world. Edible bamboo shoot are mostly consumed by people in Asian countries such as China, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, India and Nepal. The history of Chinese people mentioned that it is considered as “King Of Vegetable” cause its not only delicious to be consumed but also provide many health benefits.
1. Reduce cholesterol
Bamboo shoot contains high fiber which has significant role in reducing cholesterol in the blood. Regular consumption of bamboo shoot decrease the LDL or Low Density Lipoprotein which is known as bad fat. A study by Park and Jhon from Washington State University reported that that bamboo shoots had favorable effects on the reduction of cholesterol level.
2. Prevent heart disease
Phytonutrients that contained in bamboo shoot has important role in maintaining heart function. According to a study, phytosterols and phytonutrients found in bamboo shoots can inhibit the LDL cholesterol dissolved in the body. This cholesterol can increase the risk of heart disease. Bamboo shoot also contains potassium which is vital in keeping normal heart beat.
3. Help in lose weight
Bamboo shoots are low in calories and fat also high in fiber. It makes a perfect meal for people who are trying to lose weigh. High fiber in bamboo shoot can add bulk in the stomach and make you feel full for longer time. It also can prevent you from getting hunger often.
4. Combats cancer
As well as phytonutrients found in other plants, the phytonutrients which is found in bamboo shoot can act as strong antioxidant. We already know that antioxidant is one of vital substance that can prevent the body from oxidative stress which caused by free radicals. Oxidative stress can lead the damage of DNA and causing cancer. Bamboo shoot also contains some amounts of chlorophyll that can prevent cell from mutation.