Introduce fennel seeds in your diet to control cholesterol

Fennel-infused water contains lots of antioxidants that fight free radicals and reduce oxidative stress. Photo: Shutterstock/AmyLv

Fennel seeds are known not just for their incredible flavour but their medicinal properties too. Including fennel seeds in your regular diet would eliminate the bad cholesterol and keep you safe from heart attacks. Here are some of the well-known benefits of consuming fennel seeds:
1) Fennel seeds are storehouses of healthy fibres which help in reducing cholesterol. These fibres would prevent the absorption of cholesterol into the blood. Drinking water that is infused with fennel seeds would eliminate the bad cholesterol.

2) Fennel-infused water contains lots of antioxidants which fight free radicals and reduce oxidative stress. This too helps in keeping a check on the cholesterol levels.
3) Fennel seeds are known for their diuretic properties. It filters the toxins and increases the quantity of urine. Besides, fennel-infused water could help in reducing high cholesterol levels.

4) The anti-inflammatory properties of fennel seeds keep away inflammation.
5) The liver plays a pivotal role in controlling cholesterol levels. Fennel seeds have hepatoprotective properties which protect the liver from injuries. Regularly drinking water infused with fennel seeds improves the health of the liver and reduces bad cholesterol.

6) Fennel seeds help in regulating body weight. Sipping on fennel-infused water at regular intervals would keep away your appetite and prevent you from overeating. Besides reducing weight, it improves your cholesterol levels too.
7) High cholesterol levels would adversely affect your heart. Drinking fennel seed water would improve heart health. It can even reduce LDL which is bad cholesterol. 

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