Ganesh Chaturthi has started from today and now Ganapati Bappa will be worshiped for the next 11 days and various types of bhog will be offered to him. Modak is very dear to Bappa which is offered the most. But modak is not just a common sweet, but it is also beneficial for health in many ways. If you do not know, then we are going to tell you what benefits health can be gained from Modak.
Modak is very healthy
Modak is beneficial for health and provides instant satisfaction and this is the reason why it is considered to be Amrit. Modak is prepared by mixing wheat or rice flour, pure ghee, khoya, jaggery and coconut with steam. It is not only tasty in food but is also considered very healthy in terms of health.
Jaggery is good for digestion
Since jaggery is used instead of sugar in modak, it is considered better in terms of digestion and helps in relieving constipation. Not only this, but jaggery is also rich in antioxidants and nutrients, which helps to clear toxins from the body by cleansing the liver, intestines, and stomach.
Coconut controls blood pressure
In modak, coconut is ground as a filling. Coconut is also beneficial for health in many ways. The triglycerides present in coconut are not only considered good for the heart but also help in reducing blood pressure and controlling it.
Ghee keeps heart healthy
Pure ghee is used to make modak and ghee contain plenty of vitamins A, D, E and K which is considered good for bones, brain, heart and immune system. Also, pure ghee of cow also helps in keeping the heart healthy and weight loss.