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Cryptoxanthin Beta-cryptoxanthin recipes


Last Updated : Apr 06,2018



 

What is Cryptoxanthin?

Cryptoxanthin also called as beta-cryptoxanthin belongs to the carotenoid family and is widely found in red and orange coloured fruits. Like beta-carotene, it acts like an Antioxidant and plays a crucial role in keeping our body free from various ailments.

5 Health Benefits of Cryptoxanthins

1. Acts as an Antioxidant and carries out the role of scavenging harmful free radicals from our body thus maintain cell and DNA health and preventing diseases like Cancer.
2. Being a precursor to Vitamin A, its role in healthy vision and reducing cataracts is also of utmost importance.
3. Builds a strong immune system.
4. Reduces the signs of ageing.
5. Maintains reproductive health.

8 Food Sources of Cryptoxanthin

  8 Food Sources of Cryptoxanthin
1. Avocado
2. Mango
3. Orange
4. Papaya
5. Peach
6. Pumpkin
7. Red capsicum
8. Watermelon

Since cryptoxanthin is fat-soluble, a diet absolutely low in fats and oils doesn’t aid in its absorption. Here’s how can add them to your diet. Hope you enjoy cooking these recipes!


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Carrot and Red Pepper Juice
Recipe# 39020
11 Sep 18

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by Tarla Dalal
Drink your vegetables for a change! In addition to tasting great, this melange of carrot, capsicum and tomatoes will do great things for your eyesight. Vitamin c-rich capsicum will also help build immunity and ease stress before you set out for the day.
Homemade Orange Juice, Made in Hopper, Vitamin C Rich
Recipe# 42292
19 Mar 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
There is nothing as pristine and soulful as 100 per cent pure, unsweetened juice, made by you in your own kitchen! And such juices can be addictive, to the extent that you will never buy packaged juices from the shop again. Most fruits, including orange, are best had fresh in fruit form itself, ....
Avocado, Broccoli and Bellpepper Lunch Salad
Recipe# 42254
01 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A dashingly colourful salad with a very high feel-good factor, just perfect to pack for lunch ! The Avocado, Broccoli and Bell Pepper Lunch Salad has a splash of various colours, textures and flavours ranging from the creaminess of avocadoes ....
Orange, Spinach and Feta Salad
Recipe# 41501
22 Feb 17

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Here is a lovely salad that gives you a bit of everything – tanginess, juiciness, crunch, cheesiness and spice! Feta cheese, spinach and orange make a fabulous salad combo, which is enhanced further by the peppy, flavour-packed dressing. Mixed herbs and pepper add a dash of spice to this dre ....
Watermelon and Orange Juice
Recipe# 39012
25 Jul 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Available through the year, watermelons are always a good addition to fruit juices. Add some readymade or fresh orange juice to create a refreshing and colourful concoction. Adjust the sugar accordingly.
Healthy Mango Yoghurt
Recipe# 4834
14 Feb 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Yoghurt has a timeless, ageless, boundary-less charm. Much-loved by kids and adults across the world, it is a versatile dish that can be made in multiple varieties, and can be enjoyed any time of the day whether as a snack or as a dessert. In this Healthy Mango Yoghurt, yummy yoghurt and the Kin ....
Broccoli and Red Capsicum Dip
Recipe# 39812
04 Feb 15

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by Tarla Dalal
A tantalizing dip of red capsicum and broccoli sautéed with celery, onions, and other flavourful ingredients. A mix-in of cheese and fresh cream gives the colourful and crunchy veggies a splendid base. Serve the Broccoli and Red Capsicum Dip fresh and hot right off the stove.
Broccoli and Zucchini in Red Capsicum Gravy
Recipe# 39679
26 Mar 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
When it comes to cooking, a little know-how can take you a long way and help you create an unending range of innovative foods, such as Broccoli and Zucchini in Red Capsicum Gravy. Here, look at how red capsicum lends itself to prepare a delectable gravy that is not only flavourful but healthy too, b ....
Mango Lime Dressing
Recipe# 41033
07 May 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Whoohooo, here comes the perfect dressing for mango lovers! With the inimitable flavour and mushy melt-in-the-mouth texture of cubed mangoes, a bit of tang from lemons and spice from mustard paste, this Mango Lime Dressing is a sure-shot winner, which will raise your salad’s ratings to great levels! ....
Pumpkin Raita, Creamy Pumpkin Raita
Recipe# 40791
22 Apr 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Lose yourself in the creamy consistency and refreshing flavour of this delicious Pumpkin Raita. The pleasant sweetness of pumpkin, sourness of curd and mild spiciness of the tempering combine beautifully to give this raita a very balanced flavour. Make sure you do not add water to the pumpkin while ....
Mango Salsa
Recipe# 22731
06 Apr 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Make the most of mangoes when they are in season, because it is undoubtedly the King of Fruits and continues to prove its mettle year in and year out! This year, make sure you relish this tongue-tickling Mango Salsa too. Made of Alphonso mangoes, a few cris ....
Peach Yogurt Smoothie,  Good For Endurance Athletics
Recipe# 40919
20 Jun 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a luscious smoothie with the pleasant scent and fruity flavour of peaches. Yoghurt is an apt base for this mildly-flavoured fruit, and the combo needs just a dash of honey to improve the flavour. If the peaches are naturally sweet, you can even reduce the honey. Chia seeds, considered ....
Orange Tabbouleh, Healthy Orange Tabbouleh
Recipe# 3461
27 May 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bulgur (which is often referred to as broken wheat or dalia) is the healthiest form of wheat available. The most important nutrient retained by this cereal form is fibre, that makes it a low glycemic index food and helps to prevent a quick rise in blood sugar levels. In contrast, wheat products like ....
Avocado Salad ( Recipe For Shiny Hair)
Recipe# 5613
16 Jun 08

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Avocado is a treasure trove of nutrients, yet many people are unsure of how to incorporate it in their diet. Most often, we find people making milkshakes and puddings over and over again – because of the unusual texture of avocadoes – till the family gets oh-so-bored of it! In this Avocado Salad, th ....
Tomato, Orange, Carrot and Papaya Juice
Recipe# 1331
31 May 18

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 by Tarla Dalal
Health-freaks will definitely love this drink not just for its nutrients but also for its colour and taste. The fruits and vegetables used to prepare this juice have been carefully chosen, which is infused with sufficient vitamins A, C and digestive enzymes, to meet a daily requirement. It is very s ....
Grilled Bellpepper, Carrot and Mushrooms, Healthy Accompaniment
Recipe# 42305
31 May 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Grilling of veggies is a nice way to make healthy starters and accompaniments, which are also fabulously tasty! They also look attractive and appetizing, so everybody will be eager for a serving. We have made one such tasty yet healthy accompaniment of Grilled Bellpepper, Carrot and Mushrooms. T ....
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