International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Archaeology | India | Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021

Nutritional Value of Mahaprasada: A Ritual Offering of Lord Jagannath in Odisha, India

Sikhasree Ray [2]

Abstract: Traditional Indian foods have been prepared for many years which has hidden within itself many nutritional values which is benefits for human health. In other sense we can say that these traditional food are associated with the name of Ritual food by which it can convey the message of good nutrition which is very essential for a healthy life for all categories of human life irrespective of gender, caste and any social barriers. It often is a lesson for generations for the health diet disease free life style. It can guide us by delivering numerous biological functions through dietary components in the human body. Indian traditional foods have presence of functional components such as body-healing chemicals, antioxidants, dietary fibers, and probiotics. These functional molecules help in weight management and blood sugar level balance and support immunity of the body.

Keywords: Nutrition, health, diet, vitamin, minerals, food

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021,

Pages: 1120 - 1123

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