Lotus seeds and the miracles hidden inside

What is lotus seed?

Lotus seeds are seeds of plants belonging to the genus Lotus, they are located in the lotus calyx. After the flower fades, the lotus is harvested to get the fruit, peeled off the lotus seed. Lotus seeds are often used in both forms, fresh seeds and dried seeds with great nutritional value inside.

Valuable nutrients from lotus seeds

Encapsulated in a small lotus seed are valuable nutrients. Lotus seeds provide energy and essential nutrients such as starch, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals such as vitamin B2 (riboflavin), sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus … and do not contain cholesterol.