Eat Curry, Run Better!

To celebrate National Curry Week, food writer Anjum Anand takes a look at the health benefits of one of Britain's favourite foods.

by Anjum Anand

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Forget about fat-laden, greasy takeaways - Indian food doesn't have to be heavy. There are a whole range of curries packed full of ingredients which are bursting with flavour and health-boosting properties. Personally, I think the best way to remain healthy is to eat lots of Indian food - the building blocks of most curries top the lists of the healthiest ingredients to include in your daily diet. Even if you're training hard, there's no need to deprive yourself of a good curry.

It's National Curry Week (October 13 - 17) so now's the perfect time to get into the kitchen and cook up a delicious and healthy curry.  Choose one with lots of fresh ingredients and they can form an essential part of a runner's diet. Here are my key health-boosting ingredients...

Anjum Anand is a TV chef and cookery writer. Her delicious new range of Indian sauces, The Spice Tailoris available to buy now from Waitrose. For more information visit:

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nice on Anjum
Posted: 11/03/2012 at 18:53

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