BEATEN RICE HEALTH BENEFITS AND NUTRITITON FACTS

Posted in SEREALS HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

BEATEN RICE

Nutrition data

All figures below are expressed per ½ cup g  edible portion.

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

Energy (Calories)

180  Cal Kcals/Calories

Water

~

Protein

4g

Fat

1g

Carbohydrates

38g

Starch

~

Sugar

~

Fibre

1g

Alcohol

~

Saturated fatty acids

~

Polyunsaturated fatty acids

~

Trans fatty acids

~

Cholesterol

0g

VITAMINS

Vitamin A

1g

Retinol Equivalent

~

Vitamin D

~

Vitamin E

~

Vitamin K1

~

Thiamin

~

Riboflavin

~

Niacin

~

Niacin Equivalent

~

Vitamin B6

~

Vitamin B12

~

Folate

~

Pantothenate

~

Biotin

~

Vitamin C

40g

MINERALS

Sodium

~

Potassium

~

Calcium

15g

Magnesium

~

Phosphorus

~

Iron

1g

Copper

~

Zinc

~

Chloride

~

Manganese

~

Selenium

~

Iodine

~

 

Health benefits of Beaten Rice

ü  Beaten rice a lactose-free, fat-free and heart-friendly food.

ü  It is a good source of 11 essential vitamins and minerals including iron.

ü  As the flakes are usually pounded using an iron mortar and pestle, the process boosts the iron content.

ü  Poha is considered to be a great meal option for diabetics as it promotes slow release of sugar into the bloodstream. It also keeps you full for longer time. A single serving is enough to keep you going without hunger pangs and reach for unhealthy sweets and junk food. Add chunks of soya to increase its nutritive value.

ü  Carbohydrates are the major source of energy in a bowl of poha. This makes it a perfect breakfast option. It can be eaten for snack too in the place of unhealthy options such as chips and biscuits. Carbohydrates are needed to help our body store energy, and perform various other functions. But getting your carb intake from healthy sources is vital and poha is one healthy source. Try this fibre-rich carbohydrate diet to prevent diabetes.

BEATEN RICE RECIPES 

 

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