BENGAL GRAM (CHANA DAL) HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

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Health Benefits

Bengal Gram is known as the dark Brown Peas and Channa. It is known as a one of the important pulse in India. Bengal gram has good amount of iron, sodium, selenium and small amount of copper zinc and manganese. They are also a very good source of folic acid and fiber. It contains a contain phytochemicals called saponins, which can act as antioxidants.

Diabetes

Bengal grams enhance the utilization of glucose, which is good for diabetic persons and also for normal persons. Bengal gram extracts are good for diabetic patients. It helps to improving the blood sugar levels, glucose, tolerance, urinary excretion of sugar and general condition.

Digestive System

Disorder It cures the digestive problems such as indigestion, dysentery, vomiting, dyspepsia and diarrhea.

Anemia

Bengal gram juice known for a rich source of iron and that is highly beneficial for the iron deficiency anemia. A tablespoonful of fresh Bengal gram juice mixed with honey should be helpful in anemic condition.

Hair and Skin Disease

The bengal gram flour helpful for curing the skin problems such as pimple, eczema, acne, dermatitis, scabies etc. Mix the bengal gram flour with curd and apply the paste on affected area for 10 to 15 min. It gives you the beneficial result. It gives the long strengthen hair and stop the hair fall.

Painful Menstruating

Cure the painful menstruation problem by taking a hot bath with putting Bengal gram plant in hot water to have beneficial results.

Nutritional value

Nutritional value: 100 g.

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

% RDA

Energy

350 Kcal

 

Carbohydrates

60g

20%

Protein

22 g

44%

Total Fat

2.0 g

3%

Cholesterol

0 mg

0%

Dietary Fiber

22 g

88%

VITAMINS

Vitamin A

100IU

2%

Vitamin C

~

~

Vitamin D

~

~

Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol)

~

~

Vitamin K

~

~

Thiamin

~

~

Riboflavin

~

~

Niacin

~

~

Vitamin B6

~

~

Folate

~

~

Vitamin B12

~

~

Pantothenic Acid

~

~

Choline

~

~

Betaine

~

~

MINERALS

Calcium

20.0mg

2%

Iron

3.6mg

20%

Magnesium

~

~

Phosphorus

~

~

Potassium

~

~

Sodium

10.0mg

0%

Zinc

~

~

Copper

~

~

Manganese

~

~

Selenium

~

~

Fluoride 

~

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