|Content||Dal is one of the most common ingredients in every kitchen. Dal is that quintessential home food that provides comfort to every person after a long tiring day. Beyond its comfort, lentils of all types have high nutritional value.
Chana dal, or Bengal Gram, is closely related to chickpea family and is also known as split chickpea. This dal, with distinctive nutty flavour, is rich in protein and is consumed by people aiming for weight loss.
A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving provides the following nutrients
- Calories: 46
- Carbs: 8 grams
- Fiber: 2 grams
- Protein: 3 grams
- Folate: 12% of the RDI
- Iron: 4% of the RDI
- Phosphorus: 5% of the RDI
- Copper: 5% of the RDI
- Manganese: 14% of the RDI
Browntop millet is the king of fibre with 12.5 mgs per 100 gms. Barnyard and brown top millets are high on minerals at 4.4 and 4.2 mgs per 100 gms and there is more.||Almonds are among the world’s most popular tree nuts.
They are highly nutritious and rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals.
Almonds boast an impressive nutrient profile. A 1-ounce (28-gram) serving of almonds contains
- Almonds Reduce Cholesterol:
- Almonds are Good for Your Heart:
- Almonds Regulate Blood Sugar:
- Almonds have High Vitamin E:
- Almonds Reduces Weight:
- Almonds are Rich in Nutrients:
- Almonds are Good for Your Eyes:
- Almonds have a Rich Source of Antioxidants:
- Fiber: 3.5 grams
- Protein: 6 grams
- Fat: 14 grams (9 of which are monounsaturated)
- Vitamin E: 37% of the RDI
- Manganese: 32% of the RDI
- Magnesium: 20% of the RDI
- They also contain a decent amount of copper, vitamin B2 (riboflavin), and phosphorus.
|Figs are a unique fruit resembling a teardrop. They’re about the size of your thumb, filled with hundreds of tiny seeds, and have an edible purple or green peel. The flesh of the fruit is pink and has a mild, sweet taste.
Figs — and their leaves — are packed with nutrients and offer a variety of potential health benefits. They may promote healthy digestion, decrease your risk of heart disease, and help you manage your blood sugar levels.
Fresh figs are rich in nutrients while being relatively low in calories, making them a great addition to a healthy diet.
One small (40-gram) fresh fig contains
- Calories: 30
- Protein: 0 grams
- Fat: 0 grams
- Carbs: 8 grams
- Fiber: 1 gram
- Copper: 3% of the Daily Value (DV)
- Magnesium: 2% of the DV
- Potassium: 2% of the DV
- Riboflavin: 2% of the DV
- Thiamine: 2% of the DV
- Vitamin B6: 3% of the DV
- Vitamin K: 2% of the DV
||Kidney beans are a variety of the common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), a legume native to Central America and Mexico.
The common bean is an important food crop and a major source of protein throughout the world.
Used in a variety of traditional dishes, kidney beans are usually eaten well cooked. Raw or improperly cooked kidney beans are toxic, but well-prepared beans can be a healthy component of a well-balanced diet
Kidney beans are mainly composed of carbs and fiber but also serve as a good source of protein.
The nutrition facts for 3.5 ounces (100 grams) of boiled kidney beans are:
- Calories: 127
- Water: 67%
- Protein: 8.7 grams
- Carbs: 22.8 grams
- Sugar: 0.3 grams
- Fiber: 6.4 grams
- Fat: 0.5 grams