Nutritional Facts of Amrit Modak, Calories in Amrit Modak

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Amrit Modak have?

One Amrit Modak gives 117 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 38 calories, proteins account for 18 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 61 calories.  One Amrit Modak provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Please click on Amrit Modak recipe.

Is Amrit Modak healthy?

No, Amrit Modak is not healthy. Made from mawa, sugar, cardamom, pistachios, saffron and ghee.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. Milk low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs. Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk. Note that Mawa is made from full fat milk. 

What's the problem?

Sugar : Sugar is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet. It requires a slow and deliberate attempt to do it. Find hidden sugar in packaged foods and drinks and stop having those products. Did you know that a can of your favourite soft drink is estimated to have 1/2 cup of sugar. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Amrit Modak ?

No, as there is usage of sugar and full fat milk to make mawa.
 
Can healthy individuals have Amrit Modak?
 
The sugar is the issue here. So we suggest having only one modak as a cheat dessert.

Amrit Modak is high in

1. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.
 
Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 117 calories that come from one Amrit Modak?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         35  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          12  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         16  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         20  mins

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

 

Value per modak% Daily Values
Energy117 cal6%
Protein4.4 g8%
Carbohydrates9.6 g3%
Fiber0.1 g0%
Fat6.8 g10%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A32.6 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C1.3 mg3%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)2 mcg1%
MINERALS
Calcium177.7 mg30%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium4.8 mg1%
Phosphorus92.8 mg15%
Sodium0 mg0%
Potassium41 mg1%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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