Nutritional Facts of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing, Calories in Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing

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How many calories does one serving of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing have?

One serving of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing gives 68 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 60 calories, proteins account for 8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 3 calories.  One  serving of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing recipe.

Is Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. Made from carrot, cucumber, rajma, spring onions, pudina and honey. 

Let's understand the ingredients in the recipe.

What's good.
 
Rajma : One cup of cooked kidney beans has 26.2% of your daily Magnesium requirements. Rajma is a complex carb and rich in Fibre which helps in Lowering Cholesterol levels. Rajma is rich in Potassium which is critical for those with High Blood Pressure as it lessens the impact of sodium. Eating rajma is good for diabetics due to high fiber in it. See here for 10 health benefits of rajma and why you should eat it.

Carrots : Carrots have the nutrient Beta Carotene which is a form of Vitamin A, helps prevent deterioration of the eye as one gets older and prevents night blindness. Carrot is great for the eyes.They relieve constipation, lower blood pressure, have fibre. Read the 11 super benefiits of carrots and why to include in your daily diet.

Cucumber : Low in calories.

Mint Leaves (Pudina) : Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect. Sipping on a healthy drink like fresh mint and lemon tea is the best option to overcome nausea for mums-to-be. Moreover it's vitamin A (10% of RDA) and vitamin C (20.25%) serve as an additional boost to bring relief from cough, sore throat and also cold. See here for detailed benefits of mint leaves

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing?

Yes, this is healthy. Rajma is good for all. Cut the honey in the dressing by a bit.
 
Can healthy individuals have Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing?

Yes, this is a healthy salad. Rajma has good fibre and keeps you full for long.

Rajma salad is good for

1. Weight Loss
4. Healthy Lifestyle
5. Lower blood pressure salads as rajma works to do that as its rich in potassium.

Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing is high in

1.Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.
2. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones.
 
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 68 calories that come from one serving of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         20  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            7  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           9  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         12  mins
   

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy68 cal3%
Protein2.1 g4%
Carbohydrates14.9 g5%
Fiber2.9 g12%
Fat0.3 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A660.4 mcg14%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C10.5 mg26%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)36.8 mcg18%
MINERALS
Calcium58.6 mg10%
Iron1.3 mg6%
Magnesium25 mg7%
Phosphorus204 mg34%
Sodium15 mg1%
Potassium179.2 mg4%
Zinc0.5 mg5%
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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