Nutritional Facts of Curd with Honey and Cocoa Powder, For Athletes and Weight Loss, Calories in Curd with Honey and Cocoa Powder, For Athletes and Weight Loss

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How many calories does one tbsp of Curd with Honey and Cocoa Powder have?

One tbsp of Curd with Honey and Cocoa Powder gives 19 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 29calories, proteins account for 20 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 93 calories.  One tbsp of Curd with Honey and Cocoa Powder provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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Is Curd with Honey and Cocoa Powder healthy?

Do away with the notion that low-fat is always better than full-fat! The fact is that full-fat curd, made by fermenting milk, is far healthier than low-fat curd. It has an ample dose of good protein, which is especially good for vegetarians. 

Add to this calcium, magnesium, potassium, vitamins B2 and B12, and you get nothing short of a treasure-trove of nutrients. With a dash of unsweetened cocoa powder and organic honey, chilled full-fat curds transforms into a super-duper snack. Honey, which is always better than sugar, gives the curds a very pleasant sweetness. 

Cocoa Powder, Unsweetened : Cocoa is rich in polyphenols like flavonoids, catechins and epicatechins. These show anti-inflammatory effect as well help the body get rid of harmful free radicals and thus reduce the onset of various chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Small amounts of cocoa powder have been proven to reduce insulin sensitivity and improve blood sugar control and benefit diabetics. Some random trials with cocoa powder have exhibited reduction in the levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) in the body making it good for heart and good for weight loss. See detailed benefits of cocoa powder.

Apart from being an excellent food for athletes, Curd with Honey and Cocoa Powder is also an apt snack for weight loss, as it keeps you full with good fats instead of bad fats like in French Fries! Indulge in a treat that is so tasty that you almost forget it is so good for you!

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have curd with honey and cocoa powder?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics and heart BUT cut the honey lelvel and use low fat curds

How to burn 19 calories that come from Curd with Honey and Cocoa Powder?

Walking (6 kmph) = 6 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 2 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 3 mins       

Swimming (2 kmp) = 3 mins

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


 

Value per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy19 cal1%
Protein0.6 g1%
Carbohydrates1.4 g0%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat0.9 g1%
Cholesterol2.3 mg1%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A22.9 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.9 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium30.2 mg5%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium3.4 mg1%
Phosphorus19.6 mg3%
Sodium2.8 mg0%
Potassium15.4 mg0%
Zinc0 mg0%
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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