How many calories does one glass of Date and Apple Shake have?
One glass of Date and Apple Shake gives 87 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 68 calories, proteins account for 15 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 4 calories. One glass of Date and Apple Shake provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Date and Apple Shake recipe. Tummy is growling, but not time for a meal yet? This Date and Apple Shake is perfect for such hunger pangs. An energy rich glassful that will put you right back into action! The combination of apples and dates is rich in fibre, which keeps you satiated for a long time. Using low-fat milk gives you the necessary calcium, minus the scary fat. In all, it is a real winner, in taste and nutrition!
Is Date and Apple Shake healthy?
Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
1. Dates (Khajur) : 1 cup of dates (90 gm) gives around 8.05 gm of fiber and will lower down the cholesterol level and will also aid in weight loss. A cup of dates contain 703 mg of potassium (14.95% of RDA) which helps in the regulation of blood pressure and also prevents formation of kidney stones. Dates have a low glycemic index from 43 to 55 depending on the variety, so they are a boon to diabetics to satisfy their sweet tooth. See details for 8 super benefits of dates.
2. Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. The Calcium in Milk helps to protect your teeth against gum disease and keeps your jaw bone strong and healthy. Milk is 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.
3. Apples : Being low in sodium, apples are effective against high blood pressure because of its diuretic effect. Don't peel the fruit to get maximum apple benefits. Two-thirds of the fibre and lots of antioxidants are found in the peel. Apple benefits diabetics as the soluble fibre assists in regulating blood sugar and is heart friendly. See detailed 9 health benefits of apple.
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Date and Apple Shake ?
Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss BUT cut the uage of dates by a bit. What we like in this recipe is that low fat milk is used and the sweetner is dates and apples. So no sugar used. Dates have a low glycemic index from 43 to 55 depending on the variety, so they are a boon to diabetics to satisfy their sweet tooth. Apple benefits diabetics as the soluble fibre assists in regulating blood sugar and is heart friendly.
Can healthy individuals have Date and Apple Shake ?
Date and Apple Shake 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 87 calories that come from Date and Apple Shake?
Walking (6 kmph) = 26 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 9 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 12 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 15 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.