Nutritional Facts of Elaichi Tea, Indian Cardamom Tea, Elaichi Chaa, Calories in Elaichi Tea, Indian Cardamom Tea, Elaichi Chaa

by Tarla Dalal
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Course
Tea, Chai

Occasion & Party
High Tea Party

How many calories does one serving of Elaichi Tea have?

One serving of Elaichi Tea gives 197 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 100 calories, proteins account for 17 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 58 calories.  One serving of Elaichi Tea provides about 10 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Elaichi Tea recipe. In India, chaai is one beverage that transcends all seasons. Even in the sweltering summer, when you do not feel like having anything hot, everybody yearns for a cup of milky tea to boost their senses!

Is Elaichi Tea healthy?

Sadly, not very healthy as Indians love adding sugar to their tea. 

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

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 Elaichi Tea ?

No, not for all the above as there is lots of sugar and full fat milk in this recipe.

Can healthy individuals have Elaichi Tea ?

No, as sugar levels are high. Healthy Indian drinks to choose from tulsi tea recipemasala chaas and neem juice.

Tulsi Tea
Tulsi Tea

Elaichi Tea is high in

1. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.

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 197 calories that come from Elaichi Tea?

Walking (6 kmph) = 59 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 20 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 26 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 34 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy197 cal10%
Protein4.3 g8%
Carbohydrates24.9 g8%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat6.5 g10%
Cholesterol16 mg4%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A160 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C1 mg2%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5.6 mcg3%
MINERALS
Calcium210 mg35%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium19 mg5%
Phosphorus130 mg22%
Sodium19 mg1%
Potassium90 mg2%
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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