Nutritional Facts of Ginger and Lemon Cup, Calories in Ginger and Lemon Cup

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Cooking Method
No Cooking Veg Indian

Healthy Recipes
Home Remedies Headache

How many calories does one Ginger and Lemon Cup have?

One Ginger and Lemon Cup gives 11 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 9 calories, proteins account for 0.8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 2 calories.  One Ginger and Lemon Cup provides about 1 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Ginger and Lemon Cup recipe. Nothing like a natural, caffeine-free cuppa to relieve a headache. What – no caffeine, but cures headache? Yes, this Ginger and Lemon Cup is a really pleasant surprise for anybody with a headache. 

Grate ginger and extract its juice, add lemon juice, water, and other ingredients in the mentioned proportions and enjoy it warm. 

 Is Ginger and Lemon Cup healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1.  Ginger (Adrak) : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

2. Lemon, Lemon Juice : Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Ginger and Lemon Cup ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. There is no sugar added. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol.  This recipe jas only 11 calories and ZERO caffeine. 

Can healthy individuals have Ginger and Lemon Cup?

Yes. 

Ginger and Lemon Cup is high in

1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

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 11 calories that come from Ginger and Lemon Cup?

Walking (6 kmph) = 3 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 1 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 1 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 2 mins

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

Value per cup% Daily Values
Energy11 cal1%
Protein0.2 g0%
Carbohydrates2.2 g1%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat0.2 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A0 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C7.8 mg20%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)1.6 mcg1%
MINERALS
Calcium14 mg2%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium3.8 mg1%
Phosphorus2 mg0%
Sodium0.4 mg0%
Potassium54 mg1%
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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