Nutritional Facts of Halim Recipe, Garden Cress, Best Source Of Iron, Calories in Halim Recipe, Garden Cress, Best Source Of Iron

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How many calories does ¼ cup of Halim Drink Recipe have?

 ¼ cup of Halim drink recipe gives 30 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 14 calories, proteins account for 5 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 11 calories.  ¼ cup of Halim Recipe provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Halim Recipe. Here’s an easy and tasty way to top-up your ironreserves using garden cress seeds. 

Garden cress seeds or halim is a tiny treasure trove of nutrients. It is loaded with iron, and is also an excellent source of folic acid, vitamins C , A and vitamin E , dietary fibre , calcium and protein . 

We have made a tasty drink by soaking garden cress seeds in lemon juice. The lemon juice not only makes the drink tasty but also gives a good amount of vitamin C, which improves the absorption of iron from this Halim Recipe. 

Is Halim Drink Recipe healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Garden Cress Seeds (Halim) : Garden cress seeds overcome anaemia. A tbsp. of these seeds offer 12 mg of iron. Being rich in iron and a galactagogue (a food which enhances breast milk production), it’s beneficial for lactating moms for enhancing breast milk production. Its high protein content helps to satiate you and build muscle mass too. Garden cress seeds are a good cure to constipation. The fiber from the seeds when had with water helps to bind the stools and aids in its east movement through the digestive tract. See detailed benefits of garden cress seeds

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have halim drink recipe ?

Yes, this is good for all. Garden cress seeds overcome anaemia. A tbsp. of these seeds offer 12 mg of iron. Its high protein content helps to satiate you and build muscle mass too.

Can healthy individuals have halim drink recipe  ?

Yes, this is good for all. 

Halim Drink Recipe is high in

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

2. Iron Iron is essential in the chemical reactions that produce energy from foods. Eat more greens and garden cress seeds to prevent you from being anaemic. Here are the top 7 sources of iron rich foods

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 30 calories that come from Halim Recipe?

Walking (6 kmph) = 9 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 3 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 4 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 5 mins

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


Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy30 cal2%
Protein1.2 g2%
Carbohydrates3.5 g1%
Fiber0.6 g2%
Fat1.2 g2%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A1.1 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C10.6 mg27%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)1.6 mcg1%
Calcium29.1 mg5%
Iron4.1 mg20%
Magnesium21 mg6%
Phosphorus30.9 mg5%
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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