Nutritional Facts of Kand Wafers, Calories in Kand Wafers

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How many calories does one serving of Kand Wafers have?

One serving of Kand Wafers gives 233 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 78 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 150 calories.  One serving of Kand Wafers provides about 12 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view. Kand Wafers recipePurple yam has a nice flavour, which makes these Kand Wafers very appealing to the palate.Tossing these wafers with pepper and black salt makes them tastier than regular run-of-the-mill chips, and also makes them suitable to have on fasting days!

Is Kand Wafers healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Kand (Purple Yam) : The antioxidant anthocyanin is the key element which will help fight the free radicals produced due to stress and pollution. Again it’s the anthocyanin which is identified as an anti-cancer agent. It helps in the prevention of cancerous cells.  Purple yam is  fairly good source of carb, almost equal to potatoes, it would be best for diabetics to restrict its use. Fiber will bind cholesterol, while potassium will balance the effect of sodium and ease the nerves. However, kand also lends some carbs with it. So if you are overweight or diabetic along with exhibiting heart trouble, try and restrict its consumption. Read details is kand healthy?

What's the problem?

1. Deep fried foods : This recipe is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. Processed food, Deep Fried Foods also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process. Most diseases from heart, to cardio vascular, diabetes, parkinsons, alzheimer, cancer and obesity result when the cells get inflamed and don't then function correctly. Inflammation in the arteries can cause heart attacks. So your diet should contain foods that fight inflammation in the body. That's how your body gets healthier by eating the right stuff. So you have given the cells in your body the right food to stay healthy and that is so important in staying disease free for the rest of your life.  

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Kand Wafers?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. Processed food, Deep Fried Foods also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process. Most diseases from heart, to cardio vascular, diabetes, parkinsons, alzheimer, cancer and obesity result when the cells get inflamed and don't then function correctly. Inflammation in the arteries can cause heart attacks.

Here are some Healthy Indian snack options.

You can have Baked Samosa with mixed sproutsMatarsutir Kachori,  Oats Moong Dal TikkiBaked methi muthia recipe,  Zunka recipemoong dal dhokla recipe bajra carrot onion uttapam recipe , baked palak jowar murukkumini jowar pancakesoats upmabaked sev  or buckwheat pancake as one healthy recipe option. 

Can healthy individuals have Kand Wafers?

No. Avoid deep fried foods. 

How to burn 233 calories that come from Kand Wafers?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 10 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 23 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 31 mins          

Swimming (2 kmph) = 40 mins

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

Value per servings% Daily Values
Energy233 cal12%
Protein1 g2%
Carbohydrates19.5 g6%
Fiber3.2 g13%
Fat16.7 g25%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A208.5 mcg4%
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)13.1 mcg7%
MINERALS
Calcium26.2 mg4%
Iron0.9 mg4%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus25.5 mg4%
Sodium6.8 mg0%
Potassium177.8 mg4%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
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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