How many calories does one tbsp Low Fat Mawa have?
One tbsp Low Fat Mawa gives 44 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 28 calories, proteins account for 15 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 2 calories. One tbsp Low Fat Mawa provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Low Fat Mawa recipe. Khoya or mawa is the key ingredient that imparts not only richness and taste to any Indian sweet or a dessert but also the required grainy texture and mouth feel.
Is Low Fat Mawa healthy?
No, this is not healthy. Made from low fat milk and cornflour.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
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?
Cornflour ( Cornstarch) : Pros. Cornflour is easy to digest because of the presence of insoluble fiber, thus benefits the gut. It’s gluten-free and can be consumed by those who cannot afford to stock wheat. Cons. Cornflour is full of calories and carbs like refined sugar, thus a barrier to weight reduction. Those on weight loss diet must definitely not reach out for it. The high crabs makes it a No-No for a diabetic meal and restricted for heart patients. Read for more details is cornflour healthy?
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Low Fat Mawa ?
No, diabetics cannot have it. Cornflour is full of calories and carbs like refined sugar, thus a barrier to weight reduction. Those on weight loss diet must definitely not reach out for it. The high crabs makes it a No-No for a diabetic meal and restricted for heart patients.
Can healthy individuals have Low Fat Mawa ?
No, not suggested as there is cornflour. BUT you can have full fat mawa as this is good fat if you are healthy.
Low Fat Mawa 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 44 calories that come from Low Fat Mawa?
Walking (6 kmph) = 13 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 4 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 6 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 8 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.