Nutritional Facts of Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe ), Calories in Nachni Sesame Khakhra ( Iron and Calcium Rich Recipe )

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How many calories does one Nachni Sesame Khakhra have?

One Nachni Sesame Khakhra gives 84 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 52 calories, proteins account for 8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 24 calories.  One Nachni Sesame Khakhra provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Nachni Sesame Khakhra recipe. Our bones lose calcium as we age, and therefore a calcium-rich diet is extremely important to help regain the bone strength. Nachni or ragi is rich in calcium and including it as part of the daily diet helps build strong bones.

Is Nachni Sesame Khakhra healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Ragi flour ( Nachni flour) Ragi flour is high in protein and great source for vegetarians. In addition its gluten freehigh in fiber which in turn is good for diabetics and a healthy heart.  Ragi flour creates a much lower surge in sugar levels compared to wheat. Ragi is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. A must read for the benefits of ragi to include in your daily diet.  

2. Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.  Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Nachni Sesame Khakhra ?

Yes, this is healthy but when having cereals such as jowarbajrabuckwheatragioats and barley, it's best to have some low fat curds with it for diabetics to reduce the carbohydrate load and it is recommended to control portion size of the cereal. Good for heart and weight loss but control portion size.

Low Fat Curds
Low Fat Curds

Can healthy individuals have Nachni Sesame Khakhra ?

Yes, this is healthy.

Nachni Sesame Khakhra is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Low Calorie Snack

3. Diabetic Snacks

4. Healthy Heart Snacks

5. Pregnancy snacks

6. Kids snacks

7. Low Acidity breakfast

8. Low Blood pressure snacks

How to burn 84 calories that come from Nachni Sesame Khakhra?

Walking (6 kmph) = 25 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 8 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 11 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 14 mins

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

Value per khakhra% Daily Values
Energy84 cal4%
Protein2.1 g4%
Carbohydrates13 g4%
Fiber2.4 g10%
Fat2.7 g4%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A17.9 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)7.9 mcg4%
MINERALS
Calcium59.2 mg10%
Iron1 mg5%
Magnesium31.8 mg9%
Phosphorus68.6 mg11%
Sodium2.9 mg0%
Potassium74 mg2%
Zinc0.7 mg7%
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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