Nutritional Facts of Pineapple Raita, Calories in Pineapple Raita

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Course
Raitas

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Karwa Chauth

How many calories does one cup of Pineapple Raita have?

One cup of Pineapple Raita gives 215 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 87 calories, proteins account for 24 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 79 calories.  One cup of Pineapple Raita provides about 11 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Pineapple Raita recipe. Tangy and sweet pineapples combine very artistically with whisked curds and spice powders to make a tongue-tickling raita that is a perfect accompaniment for parathas. Use canned pineapple to avoid the risk of tartness in the fresh fruit. Also, make sure you use fresh curds and not sour curds to make this fruity treat. Keep the Pineapple Raita chilled till you serve to preserve the freshness.

 

Is Pineapple Raita healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Pineapple (Ananas) : Packed with vitamin C (64.7 mg / cup), pineapple is one such fruit which boosts immunity. They help build our line of defence against diseases by building white blood cells (WBC). It is known for its laxative effect and overcome or prevent constipation. Pineapple is a rich source of Magnesium (54.8 mg / cup) which has a role to play in heart health. By reducing inflammation it helps to relieve the joint pain related to arthritis. Cons : Pineapple as a sole snack would not be recommended for diabetics. Paired with other high fiber and low glycemic index fruits, you can include it in small portions. Pineapple is not very low in calories nor carbs and hence not good for weight loss. See detailed benefits of pineapple

Curd + Low fat Curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

What's the problem?

Sugar : Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet. It requires a slow and deliberate attempt to do it. Find hidden sugar in packaged foods and drinks and stop having those products. Did you know that a can of your favourite soft drink is estimated to have 1/2 cup of sugar. Refinded carbohydrates like maida, sugar, bread, pasta, noodles and sugar on consumption get stored as unhealthy fat in the body. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Pineapple Raita?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet. It requires a slow and deliberate attempt to do it.

Which are healthy raita options?

Healthy raita to try is lauki aur pudine ka raita recipecooling cucumber raita recipe and flax seed raita  recipe.

Lauki Aur Phudine ka Raita

Lauki Aur Phudine ka Raita

Can healthy individuals have Pineapple Raita?

No, find a healthier option. 

Pineapple Raita is high in

1. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.

2. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 

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 215 calories that come from Pineapple Raita?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1hr 5 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 22 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 29 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 37 mins

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

Value per cup% Daily Values
Energy162 cal8%
Protein4.5 g8%
Carbohydrates16.4 g5%
Fiber0.4 g2%
Fat6.6 g10%
Cholesterol16 mg4%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A161.4 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C5.1 mg13%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)8.1 mcg4%
MINERALS
Calcium217.7 mg36%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium27.7 mg8%
Phosphorus133.8 mg22%
Sodium19.5 mg1%
Potassium147.8 mg3%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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