Nutritional Facts of Pista Choco Roll, Mithai Recipe, Calories in Pista Choco Roll, Mithai Recipe

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Pista Choco Roll have?

One serving of Pista Choco Roll gives 97 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 28 calories, proteins account for 15 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 55 calories.  One serving of Pista Choco Roll provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Pista Choco Roll recipe. Perk up your festival spread with this unique mithai that brings together pistachios and chocolate! The contrasting colours of pista and chocolate make this Pista Choco Roll visually appealing, while the combination of nutty and chocolaty flavours makes it super tasty. It is also quite easy to make and does not require a long cooking period. You can store it in a dry and airtight container for two days. Delight your family, friends and guests with this rich, nutty and chocolaty treat.

Is Pista Choco Roll healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Cocoa Powder, Unsweetened : Cocoa is rich in polyphenols like flavonoids, catechins and epicatechins. These show anti-inflammatory effect as well help the body get rid of harmful free radicals and thus reduce the onset of various chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Small amounts of cocoa powder have been proven to reduce insulin sensitivity and improve blood sugar control and benefit diabetics. Some random trials with cocoa powder have exhibited reduction in the levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) in the body making it good for heart and good for weight loss. See detailed benefits of cocoa powder.

 2. Paneer : Paneer (Mava) contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetesPotassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?

What's the problem?

1. 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 Pista Choco Roll?

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. 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

What is a healthier Indian dessert option ?

We suggest you try low fat gajjar halwa recipe which uses dates as a sweetener and low fat milk which works well for diabetics. Also dry fruits stuffed dates is healthy. Make oats and mixed nuts ladoo recipe which is sweetened by jaggery or oats and dates kheer

Dry Fruit Stuffed Dates

Dry Fruit Stuffed Dates

Try a jowar based Indian dessert which is s a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. The jowar apple sheera recipe is made with the addition of cows milk and apples and sweetened with honey.

Can healthy individuals have Pista Choco Roll?

No.

Pista Choco Roll 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 97 calories that come from Four Pista Choco Roll?

Walking (6 kmph) = 29 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 10 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 13 mins          

Swimming (2 kmph) = 17 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy97 cal5%
Protein3.8 g7%
Carbohydrates7 g2%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat6.1 g9%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A27.7 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C1.1 mg3%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)2.4 mcg1%
MINERALS
Calcium144.4 mg24%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium7.9 mg2%
Phosphorus83 mg14%
Sodium0.2 mg0%
Potassium52.5 mg1%
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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