Nutritional Facts of Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds, Calories in Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds

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How many calories does one serving of Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds have?

One serving of Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds gives 52 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 24 calories, proteins account for 3 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 23 calories.  One serving of Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds recipePoppy seeds, generally associated with sweets and rich gravies, are a wonderful source of iron! Here, they are used along with ridge gourd to make a quick and easy subzi. Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds has a nutty taste and pleasant texture that is very enjoyable. Serve hot with a roti of your choice.

Is Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. We suggest options bajra roti, jowar rotiradish nachni roti recipe , basic ragi roti recipe, and whole wheat roti to make a healthy combination.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Turai (Ridge Gourd ) : This ridge gourd is absolutely low in calories and carbs, thus making it a very virtuous choice for those on low-cal and low-carb diet. Consuming ridge gourd regularly can help to maintain blood sugar levels and hence diabetic friendly. Its absolutely low in fat and nil in cholesterol. A subzi made with ridge gourd with minimal amount of oil is truly a welcome addition for those with heart diseases. See detailed benefits of turai ridge gourd

2. Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seed ?

Yes. Consuming ridge gourd regularly can help to maintain blood sugar levels and hence diabetic friendly. Its absolutely low in fat and nil in cholesterol. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics.

Can healthy individuals have Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seed ?

Yes. This is healthy. We suggest options bajra roti, jowar rotiradish nachni roti recipe , basic ragi roti recipe, and whole wheat roti to make a healthy combination.

Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seed is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Weight Loss subzis

3. Diabetic Subzis

4. Healthy Heart Subzis

5. Pregnancy 

6. Kids weight loss

Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds is high in

1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

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 52 calories that come from Ridge Gourd with Poppy Seeds?

Walking (6 kmph) = 16 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 5 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 7 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 9 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy52 cal3%
Protein0.8 g1%
Carbohydrates6.1 g2%
Fiber2.5 g10%
Fat2.6 g4%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A65.1 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C8.1 mg20%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.9 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium30.3 mg5%
Iron0.6 mg3%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Sodium4.3 mg0%
Potassium83.6 mg2%
Zinc0.6 mg6%
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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