Nutritional Facts of Sweet Potato Puranpoli, Calories in Sweet Potato Puranpoli

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How many calories does one Sweet Potato Puran poli have?

One Sweet Potato Puranpoli gives 76 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 58 calories, proteins account for 6 calorie and remaining calories come from fat which is 14 calories.  One Sweet Potato Puranpoli provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Sweet Potato Puranpoli recipeA healthy version of the traditional calorie laden puranpolis. Sweet potatoes have been used instead of dal to minimize the sugar used.

Is Sweet Potato Puran poli healthy?

Yes and No, depending who is having it. Made from sweet potato, whole wheat flour, sugar, nutmeg and cardamom.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

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.

Sweet Potatoes, Shakarkand :  Sweet Potato is a good source of potassium which helps is balancing the excess sodium levels in the body. Thus it maintains normal blood pressure and exerts less strain on the heart. It helps build immune cells (WBC) thus forming a line of defence against all types of infections. Sweet Potato Aids in Weight Loss : ½ cup of sweet potatoes gives you a handsome amount of fiber (2.9 g). This much fiber for a snack is enough to keep you full for hours and avoid bingeing on unhealthy snacks. Almost nil fat is an added benefit for weight watchers. Small amounts good for diabetics to be consumed with protein rich or fiber rich food. Read 9 super benefits of sweet potatoes

What's the problem

Sugar : Sugar 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. 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. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Sweet Potato Puranpoli ?

Yes, BUT with a small change. You need to replace sugar with dates and even then restrict yourself to maximum 2 puranpolis.

 

Can healthy individuals have Sweet Potato Puranpoli?

Yes, they can. Suggest to use dates instead of sugar.

How to burn 76 calories that come from one Sweet Potato Puranpoli?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         23  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            8  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         10  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         13  mins

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

Value per puranpoli% Daily Values
Energy76 cal4%
Protein1.6 g3%
Carbohydrates14.4 g5%
Fiber1.8 g7%
Fat1.5 g2%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A24.8 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.5 mg4%
Vitamin C2.9 mg7%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)3.8 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium18.2 mg3%
Iron0.6 mg3%
Magnesium18.3 mg5%
Phosphorus45.4 mg8%
Sodium5.7 mg0%
Potassium81 mg2%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
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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