Nutritional Facts of Tomato Cheese Sandwich, Kids Afterschool Recipe, Calories in Tomato Cheese Sandwich, Kids Afterschool Recipe

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How many calories does one Tomato Cheese Sandwich have?

One Tomato Cheese Sandwich gives 143 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 94 calories, proteins account for 20 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 29 calorie.  One Tomato Cheese Sandwich provides about 7 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Tomato Cheese Sandwich Recipe. The juicy mouth-feel, vibrant colour and yummy taste of tomatoes make it a great hit with young and old alike. We have capitalised on all the positive aspects of tomatoes to make an awesome sandwich. Seasoned with pepper, this easy and quick Tomato Cheese Sandwich tastes amazing. However, it is important to serve it immediately after preparation because it tends to get watery. You can serve this as an after-school snack to your kids, as they will surely love the juicy, cheesy taste. Mini Rava Vegetable Pancakes , Oats Bhel and Herbed Maggi Fritters are a few other after school treat for kids.

Is Tomato Cheese Sandwich healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes.

What's the problem?

Plain flour (maida) : This recipe uses plain flour or maida to make bread which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients. Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

Cheese Spread : This is fattening and most of the spreads are not made with high quality cheese. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Tomato Cheese Sandwich?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe uses plain flour or maida to make bread which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients.

What is a healthy toast option to have?

We suggest you try homemade almond bread made without eggs and toast it. A good option is toasted almond bread with avocado which is a perfect gluten free breakfast option.  Whole wheat bread is better choice than white bread made from refined plain flour to make toast like mixed sprouts open toast, oats moong toastcottage cheese tomato and chutney sandwich or creamy alfalfa sprouts and apple on toast.

Creamy Alfalfa Sprouts and Apple On Toast

Creamy Alfalfa Sprouts and Apple On Toast

Can healthy individuals have Tomato Cheese Sandwich?

Not healthy. Stay away from white bread to lead a healthy life style. 

Tomato Cheese Sandwich 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 143 calories that come from one Tomato Cheese Sandwich?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         43  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          14  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         19  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         25  mins

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

Value per sandwich% Daily Values
Energy143 cal7%
Protein5 g9%
Carbohydrates23.6 g8%
Fiber0.5 g2%
Fat3.1 g5%
Cholesterol9.8 mg2%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A105.3 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C8.1 mg20%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)9 mcg4%
MINERALS
Calcium18.8 mg3%
Iron0.6 mg3%
Magnesium3.3 mg1%
Phosphorus6 mg1%
Sodium121.5 mg6%
Potassium43.8 mg1%
Zinc0 mg0%
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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