Nutritional Facts of Almond Banana Smoothie, Calories in Almond Banana Smoothie

by Tarla Dalal
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Cuisine
American

Course
Breakfast

How many calories does one small glass of Almond Banana Smoothie have?

One small glass of Almond Banana Smoothie gives 151 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 72 calories, proteins account for 17.6 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 62.1 calories. one small glass of Almond Banana Smoothie provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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almond banana smoothie is a healthy almond banana smoothie as we have not used sugar and replaced it with dates. Want a heathy quick Indian breakfast, then we suggest the almond banana smoothie with dates.

The ingredients for almond banana smoothie are easily available in Indian markets and are few to get. Fruit and nuts complement each in almond banana smoothie.

To make almond banana smoothie combine almonds, bananas, milk, dates and vanilla essence in a juicer till the mixture is frothy. Pour into 4 glasses and serve almond banana smoothie immediately.

See why we think this is a healthy almond banana smoothie? Almonds balances your cholesterol levels. almonds have a very low glycemic index and good for diabeticsBanana is high in potassium. Potassium helps normalize the heartbeat and regulates the body's water balance. Bananas have low sodium content and high potassium content, and contribute for making it an ideal fruit for hypertensives. Milk will provide the calcium and if you are on weight loss then use low fat milk. Dates are the perfect healthy natural sweetener in Indian food.

Is Almond Banana Smoothie healthy?

Yes, this is healthy.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Almonds (badam) Almonds are rich in B complex vitamins such as Vitamin B1, ThiamineVitamin B3, Niacin and Folate which plays an important role in the brain development. Almonds balances your cholesterol levels. almonds have a very low glycemic index and good for diabetics. See all 13 super health benefits of almonds

2. Banana : Banana is high in potassium. Potassium helps normalize the heartbeat and regulates the body's water balance. Bananas have low sodium content and high potassium content, and contribute for making it an ideal fruit for hypertensives. Bananas contain good amounts of potassium and magnesium which lowers the risk of heart diseases. See the 7 incredible benefits of banana.

3. Cow's milk : Cow’s milk is rich in protein, calcium, potassium and vitamin B. Moreover cow’s milk is known to have all nine essential amino acids and thus is a high quality protein and a wholesome food. The calcium and protein together work towards making your bones and teeth stronger. The B vitamins in cow’s milk will help in smooth functioning of brain and have a calming effect too. It does have some amounts of fats though lower than buffalo’s milk. Thus its high protein and comparatively lesser fat content give a feeling of satiety. That’s the same reason why babies are weaned with cow’s milk to begin with rather than buffalo’s milk. With respect to its digestive qualities, some can digest the lactose and some can’t do it so easily. With all these merits on one side, the flip side is that some research shows that any variety of milk, including cow’s milk, may cause different types of cancer. That’s quite alarming! So before you make your choice to indulge in cow’s milk or not, it would be wise to talk to your doctor or dietician.

4. Dates (benefits of Khajur) : 1 cup of dates (90 gm) gives around 8.05 gm of fiber and will lower down the cholesterol level and will also aid in weight loss. A cup of dates contain 703 mg of potassium (14.95% of RDA) which helps in the regulation of blood pressure and also prevents formation of kidney stones. Dates have a low glycemic index from 43 to 55 depending on the variety, so they are a boon to diabetics to satisfy their sweet tooth. But the amount of its consumption has to be strictly monitored. See details for 8 super benefits of dates

Note : 1 cup = 200 ml (standard cup available in the market). The weight in grams varies for each ingredient.

Can diabetics, heart patients and overweight individuals have Almond Banana Smoothie?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Almonds have a very low glycemic index and good for diabeticsBanana is high in potassium. Potassium helps normalize the heartbeat and regulates the body's water balance. Bananas have low sodium content and high potassium content, and contribute for making it an ideal fruit for hypertensives. Milk will provide the calcium and if you are on weight loss then use low fat milk. Dates are the perfect healthy natural sweetener in Indian food.

Can healthy individuals have Almond Banana Smoothie?

Yes, this is a healthy.

One small glass of Almond Banana Smoothie is high in

1. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 

2. Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) : Vitamin B2 enables the production of red blood cells that contribute to the rise in your energy levels. So have more milk, curds, eggs and green leafy vegetables.

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

4. Vitamin E : Vitamin E balances cholesterol levels, repairs damaged skin and keeps hair shiny.

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

6. Magnesium : Magnesium is required for formation of bones and teeth. It helps in the metabolism of calcium and potassium.

7. Phosphorus 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 151 calories that come from one small glass of Almond Banana Smoothie?

Walking (6 kmph) = 45 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 15 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 20 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 26 mins

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

Value per small glass% Daily Values
Energy151 cal8%
Protein4.4 g8%
Carbohydrates18.2 g6%
Fiber2 g8%
Fat6.9 g10%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A132.5 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.2 mg18%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C5.4 mg14%
Vitamin E1.7 mg11%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)17.9 mcg9%
MINERALS
Calcium109.4 mg18%
Iron0.7 mg3%
Magnesium39.5 mg11%
Phosphorus108.5 mg18%
Sodium55.4 mg3%
Potassium350.2 mg7%
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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