How many calories does one glass of Apple Cinnamon Soya Shake have?
One glass of Apple Cinnamon Soya Shake gives 69 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 47 calories, proteins account for 14 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 8 calories. One glass of Apple Cinnamon Soya Shake provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Apple Cinnamon Soya Shake recipe. A satiating fruity in-between snack, that can be made in a jiffy. The antioxidant flavonoids from soya, fibre from apples and the bio-active compound from cinnamon helps to avoid a quick rise in blood sugar levels and the low-fat milk gives you enough calcium while avoiding the unnecessary fat.
Is Apple Cinnamon Soya Shake healthy?
Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
1. Apples : Being low in sodium, apples are effective against high blood pressure because of its diuretic effect. Don't peel the fruit to get maximum apple benefits. Two-thirds of the fibre and lots of antioxidants are found in the peel. Apple benefits diabetics as the soluble fibre assists in regulating blood sugar and is heart friendly. See detailed 9 health benefits of apple.
2. Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. The Calcium in Milk helps to protect your teeth against gum disease and keeps your jaw bone strong and healthy. Milk is low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. However diabetics must consider including low fat milk as advised by their dietitian only so as to avoid any fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Protein is another key nutrient which milk is rich in - 8.6 g from a cup. So all those looking to build protein stores can add milk and its products like curd and paneer to their diet. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs. Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk.
What's the problem?
Sugar Substitute : We are not a big fan of sugar substitute which is used in this reicpe.
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Apple Cinnamon Soya Shake?
No for diabetics and yes for heart and weight loss. The antioxidant flavonoids from soya, fibre from apples and the bio-active compound from cinnamon helps to avoid a quick rise in blood sugar levels and the low-fat milk gives you enough calcium while avoiding the unnecessary fat.
Can healthy individuals have Apple Cinnamon Soya Shake?
How to burn 69 calories that come from Apple Cinnamon Soya Shake?
Walking (6 kmph) = 21 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 7 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 9 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 12 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.