Nutritional Facts of Date and Custard Dessert, Eggless, Calories in Date and Custard Dessert, Eggless

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How many calories does one serving of Date and Custard Dessert, Eggless have?

One serving of Date and Custard Dessert, Eggless gives 268 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 108 calories, proteins account for 26 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 111 calories.  One serving of Date and Custard Dessert, Eggless provides about 13 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Date and Custard Dessert, Eggless recipe. The Date and Custard Dessert creates a synergy between the lusciousness of custard, the natural fruity sweetness of dates and the salty crunch of walnuts.

Is Date and Custard Dessert, Eggless healthy?

No, this is not healthy. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Dates (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. See details for 8 super benefits of dates

Cashew Nuts (kaju) : In general, walnutscashew nutspeanutsalmondspistachios and pinenuts are a healthy snack to carry keep with you as they are rich in monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats and good for heart. They are a healthy snack for Diabetics. Dietary intakes of cashew and other foods rich in magnesium helps to regulate blood pressure. See 9 amazing benefits of cashew nuts for complete details. 

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  ?

No, as there is lots of sugar used. This will raise blood sugar levels and shut down fat burning. 

Can healthy individuals have  ?

No, but it's okay to have a bit. 

What is a healthier Indian dessert option ?

We suggest you try low fat gajjar halwa recipe which uses dates as a sweetener and low fat milk which works well for diabetics. Make oats and mixed nuts ladoo recipe which is sweetened by jaggery. Then there is jowar apple sheera recipe.

Jowar Apple Sheera, Healthy Indian Sweet
Jowar Apple Sheera, Healthy Indian Sweet

Date and Custard Dessert, Eggless is high in

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

2. Phosphorous 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 268 calories that come from Date and Custard Dessert, Eggless?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1hr 20 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 27 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 36 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 46 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy268 cal13%
Protein6.4 g12%
Carbohydrates26.9 g9%
Fiber2.6 g10%
Fat12.3 g19%
Cholesterol18 mg4%
Vitamin A180.4 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C1.1 mg3%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)14.1 mcg7%
Calcium250.6 mg42%
Iron0.7 mg3%
Magnesium47.7 mg14%
Phosphorus186.5 mg31%
Sodium21.4 mg1%
Potassium137.2 mg3%
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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