Nutritional Facts of Ginger Milk Recipe, Home Remedies for Cough Cold, Calories in Ginger Milk Recipe, Home Remedies for Cough Cold

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one glass Ginger Milk Recipe have?

One glass Ginger Milk Recipe gives 125 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 38 calories, proteins account for 27 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 60 calories. One glass Ginger Milk Recipe provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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ginger milk recipe | adrak milk for cold and cough | ginger milk benefits | adrak wala doodh is a soothing drink with curative benefits. Learn how to make adrak milk.

To make ginger milk, combine all the ingredients in a deep pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 5 minutes. Strain the mixture. Pour the milk into 4 individual glasses and serve immediately.

A rejuvenating cuppa with the invigorating flavour of ginger, this adrak milk for cold and cough is sure to soothe your aching throat. Ginger’s medicinal properties are known to be beneficial against cold and throat pain because of its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. So we have made a wonderful, soul-warming drink made by cooking the ginger in milk.

Milk, on the other hand, is rich in protein and calcium. While protein will help build cells including immune cells, calcium helps in the bone strengthening process. Thus ginger milk benefits by satiating you and lending immune fighting strength to fight against cold and cough.

This adrak wala doodh has been sweetened lightly with sugar. However, you can avoid the sugar if you wish to and we suggest you do so. Remember to serve it hot for best effect. You can also try other home remedies like Ginger Tea and Star Anise Tea.

Tips for ginger milk. 1. Make sure you wash, peel and chop the ginger well before adding it to the milk because impurities in the peel can sometimes cause milk to curdle. 2. If you can chew on ginger, we suggest you use grated ginger and have the milk without straining it. 3. You can also add a pinch of turmeric powder while boiling.

Is Ginger Milk Recipe healthy?

Yes, but requires some changes for diabetics.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. 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.

2. Ginger (Adrak) : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

What's the problem?

Sugar : Sugar used in the recipe 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. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. 

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 Ginger Milk Recipe?

No, not for all the above as there is lots of sugar  in this recipe. Yes, BUT remove the sugar from the recipe.

Can healthy individuals have Ginger Milk Recipe?


Healthy Indian Drinks 

Healthy Indian drinks to choose from are Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Coughtulsi tea recipemasala chaaslow fat chaas recipe , unsweetened Indian chocolate almond milk with dates and neem juice.

Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough

Honey Ginger Tea for Cold and Cough

One glass Ginger Milk Recipe is high in

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

2. 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 125 calories that come from one glass Ginger Milk Recipe?

Walking (6 kmph) = 38 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 13 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 17 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 21 mins

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

Value per glass% Daily Values
Energy125 cal6%
Protein4.3 g8%
Carbohydrates7 g2%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat6.5 g10%
Cholesterol16 mg4%
Vitamin A160 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C1 mg2%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5.6 mcg3%
Calcium210 mg35%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium19 mg5%
Phosphorus130 mg22%
Sodium19 mg1%
Potassium90 mg2%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
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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