How many calories does one stuffed capsicum ring have?
One (70 grams) of stuffed capsicum ring gives 76 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 20 calories, proteins account for 9 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 48 calories. One stuffed capsicum ring provides about 3.8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
stuffed capsicum rings makes 10 rings of 70 grams each.
76 calories for 1 stuffed ring of Stuffed Capsicum ( Pimentao Con Recheio De Ovo ), Cholesterol 2 mg, Carbohydrates 4.9g, Protein 2.2g, Fat 5.4g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Stuffed Capsicum.
Is stuffed capsicum rings healthy?
No, as it contains potatoes and lots of cheese.
Lets understand the ingredients of stuffed capsicum rings.
What's good in this stuffed capsicum rings recipes!
Capsicum (Bell Peppers, red, green and yellow capsicum) : Rich in vitamin C, capsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart. Low glycemic index (40) colourful capsicum are immune boosters. Colourful capsicums (red, green and yellow capsicum) are not only visually appealing but also good for your eyes too, as they contain antioxidant Lutein, which protects the eye from cataracts and degeneration of the eye. Capsicum is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of capsicum.
Paneer + Low Fat Paneer : Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetes. Potassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Low fat paneer is has all the same nutrients as full-fat paneer, but it is minus the fat. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on benefits of paneer.
What's the proble?
Sweet Corn : The pros. Sweet corn is rich in fibre. The high vitamin B3 – 2.61 mg / cup is known to reduce cholesterol levels in the body and in turn promote heart health. Sweet corn is good for pregnancy as high folate content and antioxidants - lutein is good for the foetus. The cons. the glycemic index of sweet corn is said to be between 55 to 58 and hence not suited for diabetics and best to restrict the usage. Though sweet corn is a good source of fiber, low in fat and helps control appetite, considering that it is a vegetable it has more calories than other fiber rich veggies, so restrict usage for weight loss. So given a choice it is wise to opt for other veggies first. Read the article is sweet corn healthy?
Potatoes (Aloo) : Potatoes being high in simple carbohydrates which can lead to weight gain and are not good for people with diabetes and obesity. Potatoes are recommended for malnourished children and people with low weight. See full details on why potatoes are bad for you.
Processed Cheese : The fact that cheese is processed means that it will cause inflammation in the body. Processed cheese has a longer shelf life due to the addition of preservatives and colours and hence is cheap in the Indian market. It tends to be higher in fat and sodium and one should go for natural cheese. I prefer buying natural cheese which is made from whole milk and low in sodium. Processed cheese is not suitable for diabetics, weight loss and thosse who want to live a healthy life style.
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have stuffed capsicum rings?
3 reasons why stuffed capsicum rings is avoidable.
- The cons. the glycemic index of sweet corn is said to be between 55 to 58 and hence not suited for diabetics and best to restrict the usage.
- Potatoes being high in simple carbohydrates which can lead to weight gain and are not good for people with diabetes and obesity.
- The fact that cheese is processed means that it will cause inflammation in the body. Processed cheese has a longer shelf life due to the addition of preservatives and colours and hence is cheap in the Indian market. It tends to be higher in fat and sodium and one should go for natural cheese.