How many calories does one glass Tangy Orange Delight have?
One glass Tangy Orange Delight gives 256 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 175 calories, proteins account for 20 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 47 calories. One glass Tangy Orange Delight provides about 13 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Tangy Orange Delight recipe. Ready in a jiffy, this tongue-tickling smoothie is prepared using orange juice and fresh curds. Make sure you use fresh curds to make this Tangy Orange Delight, because orange provides enough tanginess and using sour curds might make it too sharp to enjoy.
Is Tangy Orange Delight healthy?
No, this is not healthy.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
Oranges, Sweet Lime (Mosambi) Citrus fruits : Low in calorie and rich source of fiber. Fruits are low carb and high in Vitamic C. Oranges, Sweet Lime are rich in Vitamin A. Sadly in India, poor rural families who don't get enough fruits like oranges, mango and papaya have high incidence of night-blindness. Read this article on benefits of citrus fruits.
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 curd and orange smoothie ?
No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. We have used sugar which is not suggested for healthy living.
Can healthy individuals have curd and orange smoothie ?
No. Sugar is used. Healthy Indian drinks to choose from tulsi tea recipe, masala chaas, low fat chaas recipe and neem juice.
Tangy Orange Delight is high in
1. Folic Acid : Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy.
2. Vitamin C : Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.
3. Calcium : Calcium is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.
4. Phosphorous : Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones.
5. Vitamin A : Vitamin A is crucial for healthy vision, cell growth and healthy skin.
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 256 calories that come from Tangy Orange Delight?
Walking (6 kmph) = 1hr 17 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 26 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 34 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 44 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.