Glycemic Index Of Masoor Dal, 25 (LOW GI)

Food Category : Grains, Pulses & Flours
Calories per 100 gm : 343
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Glycemic Index of Masoor Dal: 25

Being an important part of the daily diet in the Indian population, masoor dal is basically a split lentil without skin and red in color. The glycemic index of masoor dal is 25 which falls under low glycemic index range. The glycemic load of masoor dal is 4.4

Is Masoor Dal safe for diabetics?

The glycemic index of masoor dal is low which makes it safe for diabetics to consume masoor dal in the form of curry, paratha, etc. as a part of your daily diet. Since the amount of carbohydrate found in masoor dal is complex, it is slowly released into the blood stream, thus manages your blood sugar levels. Masoor dal is an excellent source of fiber providing 3.1 grams in 30 grams of masoor dal, wherein insoluble fiber improves your bowel movements and soluble fiber benefits your heart.

Is Masoor Dal suitable for weight loss?

Lentils are the excellent source of low fat protein which makes it suitable for weight watchers. The amount of fiber in the masoor dal allows us to remain satiated for a longer period of time. Thus reduces daily calorie intake without remaining hungry.


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