Nutritional Facts of Bread Upma ( Microwave Recipe)

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Indian Veg Recipes
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South Indian
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Bread Upma ( Microwave Recipe)

How many calories does one serving of Bread Upma have?

One serving of Bread Upma gives 193 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 107 calories, proteins account for 17 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 71 calories.  One serving of Bread Upma provides about 10 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Bread Upma recipe. Sandwiches somehow lack the desi feel, whatever you put in between!change the menu to bread upma instead, and mom’s touch comes alive. With simple ingredients and a quick microwave procedure, this is a 100 per cent hassle-free snack. Don’t dip the bread for a long time, as it will lose its texture.

Is Bread Upma healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Peanut Oil : Peanut oil has the highest amount of MUFA (around 49%) amongst all the other remaining common cooking oils. The remaining 51% is PUFA and SFA. Most households in western Indian use peanut oil as a cooking medium. If you have to choose amongst the cooking oils, after avocado oil and coconut oil, this oil gets a spot-on. But when compared to other MUFA based oils, this oil is considered to be high in omega-6 fatty acids, which often may tend to harm your body without you realizing it. Read the super article of  which oil is the healthiest avoid vegetable oil

2. Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

3. Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes

4. Coriander (kothmir, dhania) : The antioxidants vitamin Avitamin C and the quercetin present in coriander works towards strengthening our immune system. Coriander is a fairly good source of iron and folate – the 2 nutrient which help in the production and maintenance of red blood cells in our blood. Good for reducing cholesterol and good for diabetics. Read 9 benefits of coriander to understand details. 

What's the problem?

Plain flour (maida) : This recipe uses plain flour or maida to make bread which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients. Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Bread Upma?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe uses plain flour or maida to make bread which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients.

Here are some Healthy snack options

You can have Baked Samosa with mixed sproutsMatarsutir Kachori,  Oats Moong Dal TikkiBaked methi muthia recipe,  Zunka recipemoong dal dhokla recipe bajra carrot onion uttapam recipe , baked palak jowar murukkumini jowar pancakes or buckwheat pancake as one healthy recipe option. 

Moong Dal Dhokla ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)

Moong Dal Dhokla ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)

Can healthy individuals have Bread Upma?

No. 

Bread Upma is high in

1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

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 193 calories that come from Bread Upma?

Walking (6 kmph) = 58 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 19 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 26 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 33 mins

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

Value per per serving% Daily Values
Energy193 cal10%
Protein4.3 g8%
Carbohydrates26.8 g9%
Fiber0.6 g2%
Fat7.9 g12%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A239.8 mcg5%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C12.1 mg30%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)8.4 mcg4%
MINERALS
Calcium29.5 mg5%
Iron0.7 mg3%
Magnesium6.6 mg2%
Phosphorus14 mg2%
Sodium60.6 mg3%
Potassium74.5 mg2%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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