Nutritional Facts of Chocolate Sandesh

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Chocolate Sandesh

How many calories does one Chocolate Sandesh have?

One Chocolate Sandesh gives 48 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 30 calories, proteins account for 2 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 2 calories.  One Chocolate Sandesh provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Chocolate Sandesh recipe. The Bengali favourite comes to you in an exclusive, chocolaty form! At only 39 calories per sandesh, the Chocolate Sandesh is a treat everybody can indulge in! This healthy twist is achieved by replacing high-fat dairy products with low-fat paneer, which not only retains the texture and flavour of authentic sandesh, but also makes it quick and easy to prepare.

Is Chocolate Sandesh healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

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 diabetesPotassium 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. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?

Cocoa Powder, Unsweetened : Cocoa is rich in polyphenols like flavonoids, catechins and epicatechins. These show anti-inflammatory effect as well help the body get rid of harmful free radicals and thus reduce the onset of various chronic diseases like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Small amounts of cocoa powder have been proven to reduce insulin sensitivity and improve blood sugar control and benefit diabetics. Some random trials with cocoa powder have exhibited reduction in the levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) in the body making it good for heart and good for weight loss. See detailed benefits of cocoa powder.

What's the problem?

Sugar Substitute : We are not a big fan of sugar substitute and should be used rarely. Only for cheat meals. Low fat paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss.

 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Chocolate Sandesh ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss BUT in limited amounts. We are not a big fan of sugar substitute and should be used rarely. Only for cheat meals. Small amounts of cocoa powder have been proven to reduce insulin sensitivity and improve blood sugar control and benefit diabetics. Some random trials with cocoa powder have exhibited reduction in the levels of LDL (bad cholesterol) in the body making it good for heart and good for weight loss.

 

Can healthy individuals have Chocolate Sandesh ?

Yes, put in limited amounts.

Chocolate Sandesh is high in

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

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 48 calories that come from Chocolate Sandesh?

Walking (6 kmph) = 14 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 5 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 6 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 8 mins

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

Click here to view Chocolate Sandesh recipe
Value per per sandesh% Daily Values
Energy48 cal2%
Protein0.5 g1%
Carbohydrates7.5 g2%
Fiber0.2 g1%
Fat0.2 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A296.9 mcg6%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.2 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium178.9 mg30%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium22.7 mg6%
Phosphorus34.9 mg6%
Sodium59.5 mg3%
Potassium9.5 mg0%
Zinc0 mg0%
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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