Hello guys, I am going to tell you the amazing benefits of pulses. Which you often used to eat in your home. Pulses are very tasty, But most people dislike it. They like sabzi, paneer, meat, biryani, and eggs. They think only these food has all the nutrients. Yes, these foods are nutritious but pulses have also many nutrients. It is simple food, but healthy. By pulses, many types of dishes are made. Like khichdi, Moog daal kachori, dal makhani dahi balle, etc. And when we make kachauri of moog pulse or daal makhni its taste is double. Nutrients also increase. Now I will tell you some benefits of pulses that those who dislike pulses will also start eating.
What are the benefits of pulses?
Pulses contain vitamins
It has high protein
Pulses act as antioxidants
Pulse supports a healthy heart
It can reduce the risk of diabetes
Which are those nutritious pulses :
Chickpeas are good in taste. It is full of fiber and protein. So you must eat it daily and if you wish you can eat it for half or one week.
Chickpeas provide us with various health benefits. The same beans and legumes are also good which is just like a white pulse. Chickpeas have rich fiber. It is helpful to reduce blood sugar levels in comparison to carbs food. Because Chickpeas and other legumes are full of fiber and are plant compounds it is helpful to improve the composition of gut bacteria. It supports the growth of bacteria.
Gut bacteria are essential for human health. Because it supplies essential nutrients to the whole body, it is helpful in digestion and it supports physical and mental health.
Chickpeas is helpful in the production of fatty acid chain in the colon.
In one cup of pulses, you get:
Protein 14.5 g
Folate (Vitamin B9) 71% of the daily value (DV)
Copper 64% of the DV
Manganese 73% of the DV
Lentils are a good source of protein. It can be added to soup also. Lentils have rich iron. It traces minerals that help make hemoglobin in the body. It is a protein that is present in blood that transfers oxygen in the body. To increase the quantity of iron, you must eat it as well as lentils containing high copper minimum of 64% of the daily value.
One cup of lentils contains:
Carbs 39.8 gram
Thiamine (vitamin B1) 30% of the DV
Folate (Vitamin B9) 90% of the DV
Iron 37% of the DV
Zinc 23% of the DV
Copper 55% of the DV
Peas are delicious and notorious. It is also one type of legume. It contains fiber, protein, micronutrients, and antioxidant compounds and is good for health. It helps to nourish good gut bacteria. Peas also contain Vitamin K, a fat-soluble vitamin. According to research pea protein is added in food as a supplement also. Pea protein may help in muscle size and strength, so it is good for those who do workout. Pea protein can be compared with whey protein for muscle gain.
160-gram cooked green peas gives:
Thiamine (vitamin B1) 35% of the Daily Value
Folate (vitamin B9) 25% of the DV
Manganese 37% of the DV
Vitamin K 35%
It is high in fiber as chickpeas and lentils. It can slow the absorption of sugar so that your blood sugar level does not increase or even decrease.
It may reduce the risk of heart disease like blood pressure. According to a study, 3/ 4 cups of kidney beans lower blood pressure.
One cup of kidney beans has:
Protein Fiber 15.3g
Fat 0.885 g
Thiamine (vitamin B1) 24% of the DV
Folate (vitamin B9) 58% of the DV
Copper 48% of the DV
Manganese 37% of the DV
Iron 29% of the DV
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