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What Are The Health Benefits Of Toor Dal
Folic acid, proteins: Toor dal (yellow lentil) is a legume containing plant protein, reportedly comparable to poultry, meat or fish, but low-fat and low cholesterol. It also provides complex carbohydrates, fiber and folic acid. During cooking, saponins form a sudsy foam on the surface of the pot, which should be removed, as it prevents protein digestion and results in gas. ...Read more
Massor Dal etc:
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Where can I find the carb values of vegetables and grains such as toor dal, wheat, mung beans, etc.?
Carb values: Please see www.webmd.com You can also look up Doctor Mercola or Doctor Weil. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I accidentally gave my 11 months old baby a bite of dal and chappati that was a bit hot. He started to cry though not much. What should I do?
Yes: It is good but the problem with a lot of indian cooking (including dals) is that a lot of oil is used and one of the worst things possible — ghee. Don't ever use ghee — it is nothing but purified fat. And cut down on the oil or use low-fat oils. Using ghee and high-fat oils will raise your triglycerides no matter how much mung beans or other dals you eat. ...Read more
Can I give my baby potato, dal and soyabean oil with rice? She have hb e/beta Thai and age 5 months 10 days. Pls advice.
My fasting sugar is 124, pp is 134, hba1c is 125 and level 6. I m confused. Why fasting shd show 124? That previous night 12 hrs b4 I had chappathi n dal
Your aic level is in prediabetic range. Aic from 6to6.5 is considered prediabetic and over 6.5 is diagnosed as diabetes. Your blood sugar of 124 may be related to your diet the night before and your pp sugar is normal range.
Discuss with your doctor, you need to be on a dibetic diet with restricted carbs, exercise, avoid obesity, check cholesterol level, don't smoke and get tested again in three months. ...Read more
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MCT oil: Is relatively healthy for several reasons. It is a good source of concentrated calories and is readily absorbed by the body without needing bile to help. If more fat is taken as MCT and less than long chain fatty acids, one is less likely to develop cardiovascular disease as well. ...Read more
In my opinion none: Small amounts of alcohol in ANY form (beer, wine or distilled spirits) — ONE standard drink per day — may have a beneficial effect on raising High density lipoprotein (HDL), a form of cholesterol that is protective. However, it goes up far more with exercise. Amounts of alcohol over this do not benefit health — they harm it. More than 1 drink/day in women and 2/day in men is the limit of safe use ...Read more
Fiber, Iron Vit C:
Better Iron Absorption Plus More Antioxidant Protection from Vitamin C
Fiber for Regularity, Lower Cholesterol, & Intestinal Protection
They are also low in calories, and normalize blood sugar due to their high fiber content.
They are an excellent part of a weight loss program because of the low calories, high fiber, and nutrients ...Read more
Glad you asked!: To get the benefits you need pure dark chocolate. Cacao contains phenylethylamine (amphetimine-like effect) theobromine(jitter-free stimulant that is toxic to domestic animals) epicatechin (antioxidant — strengthen cell membranes) and polyphenols-anti-inflammatory enzymes) so a positive effect on blood pressure, digestion and glucose metabolism. But high in calories, most candy bars won't do this. ...Read more