-Written by Anu Kaggal
Flours are an excellent source of complex carbohydrates and it is also low in fat and cholesterol.
Let us know today about the benefits of flours, what we are consuming daily and how much we are getting benefit from them.
A complete study of flours that we consume daily in our daily life and we will now discuss the benefits of flours that we get from them.
- Wheat Flour
- Ragi Flour/Finger millet powder
- Gram Flour/ Besan
- Maize Flour
- Jowar Flour
Flours are all excellent sources of proteins carbohydrates, vitamins, fiber and it is low in cholesterol and fat.
Wheat flour is rich in phosphorus, calcium which helps to build our bones, Vitamin B1 which helps to provide glucose for metabolism and it helps to extract energy from food.
Rich in Magnesium it helps to improve insulin response by lowering insulin resistance.
Wheat flour contains Niacin which improves our Mental health and brain functioning. So I can recommend you to have a wheat recipe in your diet. At Freshclub, we are the best to provide all varieties of flour at your door delivery.
Ragi Flour / Finger Millets Flour
Ragi Flour is high in protein and a great source for vegetarians and it is gluten-free, high in fiber which helps to improve a healthy heart, it is good for diabetics and helps to improve insulin response by lowering insulin resistance.
If we add 1cup of Ragi flour to our diet it will provide 10.3 grams of protein to our body. we must and should add daily for toddlers, pregnancy, women, Bikers, athletes.
Besan Flour is Gluten-free and rich in Protein it contains B-Vitamins Thiamine, Riboflavin (B2), Pyridoxine and Folic Acid (B9), and they are involved in the conversion of macronutrients into energy that is it converts Carbohydrates, Fats, Protein into Energy and daily we have to consume 30grams of besan in our diet.
Corn flour is also known as Maize Flour and it contains fewer calories than wheat flour. Corn is rich in Protein, starch, Magnesium, Phosphorus, B complex, iron, zinc it contains a rich number of antioxidants it helps our eyesight.
Corn flour is good for weight loss because it contains insoluble fiber that will make your stomach full soon. It will also help to cut down our cholesterol.
Jowar Flour is rated as a top 5 Cereal all over the world, It is rich in Fiber intake of 100 grams it will give 9.8 grams of Fiber to our Body.
Jowar is Gluten-free and it is good for everyone, anyone can have this flour in their daily diet.
Jowar contains Phytochemical and antioxidants which as a result jowar is anti-inflammatory.
Jowar is rich in Protein too.
If we add 1 cup of jowar in our diet it gives us 10.8 grams of protein to our body and this is the best Protein food for Vegetarians.