When mid-day hunger pangs are creeping up and you just have to grab a bag of chips to satiate it, cuz it's crunchy seasoned taste just makes it all the more addictive (minus the nutrition of course)
Just about a bag of chips adds up to 151 kcals, which could take 60 mins brisk walking to burn, with almost 10 grams of Fats deposition.
These bags of 80% air and 20% chips are actually undercover agents poor health! Processed with added preservatives, they are cooked in carcinogenic oil repeatedly for the batch to be fried. The high sodium content present in chips increases our daily threshold for salt and negatively reflects on our health as well.
A good healthy swap for chips that is much more nutritious and can bring a glow to your skin, guess what could it be? Makhana! Just a handful of makhana in your daily diet can bring great changes.
Makhanas are like an undiscovered ancient treasure, they're packed with antioxidants and also have a low glycemic index - which means, diabetics can snack on this wonderful snack, stress-free. They repair the damaged proteins and help in boosting good cholesterol. Little did you know it provides 180kcals and is naturally FAT-FREE and a plant-based product.
Switching to the healthier side can now be fun if the makhanas are seasoned! Just add some dried tomato powder and peanuts and you are good to go. Say bye to chips and hello to these foxy nuts