Pita Bread Benefits
Here is what makes Pita breads nutritious and healthy as compared to other breads:
· Is nutrient-rich: Pita is way ahead others in terms of vitamin content, and is also quite rich in minerals. This is why eating pitas on daily basis will help fulfil your body's overall dietary needs. Pita's content of Riboflavin translates into up to 24% of one's recommended daily amount, did we mention how by having 2 pita breads a day you can meet 10% of your daily recommended vitamin intake.
· Strengthens immunity: High content of dietary fibres improve the immunity of our body. Dietary fibres help in resisting cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. Thanks to its slow absorption of sugar in one's body, consumption of higher amounts of fibre prolongs life.
· Helps you lose weight: You heard it right! Pita being heavier than other breads fills you fast. Naturally, you tend to eat less and thereby, cut on fat.
· Helps in digestion: If you have made up your mind by now, your digestive system must be breathing a relief. Again, fibres help in keeping constipation in check. Long term consumption of fibre-rich pita smoothens digestive system and keeps you fit. more
My father lived to be of 100 years and until the last day he savoured meats and sabzis, eggs and uthappams, paratha, poori and roti, whiskies and wines....
We Indians believe that after you've had a heart attack and surgery, you've got to live and eat like a beggar or a hermit.........no butter, no oil, no ghee, no fried stuff, no meats no poultry only fish.......for heavens, no whiskies and no wines.......and there are hundreds of other "don'ts".
In Europe, they continue to eat their wonderful breads and baguettes, butter and cold meats, bacons, steaks, pork chops, pancakes and drink their beers and wines and schnapps like nothing happened. And yet they live into the nineties and some of them also over a hundred years.
Under these circumstances, can there be one "universal yardstick" for passing judgement on carbs and proteins? Think! more