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Chikki - Health Benefits

Groundnut Chikki is appreciated for its natural goodness of groundnuts. Besides, these chikkis has positive impact on health due to its high nutritive value. These do not have any preservatives, colors and other impurities and thus are completely pure and hygienic.

Kids just love to have it anytime they get the chance to eat. It is available in various price ranges for the convenience of our customers. Groundnut Chikki is a healthy, delicious traditional Indian candy made of peanuts and jaggery.

Groundnut chikki has no artificial flavors, it is natural. Groundnut chikki is good for health because of the proteins in the peanuts and the iron in the jaggery. These chikkis are appreciated for its unique taste, crispness, distinct shapes and purity.

Groundnut Chikki can be eaten alone and perfect replacement of chocolates. A low diabetic patient can swallow this whenever required. Chikki Recharges your body glucose and increases energy instantly. Hence some doctors recommends to have little chikki in daily life.

It is a perfect to munch for evening snacks instead of junk food like chips and crackers. Groundnut chikki is good for kids to snack on these healthy candies which provide nutrition and also fill the stomach.

Chikki treat can also be given during joyful occasions like Birthdays, Marriage Anniversaries, Meetings, Festivals etc.

Parents / guardians are advised to feed chikki bites to their children without any fear. It is not harmful to body and teeth, no side effects. Just a piece of Chikki per day provides enough recommended levels of phenolic anti-oxidants, minerals, vitamins, and protein.

Entire family can have chikki in their daily life. Such an easy and tasty way to stay healthy!

 
Peanut Nutrition Facts

Health benefits of Peanuts

  • Peanuts are rich in energy (567 calories per 100 g) and contain health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health.

  • They compose sufficient levels of mono-unsaturated fatty acids especially oleic acid. It helps lower LDL or "bad cholesterol" and increase HDL or "good cholesterol” level in the blood. Research studies suggest that Mediterranean diet, which is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids help to prevent coronary artery disease and strokes by favoring healthy blood lipid profile.

  • The kernels are a good source of dietary protein; compose fine quality amino acids that are essential for growth and development.

  • Research studies have shown that peanuts contain high concentrations of poly-phenolic antioxidants, primarily p-coumaric acid. This compound has been thought to reduce the risk of stomach cancer by limiting formation of carcinogenic nitrosamines in the stomach.

  • Peanuts are an excellent source of resveratrol, another polyphenolic antioxidant. Resveratrol has been found to have protective function against cancers, heart disease, degenerative nerve disease, Alzheimer's disease, and viral/fungal infections.

  • Furthermore, studies suggest that resveratrol reduce stroke risk by altering molecular mechanisms in the blood vessels (reducing susceptibility to vascular damage through decreased activity of angiotensin, a systemic hormone responsible for blood vessel constriction that would elevate blood pressure), and by increasing production of vasodilator hormone, nitric oxide.

  • Recent research studies suggest that roasting/boiling enhances antioxidant bio-availability in the peanuts. It has been found that boiled peanuts have two and four-fold increase in isoflavone antioxidants biochanin-A and genistein content, respectively. (Journal of agricultural and food chemistry).

  • The kernels are an excellent source of vitamin E (α-tocopherol); containing about 8 g per100 g. vitamin E is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant which helps maintain the integrity of cell membrane of mucus membranes and skin by protecting from harmful oxygen free radicals.

  • The nuts are packed with many important B-complex groups of vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, and folates. 100 g of peanuts provide about 85% of RDI of niacin, which contribute to brain health and blood flow to brain.

  • The nuts are rich source of minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium.

 
Health Benefits of Jaggery

Jaggery is an unrefined juice extraction of natural sugar which is then boiled and converted into solid form. The best part is that Jaggery is produced without adding chemicals. So, it is far better than the white crystallized sugar that we consume daily. Among the INDIANS, Whenever we are out of sweet dishes or desserts at home, jaggery is the first resort!!

During summers, Jaggery is used to protect the body from the heat waves and in winters the same is used to keep the body warm.

Health Benefits of Jaggery are as follows:

  • Jaggery purifies the blood. Jaggery is good to purify the blood. Taking a few grams of jaggery each day is known to be beneficial. It also increases haemoglobin level of the blood and prevents anaemia.
  • Prevents bile disorders Bile is produced by the liver to aid digestion. Jaggery helps the prevention of bile disorders in the body.
  • Rich source of iron, potassium and magnesium. It is known to contain 10 times more iron as compared to spinach!!!
  • Jaggery has natural cleansing properties that aid digestion. It helps in removing toxins from the body thus relieving constipation.
  • Helps people with water retention problem This helps in controlling body weight What Causes
  • Helps to cure dry cough, cough with sputum as it is anti-oxidant in nature it helps in the treatment of cough and other lung infections.
  • Jaggery protects our lungs and is good for treating throat and lung infections.
  • Jaggery is also helpful for asthma patients as it has anti-allergy properties too. No wonder we can find it in Ayurvedic cough syrups.
  • Protects the body’s cells against ageing Once again its antioxidant properties help in protecting the cells against ageing as it fights the free radicals in the body.
  • Helps in relieving fatigue Mixing jaggery with water helps reduce tiredness and relaxes the muscles, nerves and blood vessels.
  • It is used in the treatment of jaundice.
  • Useful for people with migraine problem.
  • Prevents rheumatic problems.
  • Maintains blood pressure.

 

 


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