Benefits of Organic Toor Dal

Sri Sri Ayurveda Organic Toor Dal:

Pigeon Pea provides many of the essential nutrients that the body needs for important daily functions, such as proteins, fats and carbohydrates – infact, being a primary and one of the best plant sources of proteins for the body.

The iron, folic acid, calcium, magnesium, potassium and B Vitamins in these foods help meet Vitamin and mineral requirements. It is high in dietary fiber, low in saturated fat and free from cholesterol.

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Pigeon peas, although the name sounds unusual, play an important role considering its many nutritional values. The pigeon peas is a plant species in the legume family of the widely cultivated genus Cajanus Adans.

The serving size of one cup (measuring 153 grams) provides 43 mg of Vitamin C, 0.536 mg of Vitamin B1, 153 µg of Vitamin B9, 2.4 mg of iron, 0.69 mg of manganese, 181 mg of phosphorus, 29.82 gram of Carbohydrate, and 3.294 mg of Vitamin B3. The pigeon peas are rich in proteins, minerals, vitamins and lipids. (Values are indicative and not absolute).

Loaded with proteins, it assists in growth of body and is essential in cell, tissue and muscle formation. Being abundant in Dietary Fiber, it improves digestive health and enhances nutrient absorption efficiency while its high content of Vitamin C boosts the immune system and helps stimulate the production of white blood cells which acts as antioxidants

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