Groundnut chutney or peanut chutney is a popular side dish with many Indian dishes like idli, dosa, uttapam and others. It is easy to make, delicious and has health benefits. They can be included in a diet plan for diabetic patients.
Benefits of peanuts in a diet plan for diabetic patients
- Peanuts are a source of healthy fats
- They contain good amounts of vegetable protein
- They are full of antioxidants
- They are known to reduce high blood pressure
- With a very low glycemic index of 13, peanuts do not increase blood sugar levels
- They reduce the risk of heart problems
- Peanuts assist in weight loss
Having said that, we consume peanuts with salt and sugar. This added salt and sugar can be risky for people with diabetes. Along with that, peanuts contain omega-6 fatty acids. These are known to increase inflammation which tend to worsen symptoms of diabetes.
So, consuming groundnuts in moderation as part of a diabetic diet is advised.
Calories in Groundnut Chutney (100 gm.)
|Saturated Fat||0.01 gm.|
Vitamins in Groundnut Chutney (100 gm.)
|Vitamin B2||0.07 mg.|
|Vitamin B6||12.67 mg.|
|Vitamin B9||2.67 μg.|
|Vitamin C||6.52 mg.|
|Vitamin D2||0.21 μg.|