Kachalu (Price per 500gms)
Here are the health benefits of KACHALU.
High Amounts of Energy-: Arbi, while having a low glycemic index, is an excellent source of energy. While many of us gym-goers use protein bars to give us a boost of energy, taro is often used by professional athletes to provide themselves with the boost they need so desperately.
Taro is one of the finest sources of dietary fibers; 100 g flesh provides 4.1 g or 11% of the daily requirement of dietary fiber. Together with slow-digesting complex carbohydrates, moderate amounts of fiber in the food help a gradual rise in blood sugar levels.
It also contains good levels of some of the valuable B-complex group of vitamins such as pyridoxine (vitamin B-6), folates, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, and thiamin.
Besides, the root has good amounts of potassium. Potassium is an essential component of cell and body fluids that help regulate heart rate and blood pressure.
- Also as known taro.