Rice Flakes (Poha)
Rice flakes, a paddy product is popularly known as Poha. Breakfast is the right time to consume rice flakes since it has about 76.9% of carbohydrates and 23.1% of fats. It makes for a great snack. Poha originated in Maharashtra, is famous allover India due to its nutritious value and a great taste.
Benefits Of Rice Flakes
1. A good source of carbohydrates
Carbohydrates are a major source of energy in a bowl of Poha. It can be eaten for snacks in place of unhealthy chips or biscuits. Carbohydrates helps your body store energy, and perform various other functions. But it is vital that you get carbohydrates from healthy sources and rice flakes is one such healthy source.
2. Low gluten content
Poha is gluten free and can be consumed by those allergic to wheat products.
3. Good for diabetes
It is a great meal option for people with diabetes as it promotes slow release of sugar into the bloodstream. It keeps you full for longer time, keeping you off junk food.