Kueh Bangkit Calories and Health Benefits

Kueh Bangkit

These light and crumbly coconut cream cookies are a must have for Chinese New Year. Made mainly from tapioca flour, eggs and coconut milk, Kueh Bangkit melts in your mouth and the rich fragrance of coconut bursts from within. They are entirely made out of natural ingredients and freshly ground coconut, and come in containers of 310g each. In our stores, they are freshly made just days before you receive your order!

How does Kueh Bangkit fit into your daily nutritional requirements?

1 piece of Kueh Bangkit weighing 5 grams is made up of 15 calories, with 4 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of fat.

Nutritional Facts
Carbohydrates 4 grams
Sugar 1 grams
Fat 1 grams
Sodium 4 miligrams
Potassium 9 miligrams
Cholesterol 4 miligrams

Activities required to burn 15 calories:

2 Minute of Cycling    

1 Minute of Running   

5 Minutes of Cleaning


These ingredients are used in our kitchens to make a healthy Kueh Bangkit:

Ingredients used to make a Healthier Version

  • Tapioca Flour

Nutritional Facts – If you’re avoiding wheat due to gluten intolerance, you may have considered using an alternative flour such as tapioca flour. Tapioca flour is high in carbs and low in nutrients. A 1/2-cup serving of tapioca flour contains 170 to 200 calories, 42 to 52 grams of carbohydrates, according to USDA database.

Health Benefits –  Tapioca Flour contains B-complex vitamins and folic acids that reduce the chances of neural tube defects in infants. The folic acid is an essential factor that prevents the risk of neural birth defects. It also contains vitamin K that helps to reduce the chances of developing Alzheimer’s Disease and helpful in stimulating neuronal activity in the brain and eliminates free radicals.

  • Pandan Leaves

Nutritional Facts – Pandan leaves are rich in essential oils, glycosides, and alkaloids, and also contain traces of tannin and isoprene esters.

Health Benefits – Pandan leaves are commonly used as an alternative medicine to reduce blood pressure. It is also useful in treating rheumatism, stiff joints, constipation and strengthen our nerves

  • Egg Yolk

Nutritional Facts – 1 egg yolk contains 55 calories, 4.51 grams of fat, 0,61 grams of carbohydrates and 2.7 grams of protein, according to USDA database.

Health Benefits – Carotenoids in egg yolk — particularly the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin — show promise for promoting eye health. These carotenoids, which are colorful pigments that give egg yolks their yellow color, lower the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts, according to researchers. They act as antioxidants in the eye, protecting it from free radicals that can damage different parts of the retina, impacting its ability to correctly focus light.

  • Coconut Milk

Nutritional Facts – 1/3 cup of Coconut Milk (74ml) contains 140 calories, 14 grams of fat, 3 grams of carbohydrates and 1 gram of protein, according to USDA database.

Health Benefits –  Coconuts provide fat that is mostly in the form of medium chain saturated fatty acids (MCFAs) in particular, one called lauric acid. Lauric acid is converted in the body into a highly beneficial compound called monolaurin, an antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial that destroys a wide variety of disease-causing organisms.

Conclusion

Compared to other Chinese New Year snacks, Kueh bangkit as a healthier option at 15 calories per piece. You can now get healthy and tasty Kueh Bangkit at https://cnydelivery.com/. Check out other snacks that we offer on our website!

 

 

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