Health Benefits of Chapati

By:Vasudha Bhat, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Apr 16, 2015

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The list of health benefits of chapatti is a long one. However, there are high chances that not many people know of its benefits. So, why leave anything to chance?
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    The Benefits

    Despite evidences that have shown the health benefits of wheat, the advantages of eating chapatti may not be known to many. Not only does it reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, eating chapattis also supplies minimum amount of fats to your body. Here are the health benefits of chapattis in detail.

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    Nutritional Value

    Wheat is loaded with essential nutrients like vitamin B&E, copper, iodide, zinc, manganese, silicon, arsenic, chlorine, sulfur, potassium, magnesium, calcium and mineral salts. Therefore, even one wheat chapatti can do wonders for your body.

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    Healthy Skin

    Chapattis contain zinc and other minerals which are healthy for the skin.

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    Better Digestion

    Chapattis are easily digestible, which makes them a healthier choice than rice.

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    Source of Carbohydrates

    Chapattis are a good source of carbohydrates and can offer sustained energy levels.

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    Loaded with iron

    To boost your haemoglobin level in the body, try to include more chapattis in your meal.

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    Less Calories

    Chapattis without butter or oil contain very low calories. So, if you are aiming at weight loss, switch to chapattis.

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    Constipation No More

    Rich in fiber, chapattis are a must in every individual’s diet, especially those who suffer from indigestion and constipation troubles.

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    Cancer Prevention

    The fiber and Selenium content in your chapatti is believed to minimize the risk of certain types of cancers.

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