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Walnuts (Juglans regia)
Walnuts
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Walnuts are concentrated with fat so their consumption leads to weight gain. Walnuts are one of the healthiest nuts and are full of good fats and nutrients.
These nuts are packed with many B- complex groups of vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin-B6 and folates.
They are also very rich source of minerals like manganese, copper, potassium, calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium and selenium.
Omega 3 fatty acids are found in abundance which by virtue of anti- inflammatory action helps to lower the risk of blood pressure, coronary artery diseases, strokes and breast, colon and prostate cancers.
Walnuts are called brain food as nearly 60% of our brain structure comprises of Omega 3 fatty acids. Walnut Oil exhibits excellent astringent properties and nourishes dry skin and improves its texture. A handful of walnuts a day provides recommended levels of minerals, vitamins and proteins.
Walnuts Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 654 Kcal 33%
Carbohydrates 13.71 g 11%
Protein 15.23 g 27%
Total Fat 65.21 g 217%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 6.7 g 18%
Vitamins
Folates 98 µg 24%
Niacin 1.125 mg 7%
Pantothenic acid 0.570 mg 11%
Pyridoxine 0.537 mg 41%
Riboflavin 0.150 mg 11.50%
Thiamin 0.341 mg 28%
Vitamin A 20 IU 0.50%
Vitamin C 1.3 mg 2%
Vitamin E-γ 20.83 mg 139%
Vitamin K 2.7 µg 2%
Electrolytes
Sodium 2 mg 0%
Potassium 441 mg 9%
Minerals
Calcium 98 mg 10%
Copper 1.5 mg 167%
Iron 2.9 mg 36%
Magnesium 158 mg 39.50%
Manganese 3.4 mg 148%
Phosphorus 346 mg 49%
Selenium 4.9 µg 9%
Zinc 3.09 mg 28%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-ß 12 µg ..
Crypto-xanthin- ß 0 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 9 µg ..
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Peanuts (Arachis hypogaea)
Peanuts
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Peanuts are fattening and cause allergies Peanuts are good source of dietary protein and amino acids that are essential for growth and development.
Peanuts are a rich source of minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc.
Peanuts contain high concentration of poly-phenolic antioxidants-Reservatol which is found to have protective function against cancers, heart diseases, degenerative nerve diseases, Alzheimer’s disease and viral/fungal infections.
They compose of sufficient levels of mono-unsaturated fatty acids especially oleic acid which helps in increasing HDL/ good cholesterol in blood and reduces LDL/bad cholesterol.
Peanuts are excellent sources of Vitamin-E, which helps to maintain skin by protecting it from harmful free radicals.
Peanuts Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 567 Kcal 29%
Carbohydrates 16.13 g 12%
Protein 25.80 g 46%
Total Fat 49.24 g 165%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 8.5 g 22%
Vitamins
Folates 240 µg 60%
Niacin 12.066 mg 75%
Pantothenic acid 1.767 mg 35%
Pyridoxine 0.348 mg 27%
Riboflavin 0.135 mg 10%
Thiamin 0.640 mg 53%
Vitamin A 0 IU 0%
Vitamin C 0 mg 0%
Vitamin E 8.33 mg 55.50%
Electrolytes
Sodium 18 mg 1%
Potassium 705 mg 15%
Minerals
Calcium 92 mg 9%
Copper 1.144 mg 127%
Iron 4.58 mg 57%
Magnesium 168 mg 42%
Manganese 1.934 mg 84%
Phosphorus 76 mg 54%
Selenium 7.2 µg 13%
Zinc 3.27 mg 30%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-alpha 0 µg ..
Crypto-xanthin-beta 0 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 0 µg ..
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Pistachios (Pistacia vera)
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Pistachios causes gastrointestinal problems and weight gain Pistachios are rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids like oleic acid and contain antioxidants, phyto nutrients and carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin which improves cardio vascular health, vision and helps to fight cancer.
These nuts also aid in reducing weight as they have low calories, low cholesterol and some fiber in it.
These nuts are storehouses of minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium.
They are packed with many important B-complex groups such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin-B6 and folates.
They reduce acute stress reactions and stabilize blood sugars and prevent heart diseases.
Pistachios are excellent source of Vitamin-E and antioxidants, which prevents premature ageing and make the skin glow.
It helps in building strong teeth and bones and carrying out normal nerve functions due to their high calcium content.
Pistachios (Piatacia Vera) Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 557 Kcal 29%
Carbohydrates 27.97g 21.50%
Protein 20.60 g 37%
Total Fat 44.44 g 148%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 10.3 g 27%
Vitamins
Folates 51 µg 13%
Niacin 1.3 mg 8%
Pantothenic acid 0.520 mg 10%
Pyridoxine 1.7 mg 131%
Riboflavin 0.160 mg 12%
Thiamin 0.870 mg 72.5%
Vitamin A 553IU 18%
Vitamin C 5 mg 8%
Vitamin E-γ 22.60 mg 150%
Electrolytes
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 1025 mg 22%
Minerals
Calcium 107 mg 11%
Copper 1.3 mg 144%
Iron 4.15 mg 52%
Magnesium 121 mg 30%
Manganese 1.2 mg 52%
Phosphorus 376 mg 54%
Selenium 7 µg 13%
Zinc 2.20 mg 20%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-ß 332 µg ..
Crypto-xanthin- ß 0 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 0µg ..
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Raisin's (Vitis vinifera)
Raisin's
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Raisins cause tooth decay and weight gain. Raisins are loaded with potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and iron. They help in formation of red blood cells, promote blood circulation and reduce the risk of anaemia.
Raisins contain phenolic phytonutrients which are known for their germicidal, antibiotic and antioxidant properties. Thus, raisins prevent tooth decay and helps in achieving germs free gums and strong teeth.
Raisins are a good source of Vitamin-A and protect eyes from vision related problems.
Raisins are richest source of mineral – Boron which benefits the bones.
Raisins contain Resveratol which keeps skin healthy and beautiful.
Raisin's Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 299 Kcal 15%
Carbohydrates 79.18 g 61%
Protein 3.07 g 5.50%
Total Fat 0.46 g 1.50%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 3.7 g 10%
Vitamins
Folates 5 µg 1%
Niacin 0.766 mg 5%
Pantothenic acid 0.095 mg 2%
Pyridoxine 0.0174mg 13%
Riboflavin 0.125 mg 10%
Thiamin 0.106 mg 9%
Vitamin A 0 IU 0%
Vitamin C 2.3 mg 4%
Vitamin E 0.12 mg 1%
Vitamin K 3.5 µg 3%
Electrolytes
Sodium 1 mg 11%
Potassium 749 mg 16%
Minerals
Calcium 50 mg 5%
Copper 0.318 mg 35%
Iron 1.88 mg 23%
Magnesium 7 mg 2%
Manganese 0.299 mg 12%
Phosphorus 101 mg 15%
Selenium 0.6 µg 1%
Zinc 0.22 mg 2%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-α 0 µg ..
Carotene-β 0 µg ..
Crypto-xanthin-β 0 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 0 µg ..
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Silver leaves/foil/varakh
Silver leaves/foil/varakh
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Large quantities of ingested elemental silver can cause argyria- a condition in which skin turns blue/bluish–grey. Vegetarian lobbyists claim that varakh is commonly hammered between layers of animal fat or hide and is thus a non vegetarian diet. We at Kanti sweets use 100% vegetarian silver leaves of 99.9% purity which are hygienically produced in a dust free environment. The shining is leather–free and the silver leaves are developed using fully automatic and computerized machines of the latest German technology by the suppliers.
Silver leaves are attributed for their medicinal properties. They kill 650 known germs and viruses and keeps the food item free from bacterial infections.
They stimulate natural immunity and helps to fight allergies and ill effects of pollution. Their consumption promotes healthy bones and joints and rapid healing of ailments.
Silver leaves help in toning up the body.
Silver leaves
Purity 99.9%
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Saffron (Crocus sativus)
Safforn
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Large intake of saffron causes vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness,numbness and several other allergic reactions. Saffron has carotenoid compounds such as alpha-crocin, which helps in reducing fever and other carotenoids including zea-xanthin, lycopene, alpha and β carotenes which act as anti –oxidants and helps to protect human body from asthma, cough, whooping cough and to loosen phlegm (as an expectorant).
It is also used for sleep problems, cancer, flatulence, depression, Alzeimer’s disease, shock, pain, heartburn artherosclerosis and dry skin.
It is also rich in many vital vitamins including vitamin-A, folic acid, Riboflavin, niacin, Vitamin-C, and helps to improve eye and vision health and reduce soreness and inflammation of the mouth and the tongue.
It is a good source of minerals like copper, potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, selenium, zinc and magnesium. Potassium helps in controlling heart rate and blood pressure. Women use saffron for menstrual cramps and premenstrual syndrome.
Men use it to prevent infertility
Safron Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 310 Kcal 15.50%
Carbohydrates 65.37g 50%
Protein 11.43 g 21%
Total Fat 5.85 g 29%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g 10%
Vitamins
Folates 93 µg 23%
Niacin 1.46 mg 9%
Pyridoxine 1.010 mg 77 %
Riboflavin 0.267 mg 20%
Vitamin A 530 IU 18%
Vitamin C 80.8 mg 135%
Electrolytes
Sodium 148 mg 10%
Potassium 1724 mg 37%
Minerals
Calcium 111 mg 11%
Copper 0.328 mg 37%
Iron 11.10 mg 139%
Magnesium 264 mg 66%
Manganese 28.408 mg 1235%
Phosphorus 252 mg 36%
Selenium 5.6 µg 10%
Zinc 1.09 mg 10%
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Apricots (Prunus armeniaca)
Apricots
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Dried apricots has less nutrients and contain more sugars, calories and carbohydrates than its hydrated form. Apricots are excellent sources of Vitamin–A and carotenes which are essential for vision.
They are rich source of dietary fibers, antioxidants, Vitamins and minerals such as potassium, iron, Zinc, calcium and manganese.
Fresh apricots are low in calories and contain Vitamin–C, a natural antioxidant which helps the body to develop resistance against infectious agents and remove harmful oxygen-free radicals.
Apricots Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 50 Kcal 2.50%
Carbohydrates 11 g 8.5%
Protein 1.4 g 2.50%
Total Fat 0.4 g 1%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 2 g 5%
Vitamins
Folates 9 µg 2%
Niacin 0.600 mg 4%
Pantothenic acid 0.240 mg 5%
Pyridoxine 0.054 mg 5%
Riboflavin 0.040mg 3%
Thiamin 0.030 mg 2.5%
Vitamin A 1926 IU 64%
Vitamin C 10 mg 16%
Vitamin E 0 mg 0%
Vitamin K 3.3 µg 3%
Electrolytes
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 259 mg 5.5%
Minerals
Calcium 13 mg 1.3%
Iron 0.39 mg 5%
Magnesium 10 mg 2.50%
Manganese 0.077 mg 3%
Phosphorus 23 mg 3%
Zinc 0.2 mg 2%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-α 19 µg ..
Carotene-ß 1094 µg ..
Crypto-xanthin- ß 104 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 89 µg ..
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Cashewnuts (Anacardium occidentale)
Cashewnuts
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Cashewnuts are unhealthy as they contain lots of fats Cashewnuts are rich in folic acid, Vitamin-B, Vitamin-K, Dietary fibre and minerals like copper, magnesium and zinc. Magnesium helps to build healthy muscles and bones in our body. It also prevents migranes, muscle cramps and lowers blood pressure.
They are rich in heart-friendly Mono-unsaturated fatty acids like Oleic and Palmitoleic acids which lower harmful LDL and increase good HDL cholesterol.
Cashewnuts are rich in Vitamin-E and have anti-ageing properties.
Cashews help in eliminating free- radicals that causes cancer.
It provides energy to the body and helps to build body.
Cashewnuts Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 553 Kcal 28%
Carbohydrates 30.19 g 23%
Protein 18.22 g 32.50%
Total Fat 43.85 g 146%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 3.3 g 8.50%
Vitamins
Folates 25 µg 6 %
Niacin 1.062 mg 6.50%
Pantothenic acid 0.864 mg 17%
Pyridoxine 0.417 mg 32%
Riboflavin 0.058 mg 4.50%
Thiamin 0.423 mg 35%
Vitamin A 0 IU 0%
Vitamin C 0.5 mg 1%
Vitamin E 5.31 mg 35%
Vitamin K 4.1 µg 3%
Electrolytes
Sodium 12 mg 1%
Potassium 660 mg 14%
Minerals
Calcium 37 mg 4%
Copper 2.195 mg 244%
Iron 6.68 mg 83.50%
Magnesium 292 mg 73%
Manganese 1.655 mg 72%
Phosphorus 593 mg 85%
Selenium 19.9 µg 36%
Zinc 5.78 mg 52.50%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-ß 0 µg ..
Crypto-xanthin- ß 10 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 22 µg ..
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Ghee(Clarified Butter)
Ghee
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Ghee is bad for the heart and can increase the risk for cardio vascular diseases when consumed in excessive amounts, since it is very high in saturated fats. When taken in recommended quantities, it is not harmful as desi ghee is a rich source of vitamin-A which helps to improve vision.
Ghee is also lactose free and contains no salt.
Ghee has substantial amount of dietary fats (MUFA) which is a highly desirable form and help our body to absorb and make use of vitamins.
Pure ghee is not heated at very high temperatures like refined oils thus preserving its original nutritional properties which are lost during refining oils.
Ghee Nutritional value per serving
Serving Size 1 Tablespoon
Energy 469 kJ (112 kcal)
Fat 12.73 g
Saturated 7.926 g
Monosaturated 3.678 g
Polyunsaturated 0.473 g
Protein 0.04 g
Potassium 1 mg (0%)
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Anjeer/Figs (Ficus carica)
Anjeer/Figs
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Dried fig is not much health benefitting than its hydrated counterpart. Dried figs are excellent source of minerals like calcium, copper, potassium, manganese, iron, selenium and zinc.
Anjeer is naturally rich in phyto- nutrients, antioxidants and vitamins.
Chlorogenic acid present in figs helps lower blood sugar levels and control blood glucose levels in Type II diabetes mellitus condition.
Anjeer is low in calories.
Anjeer/Figs Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 74 Kcal 4%
Carbohydrates 19.18 g 15%
Protein 0.75 g 1.50%
Total Fat 0.30 g 1%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g 7%
Vitamins
Folates 6 µg 1.50%
Niacin 0.400 mg 2.50%
Pantothenic acid 0.300 mg 6%
Pyridoxine 0.113 mg 9%
Riboflavin 0.050 mg 4%
Thiamin 0.06 mg 5%
Vitamin A 142 IU 5%
Vitamin C 2 mg 3%
Vitamin E 0.11 mg 1%
Vitamin K 4.7 µg 4%
Electrolytes
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 232 mg 5%
Minerals
Calcium 35 mg 3.50%
Copper 0.070 mg 8%
Iron 0.37 mg 5%
Magnesium 17 mg 4%
Manganese 0.128 mg 5.50%
Selenium 0.2 µg <1%
Zinc 0.15 mg 1%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-ß 85 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 9 µg ..
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GroundNut Oil (Arachis hypogaea)
GroundNut Oil
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Groundnut oil can cause serious allergic reactions like vomiting, abdomen pain and swelling of lips in people who are allergic to peanuts, soya bean. Being a vegetable oil, it is a good source of plant sterols, especially β-sitosterol, which is used to lower cholesterol and prevent heart diseases. Since peanut oil is high in mono –unsaturated /good fat and low in saturated/bad fat.
It is also used to decrease appetite as an aid to weight loss.
Peanut oil is some times applied directly to the skin for arthritis and joint pain, dry skin, eczema, and other skin disorders that cause scaling because peanut oil contains valuable amounts of antioxidant Vitamin E which is required for maintaining healthy cell membranes of the skin by protecting it from oxygen-free radicals.
Peanut oil contains Resveratol, a polyphenol antioxidant, which have been found to have protective function against cancers, heart diseases degenerative nerve disease, Alzheimer’s disease and viral/fungal infections.
Peanut oil is low in saturated fats, free from cholesterol, contains essential fatty acid- omega 6, making it as one of the healthiest cooking oil.
Peanut oil is also an ideal choice for deep frying because it can be heated to higher temperatures, which results in lower oil retention in the fried foods.
GroundNut Oil Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 884 Kcal 44%
Carbohydrates 0 g 0%
Protein 0 g 0%
Total Fat 100 g 500%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 0 g 0%
Vitamins
Folates 0 µg 0%
Niacin 0 mg 0%
Pantothenic acid 0 mg 0%
Pyridoxine 0 mg 0%
Riboflavin 0 mg 0%
Thiamin 0 mg 0%
Vitamin A 0 IU 0%
Vitamin C 0 mg 0%
Vitamin E-γ 15.69 mg 105%
Vitamin K 0.7 µg 0.50%
Electrolytes
Sodium 0 mg 0%
Potassium 0 mg 0%
Minerals
Calcium 0 mg 0%
Copper 0 mg 0%
Iron 0.03 mg <0.5%
Magnesium 0 mg 0%
Manganese 0 mg 0%
Phosphorus 0 mg 0%
Selenium 0 µg 0%
Zinc 0.01 mg <1%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-ß 0 µg ..
Crypto-xanthin- ß 0 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 0 µg ..
Phythosterols 207 mg ..
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Almonds (Prunus dulcis)
Almonds
Customer’s Myth Kanti Sweets Facts
Almonds cause severe allergy symptoms and are fattening. Almonds are excellent source of Vitamin-E and Vitamin-B complex groups such as riboflavin, niacin, Thiamine, Pantothenic acid, Vitamin-B6 and folates.
They are also incredible source of minerals such as manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc and selenium.
Almonds are rich in essential fatty acids which protect artery walls from damage and reduce cholesterol thus reducing heart risk and provide good brain function.
They improve haemoglobin and promote blood circulation
They help to build strong teeth and bones.
They help in prevention of lung and breast cancer.
They lower the rise in blood sugar and insulin after meals.
Almonds Nutritional value per 100 g.
Principle Nutrient Value Percentage of RDA
Energy 575 Kcal 29%
Carbohydrates 21.67 g 16%
Protein 21.22 g 38%
Total Fat 49.42 g 165%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Dietary Fiber 12.20 g 30%
Vitamins
Folates 50 µg 12.50%
Niacin 3.385 mg 21%
Pantothenic acid 0.47 mg 9%
Pyridoxine 0.143 mg 11%
Riboflavin 1.014 mg 78%
Thiamin 0.211 mg 16%
Vitamin A 1 IU 0%
Vitamin C 0 mg 0 %
Vitamin E 26 mg 173 %
Electrolytes
Sodium 1 mg 0%
Potassium 705 mg 15%
Minerals
Calcium 264 mg 26%
Copper 0.996 mg 110%
Iron 3.72 mg 46.50%
Magnesium 268 mg 67%
Manganese 2.285 mg 99%
Phosphorus 484 mg 69%
Selenium 2.5 µg 4.50%
Zinc 3.08 mg 28%
Phyto-nutrients
Carotene-ß 1 µg ..
Crypto-xanthin-ß 0 µg ..
Lutein-zeaxanthin 1 µg ..