Chironji or Charoli is believed to be a greatest substitute for almonds because of its taste and nutritional content, but the bad thing is that it contains 59% fat content in it. We never recommend using chironji seeds in place of almonds, because almond nutrition is much better than chironji seeds.
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Nutrition Facts & Analysis
Here is the detail of all nutrients present in chironji seeds. The following tables are based on 2000 calories intake per day.
|Major Nutrient||Value per 10 g||% of RDA|
|Calories from Fat||53.19||–|
|Carbohydrates||Value per 10 g||% of RDA|
|Dietary Fiber||380 mg||2%|
Fat, Lipids & Fatty Acids
|Lipids||Value per 10 g||% of RDA|
|Omega-3 fatty acids||–||–|
|Omega-6 fatty acids||–||–|
|Vitamins||Value per 10 g||% of RDA|
|Vitamin A, IU||–||–|
|Vitamin C||0.5 mg||–|
|Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)||–||–|
|Minerals||Value per 10 g||% of RDA|
|Calcium, Ca||27.9 mg||2.79%|
|Iron, Fe||0.85 mg||9.5%|
|Phosphorus, P||53 mg||5.9%|
Information about the nutrients in table that we kept empty is not available yet, we will update the information after laboratory analysis.
The following constituents are found in chironji seeds:
|Oil, Fiber & Ash||3.5%|
Critical review about chironji
According to the analysis, we cannot consider chironji, as a substitute for almonds. Almonds are much healthier than chironji seeds.
However, you can use chironji for strengthening purposes and people doing vigorous physical work can try eating chironji seeds.
Another fact is that chironji seeds are very Unctuousness in nature, which makes it heavy to digest. In most of people, it causes loss of appetite and constipation. These effects are obvious and occur in many patients with impotency.
However, due to its medicinal property, it is effective remedy for oligospermia and impotency, but you may also need some other remedies with it to reduce its effects that cause indigestion and loss of appetite.
The best way to avoid this side effect, you can add black pepper, ginger and long pepper in your diet.