During this time of a pandemic, it is important for all of us to stay healthy and well-nourished. Including foods with a good nutritional profile that is absorbed well by the body is important. Small changes in your daily diet can make a big difference to your health.
Cottage cheese or chenna as we commonly say in Bengal is an extremely nutritious add on to your diet. Cottage cheese/chenna is an excellent source of good quality protein that is readily absorbed in your body. It has an impressive nutritional content giving you vitamins and minerals like phosphorus, calcium, selenium, magnesium, potassium, folate, vitamin B12, etc.
Adding this protein source in your diet can help you build muscles, good for your bones, and dental health as well. Being low on carbohydrates, diabetics can also consider enriching their diet with chenna and get some good quality protein. It also has a very good satiety value and will keep you full for a longer time and prevent hunger pangs. Chenna is also easier to digest and a great option for vegetarians to add first-class protein in their diet. It is easy to prepare and can be had plain or incorporated in several other dishes.
Watch the video and find out more about this super-nutritious food and some interesting facts and ways to include in your diet.