Well, this is not a joke. As some the cakes usually carries saturated fats and lots of sugar in them which is never considered as healthy diet. In recent years people are running away from the food items which contain sugar or any other sweet ingredients.
But people are ignoring the fact that sugar. Play very important role in handling the process of our body. Eating cake provides you lots of health benefits and refreshes your mood also.
So, come on let’s discuss some of the benefits of fruit cake:
Provide Strength to your Body. Apart from Strength, Cakes are the quality source of getting protein. Body Builders or Athletes should consume cakes at least once a week. It Contains Milk, dry fruits etc. all are good in protein value.
Enough sources of energy. Energy means carbohydrates, the carbs we eat, our body use them into energy. And maximum cakes are prepared by adding flour and sugar, both are rich in Carbohydrates eating cake provides energy to our brain and body and digestion booster Fruit Cake is the best cake, if we talking about digestion process. And the reason behind that is it contains various types of fresh fruits, like strawberries, Kiwi, Pineapple all is rich in Fiber. So the cake with the flavor of some fruits can provide us good digestion also.
The young generation knows everything, we all are aware that excess of everything is bad. We have to manage our food habits by considering our health
And body. So make you weekends more enjoyable by eating delicious cakes and running on tracks.
It is discovered that fruitcakes have health benefits like:
Reduces anxiety and helps getting good sleep
Fruitcake contains a fair amount of rum, which is an alcoholic substance that is extracted from sugarcane juice or molasses, and undergoes fermentation. The component of nutmeg, which is often mixed in the fruitcake, also plays a role in inducing a sound sleep.
Supply enough fiber, vitamins and minerals
Fruitcake is not exactly a fruitcake without fruits. Regardless of the nutritional debate on the dried fruits used in the making of a fruitcake, it is believed that the dried fruits contain the same quantity of nutrients as the fresh ones, however, they are more condensed. Therefore, dried fruit carries up to 3.5 times the additional supplements found in fresh fruits, which are fiber, vitamins and minerals.
Good source of antioxidants
The mix of dried fruits in a fruitcake generally contains antioxidants, particularly polyphenols. The health benefits derived from polyphenols is claimed to reduce the risk of certain diseases such as cancer, obesity, diabetes mellitus and other non-communicable diseases by lowering the incident of damage that may lead to these diseases at cellular level.
Keep blood sugar at bay
One of the commonly used dried fruits included in the ingredients of a fruitcake is dried raisins. This fruit has been indicated to possess low to medium glycemic index value and a low insulin index. Meaning that blood sugar level should not significantly rise follow ingestion of a piece of fruitcake.
Reduce the risk of heart disease
The component of rum in fruitcake is thought to contribute in preventing peripheral artery disease by naturally blocking the hardening of the walls of these blood vessels.
Consumption of rum will also affect the cholesterol levels by raising High-Density Lipoprotein (HDL), which is good cholesterols that play an important role in lowering the risk of getting heart attacks. In addition, the nuts which are added in the fruitcake are believed to help lowering the Low-Density Lipoprotein (LDL, or known as the bad cholesterols), therefore prevent the development of plaque that may build up in the blood vessel walls.