Facts about Digestive Biscuits

Biscuits and cookies are a baked food and one of our favorite food stuffs. Start your day with a hot cup of tea and biscuits and according to physicians’ suggestions, consumption of at least one biscuit in a day can keep the individual healthy without any problem of digestion.

Biscuit and Wafer Plant

Presently fine flour is used to prepare biscuits and cookies. Now days the biscuit manufactures, biscuits & cookies plants are making softer biscuits compared to old times. Old World biscuits were hard, dry and unsweetened. By the mediaeval times biscuits were prepared from the sweet, spiced paste of breadcrumbs and then baked.

Well, recently doctors are stating that digestive biscuits don’t provide much of nutrition and you should not include much for a healthy diet, but yes, if you are empty stomach throughout the day, digestive biscuits might help keep away sugary cravings.

You can find digestive biscuits in various flavors such as, chocolate, vanilla, original and reduced-fat varieties and digestive biscuits are considered quick breads, or baked goods that don’t contain yeast while baking.

Standard digestive biscuits contain the simplest ingredients such as, wheat flour, vegetable oil, baking soda, sugar, salt, malt syrup and powdered non-fat milk.

And chocolate digestives include palm oil, and contain more sugar in the form of glucose-fructose syrup. One standard digestive biscuit contains 73 calories, 2.6 grams of sugars, 3.2 grams of fat approximately, and sufficient sodium content.

Even though digestive biscuits are not very balanced nutrition source, there are few benefits about these foodstuffs. These biscuits hold a mild nutty flavor along with moderate sweetness and a substantial crunch.

There are no such side effects of digestive biscuits, and research has shown that consumption of digestive biscuits can help reducing glucose levels and it is recommended for diabetic patients. Consult your doctor before consumption.