A generous portion of premium cut beef or chicken wrapped in a thin layer of tortilla. Moreover, the shawarma wrap comes with red cabbage, pickles, tomatoes, red onions and tahini sauce. Furthermore, the tahini sauce coats the meat and vegetables perfectly, consequently, you a flavor found around the globe.
This unique dish, commonly found in the middle east and mediterranean region of the world is what you’ve been craving. It can found in thousands of middle eastern restaurants across America. So, it’s hard not to try some. Shawarma, made by placing seasoned-meats and slabs of fat on vertical spit-fires, with an onion placed on top.
We roast our shawarma slowly for hours in front of an open-flame. As a result, it keeps its flavor and juices. Some cooking methods include heat-produced by electric or gas, or open flames produced by coals or wood. So, no matter how you slice it, shawarma is delicious.
Nutritional Benefits Of Shawarma
1) Shawarma – Vitamin A
Firstly, shawarma has a bad name of being slightly unhealthy. Moreover, there are claims that it leads to obesity. We disagree, for instance, shawarma is an important source of nutrients like Vitamin A. Vitamin A is essential for good vision, supporting a healthy immune system, in addition, it promotes cell growth.
2) Vitamin B6
Firstly, shawarma is rich in Vitamin B6, secondly, vitamin B6 helps maintain the overall health of the body. For example, it maintains a healthy nervous system, protect the immune system and support brain function. On the other hand, a deficiency in vitamin B6 can lead to anxiety, depression, and muscle pain.
Vitamin B6 helps with mood regulation, as a result, it will help fight depression. Moreover, it creates neurotransmitters that regulate emotions, serotonin, dopamine and gamma-aminobutyric acid. It’s important to note that B6 does not lower the risk of depression. To read more about vitamin b6…
3) Vitamin C
The tomatoes and red cabbage in a shawarma wrap are a good source of vitamin c. So, with every bite, you will help yourself fight skin aging and the common cold. There are many health benefits to consuming vitamin c, for example, it controls infections and helps to heal wounds. Moreover, vitamin c is a powerful antioxidant that neutralizes harmful, free radicals.
Vitamin c makes collagen a fibrous protein in connective tissue found in the bodies nervous-system, immune-system, bones, cartilage and blood. To read more about vitamin c…
4) Shawarma – Good Source Of Protein
A shawarma serving provides 30-40g of protein, however, that does not include the protein you get from pita bread. Also. if you add hummus to your shawarma wrap or entrée, your protein intake goes up. Protein helps build up the body’s immune system to fight illness, further, it helps the body heal injuries.
Consuming a healthy amount of protein assist with weight control and cravings, for example, it reduces hunger and appetite levels. In addition, it helps reduce a desire for late-night snacking. To read more about protein…
5) Rich In Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates are essential food nutrients. Nutrients that your body turns into glucose, consequently, giving your body the energy it needs to function. There are three types of carbs, for example, sugars, starches and fibers. In addition, when reading the nutrients label on your food and drinks, “total carbs” includes all three.
However, There kinds of carbs, good carbs and bad carbs. Good carbs known as complex carbohydrates, and contains vitamins, minerals and fiber. Above all, are less likely to spike your blood sugar.
On the other hand, bad carbs, known as simple carbohydrates contribute to weight gain, diabetes, heart disease and high cholesterol. At Casablanca, you can find complex carbohydrates in most of our specialty dishes, for instance, hummus, lentil soup, and shawarma. To read more about carbohydrates…
6) Adds Sodium
Consuming sodium helps regulate fluid levels in the body, as a result, helps prevent muscle cramps. Certainly, it improves brain function, eliminates carbon dioxide and prevents sun stroke. Consequently, consuming too much sodium can have a negative impact on your health. That is to say, too much sodium consumption can result in high-blood pressure, high-blood levels and memory loss. To read more about sodium…
7) Shawarma – Dietary Fibers
Shawarma contains fiber, as a result, it helps keep the digestive system functioning. In fact, it helps prevent bloating, constipation and assist in weight management. Above all, consuming shawarma helps you meet your complex carbohydrate requirements. To read more about dietary fiber…
Iron is a mineral the human body needs for growth and development, furthermore, it needs iron to make some hormones. The body uses iron to produce hemoglobin, as a result, carrying oxygen from the lungs to the body. In addition, it produces myoglobin, a protein that carries oxygen to your muscles.
The amount of iron you need depends on your age, sex, diet and health. For instance, vegetarians will need twice as much iron as non-vegetarians. Moreover, women, children and cancer patients will need more iron than healthy adult males. Shawarma is a good source of iron, but consuming shawarma with hummus, and lentil soup achieves your DRI. To read more about iron…
Consuming 340 mg of magnesium daily lowers your risk of cardiovascular-disease, type-2-diabetes and fracture risk, certainly, loss of muscle mass. Magnesium promotes brain, nerve and muscle function. Because magnesium is vital to so many bodily functions–more than 600 reactions–the slightest deficiency has consequences. That is to say, it helps in energy creation, muscle movement, gene maintenance and protein formation. To read more about magnesium…
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