Nutritional Benefits of Tofu Rogan Josh

Posted · 14th December 2020
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Our Tofu Rogan Josh recipe makes for the perfect weekend fakeaway. Not only does our flavoursome curry add a bit of spice to your weekend, it’s also lower in calories, fat and saturated fat than your average meat-based rogan josh recipe.

A meat-based rogan josh contains over five times the saturated fat of our recipe, but why does this matter? One of our in-house healthy eating experts, Zoe Hill, has taken a detailed look into the specifics to give you the best advice possible.

co2 impact

Well, eating too much saturated fat is associated with raised levels of LDL ‘bad’ cholesterol and this is linked to an increased risk of heart disease and stroke. Although of course, we all need some fat in our diet and some fats are good for us such as the healthy unsaturated fats you may find in avocados or olive oil for example. While saturated fats found in foods such as meat, hard cheeses and coconut oil are recommended to be reduced, according to official UK dietary guidelines.

Reducing the amount of saturated fat we eat is a very simple way to lower our cholesterol levels and support our heart health, so next time, consider our tasty rogan josh recipe swap to help you on your way to a heart-healthy diet.

Not only that, swapping one portion of Beef Rogan Josh to Tofu Rogan Josh is better for your carbon footprint too. A simple change like this would save approximately 2.3 kgCO2e, assuming that the recipe is the same for the meat version apart from supplementing with tofu.

References

Tofu Carbon Footprint
Beef Carbon Footprint

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