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Almond Broccoli Salad Recipe

Almond Broccoli Salad has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 21g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its average sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 3 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Almond Broccoli Salad has been given a composite ranking of 71, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat43%
 Calories from Carbs50%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A400 IU8%
Vitamin C36 mg60%

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium40 mg4%
Iron0.72 mg4%
Potassium230 mg6.6%
Sodium140 mg5.8%

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate21 g7%
Dietary Fiber2 g8%
Sugars14 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein3 g6%

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat8 g12.3%
Saturated Fat1 g5%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 160 Calories from Fat 70

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 8 g 12.3%

Saturated Fat 1 g 5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5 mg 1.7%

Sodium 140 mg 5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g 7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 3 g 6%

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 60%

Calcium 4% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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