Almond Chicken and Rice Casserole Recipe

Almond Chicken and Rice Casserole has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Thiamin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 91g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high in complex carbs and low 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 sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 39.6 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and average PUFA.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 7 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 41, for Almond Chicken and Rice Casserole, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat30%
 Calories from Carbs49%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • Very high in Iron
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A200.6 IU4%Top 30%High
Retinol50.2 mcg
Vitamin C0.63 mg1.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D3.8 IU0.9%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.32 mg21%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin5.4 mg26.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.32 mg15.8%Top 30%High
Folate71 mcg17.7%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid65 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.95 mg9.5%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium31.5 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron2.2 mg12.3%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium21.1 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus142.3 mg14.2%Top 30%High
Potassium224.3 mg6.4%Top 30%High
Sodium508.8 mg21.2%Top 30%High
Zinc0.63 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.32 mg15.8%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.32 mg15.8%Top 30%High
Selenium18 mcg25.7%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate28.7 g9.6%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber0.38 g1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars0.6 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein12.5 g25%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.6 mg
Isoleucine0.6 mg
Leucine0.6 mg
Lysine0.9 mg
Methionine0.3 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.6 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.6 mg
Arginine0.9 mg
Histidine0.3 mg
Alanine0.6 mg
Aspartic Acid0.9 mg
Glutamic Acid1.9 mg
Glycine0.6 mg
Proline0.6 mg
Serine0.6 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat7.8 g12%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat3.2 g15.9%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 759 Calories from Fat 223

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 24.8 g 38.2%

Saturated Fat 10.1 g 50.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 107.5 mg 35.8%

Sodium 1612.9 mg 67.2%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g 30.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 39.6 g 79.2%

Vitamin A 12.7% Vitamin C 3.3%

Calcium 10% Iron 38.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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