Almond Mandarin Salad Recipe

Almond Mandarin Salad has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 17.5g 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 7.7 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan.

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. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Almond Mandarin Salad has been given a composite ranking of 80, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat61%
 Calories from Carbs27%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Low in Cholesterol
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A3400 IU68%
Vitamin C30 mg50%
Thiamin0.26 mg17%
Niacin5 mg25%
Vitamin B60.16 mg8%
Folate84 mcg21%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium90 mg9%
Iron3.1 mg17%
Magnesium80 mg20%
Potassium373 mg10.7%
Sodium327 mg13.6%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate17.5 g5.8%
Dietary Fiber3.2 g12.8%
Sugars12.7 g

Protein Analysis

Protein7.7 g15.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat17.6 g27.1%
Saturated Fat2.8 g14%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 247 Calories from Fat 159

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 17.6 g 27.1%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g 14%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 10 mg 3.3%

Sodium 327 mg 13.6%

Total Carbohydrates 17.5 g 5.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 12.7 g

Protein 7.7 g 15.4%

Vitamin A 68% Vitamin C 50%

Calcium 9% Iron 17%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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