Apple Pecan Pork Chops Recipe

Apple Pecan Pork Chops has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Thiamin and Niacin.

The food contains 21.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 23.3 gms of protein, it is high 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's average MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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. 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Apple Pecan Pork Chops has been given a composite ranking of 63, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein26%
 Calories from Fat50%
 Calories from Carbs24%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • High in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A45 IU0.9%
Vitamin C4.5 mg7.5%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0.42 mg1.4%
Thiamin0.7 mg46.5%
Riboflavin0.27 mg15.8%
Niacin4.8 mg23.9%
Vitamin B60.35 mg17.5%
Folate5.2 mcg1.3%
Vitamin B120.61 mcg10.1%
Pantothenic Acid0.57 mg5.7%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium61 mg6.1%
Iron1.8 mg9.9%
Magnesium28.4 mg7.1%
Phosphorus208 mg20.8%
Potassium480.7 mg13.7%
Sodium46.7 mg1.9%
Zinc1.8 mg11.9%
Copper0.12 mg5.8%
Manganese0.45 mg22.4%
Selenium35.1 mcg50.2%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate21.6 g7.2%
Dietary Fiber3.9 g15.6%
Sugars0.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein23.3 g46.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat20 g30.8%
Saturated Fat5.9 g29.5%
Monounsaturated Fat6.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 353 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 20 g 30.8%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g 29.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 62.1 mg 20.7%

Sodium 46.7 mg 1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 21.6 g 7.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 23.3 g 46.6%

Vitamin A 0.9% Vitamin C 7.5%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 9.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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