Barbecue Salmon Recipe

Barbecue Salmon has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Niacin.

The food contains 16.6g 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. With 12.4 gms of protein, it is 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. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable 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. It is also a 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 Barbecue Salmon has been given a composite ranking of 41, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat52%
 Calories from Carbs28%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A82.9 IU1.7%Mid 40%Average
Retinol25 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D305.3 IU76.3%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin6.6 mg32.9%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate6.6 mcg1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B122.6 mcg43.9%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid1.3 mg13.2%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium11.8 mg1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Iron1.3 mg7.3%Top 30%High
Magnesium28.9 mg7.2%Top 30%High
Phosphorus213.2 mg21.3%Top 10%Very High
Potassium318.4 mg9.1%Top 30%High
Sodium1235.1 mg51.5%Top 10%Very High
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium22.4 mcg32%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate21.8 g7.3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.26 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Starch0 g
Sugars20.7 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose9.2 mg
Fructose10.5 mg
Lactose1.3 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose1.3 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein16.3 g32.6%Top 10%Very High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine1.3 mg
Isoleucine1.3 mg
Leucine1.3 mg
Lysine1.3 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine1.3 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine1.3 mg
Arginine1.3 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine1.3 mg
Aspartic Acid2.6 mg
Glutamic Acid2.6 mg
Glycine1.3 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine1.3 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat18.2 g27.9%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat3 g15.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat7.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat5.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water72.4 g
Ash5.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 236 Calories from Fat 124

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13.8 g 21.2%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g 11.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 27.7 mg 9.2%

Sodium 938.7 mg 39.1%

Total Carbohydrates 16.6 g 5.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.2 g0.8%

Sugars 15.7 g

Protein 12.4 g 24.8%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.9% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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