Beef Barbacoa

Azteca - Beef Barbacoa has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content.

The food contains 2.35g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. With 21.16 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 average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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

It belongs to Caribbean cuisine. 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 27, for Azteca - Beef Barbacoa, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein58%
 Calories from Fat36%
 Calories from Carbs6%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A881.8 IU17.6%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin C2.4 mg3.9%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium0 mg
Iron2.4 mg13.1%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Potassium0 mg
Sodium611.4 mg25.5%Top 30%High
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate2.35 g0.8%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein21.2 g42.3%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat5.9 g9%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.8 g8.8%Top 30%High
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 120 Calories from Fat 45

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5 g 7.7%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g 7.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50 mg 16.7%

Sodium 520 mg 21.7%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g 0.7%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 18 g 36%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 3.3%

Calcium Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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