Beet, Bean and Apple Salad Recipe

Beet, Bean and Apple Salad has a low-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 16g 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 3 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 low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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.

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.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Beet, Bean and Apple Salad has been given a composite ranking of 86, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat11%
 Calories from Carbs75%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A750 IU15%
Vitamin C15 mg25%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium40 mg4%
Iron1.4 mg8%
Potassium370 mg10.6%
Sodium35 mg1.5%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate16 g5.3%
Dietary Fiber5 g20%
Sugars10 g

Protein Analysis

Protein3 g6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1 g1.5%
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 80 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1 g 1.5%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 35 mg 1.5%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g 5.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 10 g

Protein 3 g 6%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 25%

Calcium 4% Iron 8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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