Butterscotch Salad Recipe

Butterscotch Salad has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content.

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. With 2.8 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Butterscotch Salad has been given a composite ranking of 71, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat55%
 Calories from Carbs38%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A190.6 IU3.8%Top 30%High
Retinol43.5 mcg
Vitamin C3.5 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D3.5 IU0.9%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.2 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate9.4 mcg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium38.8 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.2 mg6.5%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium37.6 mg9.4%Top 30%High
Phosphorus84.7 mg8.5%Mid 40%Average
Potassium181.2 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium124.9 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.2 mg7.8%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium1.2 mcg1.7%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate18.8 g6.3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.2 g8.9%Top 30%High
Sugars12.4 g
Glucose2.4 mg
Fructose3.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.3 g6.6%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid1.2 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat12.1 g18.6%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat4.1 g20.6%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat5.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 160 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10.3 g 15.8%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g 17.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 15.2 mg 5.1%

Sodium 106.2 mg 4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g 5.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 10.5 g

Protein 2.8 g 5.6%

Vitamin A 3.2% Vitamin C 5%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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