Carnitas Recipe 1 Recipe

Carnitas Recipe 1 has a very high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content.

The food contains 8.16g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 111.07 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It has a very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

It belongs to Mexican cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Carnitas Recipe 1 has been given a composite ranking of 3, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein49%
 Calories from Fat47%
 Calories from Carbs4%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Mineral Analysis

Potassium322.9 mg9.2%Top 30%High
Sodium1154.9 mg48.1%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate1.27 g0.4%Bottom 10%Very Low
Dietary Fiber0.28 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein17.3 g34.5%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat7.3 g11.2%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.8 g14.1%Mid 40%Average
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 923 Calories from Fat 422

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 47 g 72.3%

Saturated Fat 18.1 g 90.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 393 mg 131%

Sodium 7426 mg 309.4%

Total Carbohydrates 8.2 g 2.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.2%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 111.1 g 222.1%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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