Chop Suey Retro 60's Style Recipe

Chop Suey Retro 60's Style has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 23.1g 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 54.3 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 high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Chinese cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Chop Suey Retro 60's Style has been given a composite ranking of 62, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein44%
 Calories from Fat37%
 Calories from Carbs19%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A82.3 IU1.6%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0.5 mcg
Vitamin C1.7 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D13.5 IU3.4%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.24 mg15.8%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.24 mg13.9%Top 10%Very High
Niacin3.3 mg16.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.24 mg11.8%Top 30%High
Folate13 mcg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.24 mcg3.9%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.71 mg7.1%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium22.9 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.95 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium21.7 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus118.7 mg11.9%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.24 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium219.2 mg9.1%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.4 mg9.5%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium19.6 mcg28%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.5 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.9 g3.6%Mid 40%Average
Sugars2.6 g
Glucose0.7 mg
Fructose0.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein12.8 g25.7%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0.2 mg
Threonine0.5 mg
Isoleucine0.5 mg
Leucine0.5 mg
Lysine0.9 mg
Methionine0.2 mg
Cystine0.2 mg
Phenylalanine0.5 mg
Tyrosine0.5 mg
Valine0.7 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0.5 mg
Alanine0.7 mg
Aspartic Acid1.2 mg
Glutamic Acid1.9 mg
Glycine0.5 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.5 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.7 g7.3%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.6 g7.8%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 493 Calories from Fat 180

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 20 g 30.8%

Saturated Fat 6.6 g 33%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 146.2 mg 48.7%

Sodium 927.2 mg 38.6%

Total Carbohydrates 23.1 g 7.7%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.2%

Sugars 11.1 g

Protein 54.3 g 108.6%

Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 11.7%

Calcium 9.7% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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