Christmas Cabbage Recipe

Christmas Cabbage has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 26.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high 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 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.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's low MUFA and low PUFA.

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.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 97, for Christmas Cabbage, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein10%
 Calories from Fat3%
 Calories from Carbs87%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very low in Sodium
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A81.3 IU1.6%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C25.7 mg42.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.35 mg1.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate28.5 mcg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium29.2 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.35 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium9.7 mg2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus21.9 mg2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium148.6 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium15.7 mg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0.35 mcg0.5%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9.3 g3.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2 g8.1%Top 30%High
Sugars6.5 g
Glucose2.4 mg
Fructose3.1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1 g2.1%Bottom 30%Low
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 Acid0.3 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.14 g0.21%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 109 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.4 g 0.62%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0.3 mg 0.1%

Sodium 45.1 mg 1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 26.9 g 9%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.2%

Sugars 18.6 g

Protein 3 g 6%

Vitamin A 4.7% Vitamin C 123.3%

Calcium 8.4% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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