Cloud Ears Fungi (Dry)

Fungi, Cloud Ears, Dried has a average-calorie, very high-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Riboflavin and Niacin.

The food contains 73.02g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high 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. With 9.25 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 gives a good yield of Iron at 5.88 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 low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable 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.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 86, for Fungi, Cloud Ears, Dried, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein11%
 Calories from Fat2%
 Calories from Carbs87%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Iron
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent0 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene0 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Thiamin0.01 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.84 mg49.7%Top 10%Very High
Niacin6.3 mg31.3%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.11 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Folate0 mcg
Food Folate0 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg
Choline0 mg
Betaine0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium159 mg15.9%Top 10%Very High
Iron5.9 mg32.7%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium83 mg20.8%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus184 mg18.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium754.1 mg21.5%Top 10%Very High
Sodium35 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.3 mg8.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.18 mg9.1%Top 30%High
Manganese2 mg97.6%Top 10%Very High
Selenium43.4 mcg62%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate73 g24.3%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber70.1 g280.4%Top 10%Very High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein9.2 g18.5%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.73 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water14.8 g
Ash2.2 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 284 Calories from Fat 6

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.73 g 1.1%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 35 mg 1.5%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g 24.3%

Dietary Fiber 70.1 g280.4%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 9.2 g 18.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 15.9% Iron 32.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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