Creme De Menthe Gelato Recipe

Creme De Menthe Gelato has a high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin D.

The food contains 52.2g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and very 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 7.5 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of 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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to French cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Creme De Menthe Gelato has been given a composite ranking of 6, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat49%
 Calories from Carbs45%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.41 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol124.1 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D46.1 IU11.5%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate13.7 mcg3.4%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.41 mcg6.9%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.41 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium78.8 mg7.9%Top 30%High
Iron0.41 mg2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium7.1 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus81.7 mg8.2%Mid 40%Average
Potassium90.9 mg2.6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium31.1 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.41 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium6.2 mcg8.9%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate21.7 g7.2%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars21.3 g
Sucrose15.4 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.1 g6.2%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 Acid0.4 mg
Glutamic Acid0.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.4 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10.4 g16%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat5.9 g29.3%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat3.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.8 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol2.5 g
Water61.8 g
Ash0.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 499 Calories from Fat 225

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 25 g 38.5%

Saturated Fat 14.1 g 70.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 283.1 mg 94.4%

Sodium 75 mg 3.1%

Total Carbohydrates 52.2 g 17.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 51.4 g

Protein 7.5 g 15%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C

Calcium 19% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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