Creme De Menthe Pie Recipe

Creme De Menthe Pie has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 37.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 2.8 gms of protein, it is average 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 average PUFA. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

It belongs to French cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Creme De Menthe Pie has been given a composite ranking of 7, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein3%
 Calories from Fat63%
 Calories from Carbs34%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.83 IU0.02%Mid 40%Average
Retinol246.7 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D17.5 IU4.4%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.83 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate14.2 mcg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid12.5 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium40.8 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.83 mg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium13.3 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus56.7 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium77.5 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium192.4 mg8%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium1.7 mcg2.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate31.3 g10.4%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber0.33 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars15.4 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2.3 g4.7%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 Acid0.8 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat25.6 g39.4%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat13 g65%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat8.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0.8 mg
Theobromine38.3 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 431 Calories from Fat 276

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 30.7 g 47.2%

Saturated Fat 15.6 g 78%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 81.7 mg 27.2%

Sodium 230.9 mg 9.6%

Total Carbohydrates 37.6 g 12.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 18.5 g

Protein 2.8 g 5.6%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.9% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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