Easy Bean and Cheese Tostadas Recipe

Easy Bean and Cheese Tostadas has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content.

The food contains 33.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 14.8 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average 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 has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 85, for Easy Bean and Cheese Tostadas, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein26%
 Calories from Fat15%
 Calories from Carbs59%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1.3 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol10.6 mcg
Vitamin C6.9 mg11.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D0.63 IU0.16%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.63 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate35 mcg8.8%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium120.6 mg12.1%Top 30%High
Iron1.3 mg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium41.3 mg10.3%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus223.8 mg22.4%Top 10%Very High
Potassium312.5 mg8.9%Top 10%Very High
Sodium304.9 mg12.7%Top 30%High
Zinc1.3 mg8.3%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium4.4 mcg6.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate21 g7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber5.3 g21%Top 10%Very High
Sugars2.5 g
Glucose0.6 mg
Fructose0.6 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein9.3 g18.5%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.6 mg
Isoleucine0.6 mg
Leucine0.6 mg
Lysine0.6 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.6 mg
Tyrosine0.6 mg
Valine0.6 mg
Arginine0.6 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.6 mg
Aspartic Acid0.6 mg
Glutamic Acid1.9 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.6 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.3 g3.6%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.94 g4.7%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 223 Calories from Fat 34

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.7 g 5.7%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g 7.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 5.9 mg 2%

Sodium 487.8 mg 20.3%

Total Carbohydrates 33.6 g 11.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.6%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 14.8 g 29.6%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 18.3%

Calcium 19.3% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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