Freeze-Dried Shallots

Shallots, Freeze-Dried has a average-calorie, very high-carb, low-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 80.69g 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 12.3 gms of protein, it is high 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's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

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 gives a good yield of Iron at 6 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. 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. Besides other nutrients, it is high 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. It is also an average 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 80, for Shallots, Freeze-Dried, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein13%
 Calories from Fat1%
 Calories from Carbs86%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A56097.1 IU1121.9%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent2804.6 mcg
Vitamin C39 mg65%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.3 mg20%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.1 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Niacin1 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B61.7 mg83.7%Top 10%Very High
Folate116 mcg29%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate116 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents116 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.4 mg14.1%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium183 mg18.3%Top 10%Very High
Iron6 mg33.3%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium104 mg26%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus296 mg29.6%Top 30%High
Potassium1650.2 mg47.1%Top 10%Very High
Sodium59 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.9 mg12.9%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.42 mg21.2%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.4 mg70.8%Top 10%Very High
Selenium5.7 mcg8.1%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate80.7 g26.9%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein12.3 g24.6%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan138 mg
Threonine482 mg
Isoleucine522 mg
Leucine734 mg
Lysine613.9 mg
Methionine134 mg
Phenylalanine396 mg
Tyrosine356.1 mg
Valine543 mg
Arginine890 mg
Histidine213 mg
Alanine555 mg
Aspartic Acid1138 mg
Glutamic Acid2545.3 mg
Glycine610 mg
Proline812.9 mg
Serine555 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.5 g0.77%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.08 g0.42%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids10 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids185 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water2 g
Ash4.5 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 348 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.5 g 0.77%

Saturated Fat 0.08 g 0.42%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 59 mg 2.5%

Total Carbohydrates 80.7 g 26.9%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 12.3 g 24.6%

Vitamin A 1121.9% Vitamin C 65%

Calcium 18.3% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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