Lafitte Landings' Christmas Hash With Grits Recipe

Lafitte Landings' Christmas Hash With Grits has a very high-calorie, high-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 51.4g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average 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 14.6 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 very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's high MUFA and high PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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 13 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 high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable 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 a very high 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 99, for Lafitte Landings' Christmas Hash With Grits, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein10%
 Calories from Fat56%
 Calories from Carbs34%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.56 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol1.1 mcg
Vitamin C6.6 mg11%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D3.2 IU0.8%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.11 mg7.4%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.11 mg6.6%Top 30%High
Niacin3.1 mg15.6%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.33 mg16.7%Top 30%High
Folate14.6 mcg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid3.2 mcg
Vitamin B121.1 mcg18.6%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.45 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium13.9 mg1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Iron1.4 mg8.1%Top 30%High
Magnesium17.1 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus0.11 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium0.22 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium66 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc2.9 mg19.3%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.11 mg5.6%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.11 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Selenium12.5 mcg17.8%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.7 g1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.55 g2.2%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.3 g
Glucose0.2 mg
Fructose0.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.6 g3.3%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0.1 mg
Threonine0.4 mg
Isoleucine0.4 mg
Leucine0.4 mg
Lysine0.9 mg
Methionine0.3 mg
Cystine0.1 mg
Phenylalanine0.4 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.4 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0.3 mg
Alanine0.6 mg
Aspartic Acid1 mg
Glutamic Acid1.8 mg
Glycine0.4 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.4 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.2 g6.5%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.61 g3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat2.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 598 Calories from Fat 340

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 37.8 g 58.2%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g 27.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 11.5 mg 3.8%

Sodium 592.1 mg 24.7%

Total Carbohydrates 51.4 g 17.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.6%

Sugars 12.1 g

Protein 14.6 g 29.2%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 98.3%

Calcium 12.5% Iron 72.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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