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Leek Patties 1 Recipe

Leek Patties 1 has a very high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 66.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high 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 29.9 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

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 7 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. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a 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 58, for Leek Patties 1, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat31%
 Calories from Carbs47%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A0.79 IU0.02%Mid 40%Average
Retinol22 mcg
Vitamin C12.7 mg21.1%Top 30%High
Vitamin D8.3 IU2.1%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.2 mg11.6%Top 30%High
Niacin0.59 mg3%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.2 mg9.9%Top 30%High
Folate38.8 mcg9.7%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.2 mcg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Pantothenic Acid0.4 mg4%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium154.9 mg15.5%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.4 mg7.7%Top 30%High
Magnesium26.5 mg6.6%Top 30%High
Phosphorus136.8 mg13.7%Top 30%High
Potassium0.2 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium156.8 mg6.5%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.59 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.2 mg9.9%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.2 mg9.9%Top 30%High
Selenium4.6 mcg6.5%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate13.2 g4.4%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.6 g6.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars2.1 g
Glucose0.2 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein5.9 g11.8%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.2 mg
Isoleucine0.2 mg
Leucine0.2 mg
Lysine0.4 mg
Methionine0.2 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.2 mg
Tyrosine0.2 mg
Valine0.4 mg
Arginine0.2 mg
Histidine0.2 mg
Alanine0.2 mg
Aspartic Acid0.6 mg
Glutamic Acid1.2 mg
Glycine0.2 mg
Proline0.6 mg
Serine0.4 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat3.9 g6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.2 g10.9%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Ash1.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 554 Calories from Fat 177

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 19.7 g 30.3%

Saturated Fat 11 g 55%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 198.6 mg 66.2%

Sodium 791.9 mg 33%

Total Carbohydrates 66.6 g 22.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.1 g32.4%

Sugars 10.8 g

Protein 29.9 g 59.8%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 106.7%

Calcium 78.2% Iron 38.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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