Lite Broccoli Salad Recipe

Lite Broccoli Salad has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 17.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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 4.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low 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.

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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

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 95, for Lite Broccoli Salad, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein13%
 Calories from Fat30%
 Calories from Carbs57%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.79 IU0.02%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C50 mg83.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.79 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate38.9 mcg9.7%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.79 mg7.9%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium61.1 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.79 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium30.2 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Phosphorus93.7 mg9.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium323 mg9.2%Top 10%Very High
Sodium26.5 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.79 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.79 mg39.7%Top 10%Very High
Selenium2.4 mcg3.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate14.2 g4.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.63 g2.5%Mid 40%Average
Sugars9.8 g
Glucose4 mg
Fructose4 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.3 g6.7%Mid 40%Average
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 Fat3.3 g5.1%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.24 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 114 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.2 g 6.5%

Saturated Fat 0.3 g 1.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0.4 mg 0.13%

Sodium 33.4 mg 1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 17.9 g 6%

Dietary Fiber 0.8 g3.2%

Sugars 12.3 g

Protein 4.2 g 8.4%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 105%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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