Mandarin Salad 3 Recipe

Mandarin Salad 3 has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 25.5g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high 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 3.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and average PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items.

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 an average 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 89, for Mandarin Salad 3, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein5%
 Calories from Fat58%
 Calories from Carbs37%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A4.3 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C19.9 mg33.1%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.71 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate69.5 mcg17.4%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium62.4 mg6.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.71 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium29.8 mg7.4%Top 30%High
Phosphorus55.3 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Potassium296.5 mg8.5%Top 30%High
Sodium227.9 mg9.5%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0.71 mcg1%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate18.1 g6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.8 g11.1%Top 30%High
Sugars14.4 g
Glucose1.4 mg
Fructose1.4 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.3 g4.5%Bottom 30%Low
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 Acid0.7 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat12.4 g19.1%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat1.4 g7.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat4.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat5.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 259 Calories from Fat 157

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 17.5 g 26.9%

Saturated Fat 2 g 10%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 321.4 mg 13.4%

Total Carbohydrates 25.5 g 8.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%

Sugars 20.3 g

Protein 3.2 g 6.4%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 46.7%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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