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Mexican Lentil Stew 1 Recipe

Mexican Lentil Stew 1 has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 25.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 9 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 low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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.

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average 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 belongs to Mexican cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Mexican Lentil Stew 1 has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat15%
 Calories from Carbs63%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A541.1 IU10.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C10.9 mg18.1%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.78 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate131 mcg32.8%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.78 mg7.8%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium27.9 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron2.3 mg12.9%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium38.8 mg9.7%Top 30%High
Phosphorus131 mg13.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium405.4 mg11.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium126.2 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.6 mg10.3%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.78 mg38.8%Top 10%Very High
Selenium2.3 mcg3.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate20 g6.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber8.7 g34.7%Top 10%Very High
Starch0 g
Sugars3 g
Sucrose0.8 mg
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose0.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein7 g14%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0.8 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0.8 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.8 mg
Glutamic Acid1.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat2.1 g3.2%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.23 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water70.5 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 160 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2.7 g 4.2%

Saturated Fat 0.3 g 1.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 162.8 mg 6.8%

Total Carbohydrates 25.8 g 8.6%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.8%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 9 g 18%

Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 23.3%

Calcium 3.6% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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