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My Best Tuna Salad Recipe

My Best Tuna Salad has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A.

The food contains 8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 13 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing My Best Tuna Salad has been given a composite ranking of 21, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein38%
 Calories from Fat39%
 Calories from Carbs23%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin A

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A3000 IU60%
Vitamin C6 mg10%

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium40 mg4%
Iron1.1 mg6%
Potassium240 mg6.9%
Sodium320 mg13.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate8 g2.7%
Dietary Fiber1 g4%
Sugars4 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein13 g26%

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat6 g9.2%
Saturated Fat1.5 g7.5%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 140 Calories from Fat 50

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6 g 9.2%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g 7.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80 mg 26.7%

Sodium 320 mg 13.3%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g 2.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 13 g 26%

Vitamin A 60% Vitamin C 10%

Calcium 4% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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