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Narrow Leaf Shoots Cattail (Northern Plains Indians)

Cattail, Narrow Leaf Shoots (Northern Plains Indians) has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin K.

The food contains 5.14g 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. With 1.18 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low 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 low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

It belongs to Indian cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Cattail, Narrow Leaf Shoots (Northern Plains Indians) has been given a composite ranking of 96, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat0%
 Calories from Carbs81%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin K
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A11 IU0.2%Mid 40%Average
Retinol Activity Equivalent1 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene6 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin76 mcg
Vitamin C0.7 mg1.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin K22.8 mcg28.5%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.02 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.02 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.44 mg2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.12 mg6.2%Mid 40%Average
Folate3 mcg0.8%Mid 40%Average
Food Folate3 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.23 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Choline23.7 mg
Betaine1.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium54 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.91 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium63 mg15.7%Top 30%High
Phosphorus45 mg4.5%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium309 mg8.8%Mid 40%Average
Sodium109 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.24 mg1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.04 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.76 mg38%Top 30%High
Selenium0.6 mcg0.86%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate5.1 g1.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber4.5 g18%Top 10%Very High
Starch0 g
Sugars0.2 g
Sucrose70 mg
Glucose70 mg
Fructose70 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein1.2 g2.4%Bottom 30%Low

Fat Analysis

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water92.6 g
Ash1 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 25 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 109 mg 4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 5.1 g 1.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.5 g18%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 1.2 g 2.4%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 1.2%

Calcium 5.4% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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