Pesto Sauce 9 Recipe

Pesto Sauce 9 has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 1.6g 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 sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 1.9 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's high MUFA and average PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 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 belongs to Italian cuisine. 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 41, for Pesto Sauce 9, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein3%
 Calories from Fat95%
 Calories from Carbs2%

Why this is good for you

  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1164 IU23.3%Top 10%Very High
Retinol12 mcg
Vitamin C4 mg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D2 IU0.5%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate18 mcg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium100 mg10%Top 30%High
Iron2 mg11.1%Top 30%High
Magnesium38 mg9.5%Top 30%High
Phosphorus102 mg10.2%Mid 40%Average
Potassium132 mg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Sodium79 mg3.3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese2 mg100%Top 10%Very High
Selenium2 mcg2.9%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.2 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.2 g4.8%Mid 40%Average
Starch0 g
Sugars0.4 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.8 g7.6%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 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat61.2 g94.2%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat8.6 g43%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat42 g
Polyunsaturated Fat8 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water22 g
Ash0 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 283 Calories from Fat 276

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 30.6 g 47.1%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g 21.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 2.2 mg 0.7%

Sodium 39.5 mg 1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 1.6 g 0.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.6 g2.4%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 1.9 g 3.8%

Vitamin A 11.6% Vitamin C 3.3%

Calcium 5% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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