Pimento Cheese Spread II Recipe

Pimento Cheese Spread II has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron and Vitamin A.

The food contains 36g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average 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 33 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 10.8 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 39, for Pimento Cheese Spread II, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat67%
 Calories from Carbs17%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Calcium
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1250 IU25%
Vitamin C6 mg10%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium1000 mg100%
Iron10.8 mg60%
Potassium540 mg15.4%
Sodium2110 mg87.9%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate36 g12%
Dietary Fiber9 g36%
Sugars5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein33 g66%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat63 g96.9%
Saturated Fat27 g135%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 820 Calories from Fat 570

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 63 g 96.9%

Saturated Fat 27 g 135%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 135 mg 45%

Sodium 2110 mg 87.9%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g 12%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 33 g 66%

Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 10%

Calcium 100% Iron 60%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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