Potato Parsnip and Bacon Chowder Recipe

Potato Parsnip and Bacon Chowder has a high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 54.5g 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. With 11.6 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and average 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 a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable 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 is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Potato Parsnip and Bacon Chowder has been given a composite ranking of 87, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat34%
 Calories from Carbs55%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • High in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1.7 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol18.4 mcg
Vitamin C11.8 mg19.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin D11.5 IU2.9%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.2 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.25 mg12.3%Top 30%High
Folate24.6 mcg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid1 mcg
Vitamin B120.25 mcg4.1%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.49 mg4.9%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium52.6 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.74 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium19.4 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus77.6 mg7.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.25 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium123.9 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.49 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.25 mg12.3%Top 30%High
Selenium2 mcg2.8%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate13.4 g4.5%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.1 g8.6%Top 30%High
Sugars2.9 g
Glucose0.2 mg
Fructose0.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.9 g5.7%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 Acid0.2 mg
Glutamic Acid0.5 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.6 g5.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.4 g7.2%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 390 Calories from Fat 133

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14.8 g 22.8%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g 29.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 25.7 mg 8.6%

Sodium 504.1 mg 21%

Total Carbohydrates 54.5 g 18.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.7 g34.8%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 11.6 g 23.2%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 80%

Calcium 21.4% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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