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S is for Spinach Recipe

S is for Spinach has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A.

The food contains 3g 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 2 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable 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 81, for S is for Spinach, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat47%
 Calories from Carbs32%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A4000 IU80%
Vitamin C12 mg20%

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium60 mg6%
Iron1.4 mg8%
Potassium260 mg7.4%
Sodium40 mg1.7%

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate3 g1%
Dietary Fiber1 g4%
Sugars1 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein2 g4%

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat2 g3.1%
Saturated Fat1 g5%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 35 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2 g 3.1%

Saturated Fat 1 g 5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 5 mg 1.7%

Sodium 40 mg 1.7%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g 1%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 2 g 4%

Vitamin A 80% Vitamin C 20%

Calcium 6% Iron 8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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