Sesame Encrusted Seared Tuna Recipe

Sesame Encrusted Seared Tuna has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 44g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 7 gms of protein, it is average 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. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4 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 high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 74, for Sesame Encrusted Seared Tuna, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat58%
 Calories from Carbs36%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A6 IU0.1%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium86 mg8.6%
Iron4 mg22.2%
Potassium257 mg7.3%
Sodium729 mg30.4%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate44 g14.7%
Dietary Fiber4 g16%
Sugars2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein7 g14%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat31 g47.7%
Saturated Fat4 g20%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 475 Calories from Fat 280

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 31 g 47.7%

Saturated Fat 4 g 20%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 729 mg 30.4%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g 14.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 7 g 14%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 8.6% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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