Slow Cooker Swiss Steak 3 Recipe

Slow Cooker Swiss Steak 3 has a very high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 66.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high 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 44.3 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.

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 low PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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 gives a good yield of Iron at 7 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. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Swiss cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Slow Cooker Swiss Steak 3 has been given a composite ranking of 68, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein26%
 Calories from Fat36%
 Calories from Carbs39%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1.4 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0.2 mcg
Vitamin C15.2 mg25.4%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin3.7 mg18.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.46 mg23.1%Top 10%Very High
Folate21.5 mcg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.69 mcg11.5%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.46 mg4.6%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium22.9 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.6 mg9%Top 30%High
Magnesium28.9 mg7.2%Top 30%High
Phosphorus140.2 mg14%Top 30%High
Potassium0.46 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium144.9 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc2.1 mg13.9%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.23 mg11.5%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.23 mg11.5%Top 30%High
Selenium12 mcg17.2%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate15.4 g5.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2 g7.9%Top 30%High
Sugars1.4 g
Glucose0.5 mg
Fructose0.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein10.2 g20.5%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.5 mg
Isoleucine0.5 mg
Leucine0.5 mg
Lysine0.9 mg
Methionine0.2 mg
Cystine0.2 mg
Phenylalanine0.5 mg
Tyrosine0.2 mg
Valine0.5 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0.2 mg
Alanine0.7 mg
Aspartic Acid1.2 mg
Glutamic Acid1.6 mg
Glycine0.7 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.5 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.3 g9.7%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.5 g12.4%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 690 Calories from Fat 246

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 27.3 g 42%

Saturated Fat 10.7 g 53.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 111.4 mg 37.1%

Sodium 627.3 mg 26.1%

Total Carbohydrates 66.6 g 22.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.4%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 44.3 g 88.6%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 110%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 38.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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