Strange Salad Recipe

Strange Salad has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 40.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and high 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 10.1 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only 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.

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 average 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 an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 82, for Strange Salad, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat59%
 Calories from Carbs33%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.35 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol2.8 mcg
Vitamin C48.4 mg80.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D9.9 IU2.5%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.1 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate36 mcg9%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.35 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium31.1 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.71 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium16.6 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus74.6 mg7.5%Mid 40%Average
Potassium244.5 mg7%Top 30%High
Sodium217.3 mg9.1%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.35 mg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.35 mg17.7%Top 30%High
Selenium4.6 mcg6.6%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate14.3 g4.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.8 g7.2%Top 30%High
Sugars8.7 g
Glucose1.4 mg
Fructose1.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.6 g7.1%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0.4 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0.4 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.4 mg
Aspartic Acid0.4 mg
Glutamic Acid0.7 mg
Glycine0.4 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat11.3 g17.4%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.9 g14.3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat4.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.8 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 473 Calories from Fat 288

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 32 g 49.2%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g 40.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 36.5 mg 12.2%

Sodium 614.9 mg 25.6%

Total Carbohydrates 40.6 g 13.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 24.5 g

Protein 10.1 g 20.2%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 228.3%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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