The Best Lemon Bar Recipe

The Best Lemon Bar has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 16.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 1.6 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 average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing The Best Lemon Bar has been given a composite ranking of 13, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein5%
 Calories from Fat41%
 Calories from Carbs54%

Why this is good for you

  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A195 IU3.9%
Vitamin C1.8 mg3%
Vitamin D8.8 IU2.2%
Vitamin E0.1 mg0.33%
Thiamin0.04 mg2.6%
Riboflavin0.05 mg3.1%
Niacin0.4 mg2%
Vitamin B60.01 mg0.6%
Folate3.6 mcg0.9%
Vitamin B120.07 mcg1.2%
Pantothenic Acid0.01 mg0.1%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium4 mg0.4%
Iron0.36 mg2%
Magnesium0.4 mg0.1%
Phosphorus15 mg1.5%
Potassium25.6 mg0.7%
Sodium45.4 mg1.9%
Zinc0.09 mg0.6%
Copper0 mg0.1%
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0.14 mcg0.2%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate16.9 g5.6%
Dietary Fiber0.3 g1.2%
Sugars11.2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.6 g3.2%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat5.8 g8.9%
Saturated Fat3.4 g17%
Monounsaturated Fat1.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.3 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 123 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.8 g 8.9%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g 17%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 37.4 mg 12.5%

Sodium 45.4 mg 1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 16.9 g 5.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.3 g1.2%

Sugars 11.2 g

Protein 1.6 g 3.2%

Vitamin A 3.9% Vitamin C 3%

Calcium 0.4% Iron 2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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