Yummy Babe Ruth Bars Recipe

Yummy Babe Ruth Bars has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron and Niacin.

The food contains 43.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. Its high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 6 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and average PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good 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 an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Yummy Babe Ruth Bars has been given a composite ranking of 11, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat37%
 Calories from Carbs56%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A242 IU4.8%Top 30%High
Retinol59.4 mcg
Vitamin C2.9 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D18.8 IU4.7%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin7.2 mg36.2%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate101.4 mcg25.4%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid60.9 mcg
Vitamin B121.4 mcg24.2%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium31.9 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron5.8 mg32.2%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium62.3 mg15.6%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus127.5 mg12.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium262.3 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Sodium216.5 mg9%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.4 mg9.7%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium4.3 mcg6.2%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate63.3 g21.1%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber3 g12.2%Top 30%High
Starch10.1 g
Sugars34.9 g
Sucrose18.8 mg
Glucose1.4 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein8.7 g17.4%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine1.4 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid1.4 mg
Glutamic Acid1.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat18.4 g28.3%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat5.1 g25.4%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat8.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water7.2 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine8.7 mg
Theobromine65.2 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 292 Calories from Fat 115

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 12.7 g 19.5%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g 17.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 149.4 mg 6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 43.7 g 14.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 24.1 g

Protein 6 g 12%

Vitamin A 3.3% Vitamin C 3.3%

Calcium 2.2% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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