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Yummy Coconut Squares Recipe

Yummy Coconut Squares has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 22.9g 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 2 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 average MUFA and low PUFA. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Yummy Coconut Squares has been given a composite ranking of 4, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat48%
 Calories from Carbs48%

Why this is good for you

  • Very low in Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A492.7 IU9.9%Top 10%Very High
Retinol109.8 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D2.4 IU0.6%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate14.6 mcg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid4.9 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium104.9 mg10.5%Top 30%High
Iron2.4 mg13.6%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium48.8 mg12.2%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus143.9 mg14.4%Top 30%High
Potassium270.7 mg7.7%Top 30%High
Sodium294.1 mg12.3%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium9.8 mcg13.9%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate55.9 g18.6%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber2.4 g9.8%Top 30%High
Sugars45.4 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein4.9 g9.8%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat24.6 g37.9%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat11 g54.9%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat9.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Ash2.4 g
Caffeine17.1 mg
Theobromine126.8 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 183 Calories from Fat 91

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10.1 g 15.5%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g 22.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 4.3 mg 1.4%

Sodium 120.6 mg 5%

Total Carbohydrates 22.9 g 7.6%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 18.6 g

Protein 2 g 4%

Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.3% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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