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Almond Spinach Salad Recipe

Almond Spinach Salad has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A.

The food contains 44g 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 sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 9 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Almond Spinach Salad has been given a composite ranking of 68, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat63%
 Calories from Carbs31%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Low in Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A2500 IU50%
Vitamin C12 mg20%

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium100 mg10%
Iron2.7 mg15%
Potassium290 mg8.3%
Sodium130 mg5.4%

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate44 g14.7%
Dietary Fiber3 g12%
Sugars37 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein9 g18%

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat40 g61.5%
Saturated Fat9 g45%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 560 Calories from Fat 360

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 40 g 61.5%

Saturated Fat 9 g 45%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15 mg 5%

Sodium 130 mg 5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g 14.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 37 g

Protein 9 g 18%

Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 20%

Calcium 10% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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