Angels on Horseback Recipe

Angels on Horseback has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Thiamin and Niacin.

The food contains 6.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low 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 low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 12.3 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 11.52 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 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 belongs to English cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Angels on Horseback has been given a composite ranking of 28, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein31%
 Calories from Fat53%
 Calories from Carbs16%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Thiamin
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A200 IU4%
Vitamin C6.6 mg11%
Thiamin0.35 mg23%
Niacin8.4 mg42%
Vitamin B60.16 mg8%
Folate48 mcg12%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium60 mg6%
Iron11.5 mg64%
Magnesium48 mg12%
Potassium231 mg6.6%
Sodium745 mg31%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6.1 g2%
Dietary Fiber0.1 g0.4%
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein12.3 g24.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat9.3 g14.3%
Saturated Fat3.1 g15.5%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 162 Calories from Fat 84

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 9.3 g 14.3%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g 15.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 50 mg 16.7%

Sodium 745 mg 31%

Total Carbohydrates 6.1 g 2%

Dietary Fiber 0.1 g0.4%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 12.3 g 24.6%

Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 11%

Calcium 6% Iron 64%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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