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April's Vegetarian Pad Thai Recipe

April's Vegetarian Pad Thai has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 29.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 average sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 17.9 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable 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 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".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

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. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Thai cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 78, for April's Vegetarian Pad Thai, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat58%
 Calories from Carbs26%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A445 IU8.9%
Vitamin C33.7 mg56.2%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E1.9 mg6.4%
Thiamin0.1 mg6.4%
Riboflavin0.07 mg4.4%
Niacin0.68 mg3.4%
Vitamin B60.17 mg8.4%
Folate46 mcg11.5%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.13 mg1.3%

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium148 mg14.8%
Iron3 mg16.7%
Magnesium90.4 mg22.6%
Phosphorus210 mg21%
Potassium350.4 mg10%
Sodium575.7 mg24%
Zinc1.5 mg10.3%
Copper0.28 mg13.9%
Manganese1.2 mg62.3%
Selenium15.5 mcg22.2%

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate29.6 g9.9%
Dietary Fiber3.2 g12.8%
Sugars6.2 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein17.9 g35.8%

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat28.8 g44.3%
Saturated Fat4.1 g20.5%
Monounsaturated Fat11.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat5.2 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 443 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 28.8 g 44.3%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g 20.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 575.7 mg 24%

Total Carbohydrates 29.6 g 9.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 17.9 g 35.8%

Vitamin A 8.9% Vitamin C 56.2%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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