Basic Pasta 2 Recipe

Basic Pasta 2 has a high-calorie, very high-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 74.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high 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 17.8 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 average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's low MUFA and low PUFA.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5 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. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

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

Based on the composite nutritive standing Basic Pasta 2 has been given a composite ranking of 18, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat13%
 Calories from Carbs71%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A180 IU3.6%Mid 40%Average
Retinol53.3 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D27.3 IU6.8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.67 mg44.4%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.67 mg39.2%Top 10%Very High
Niacin4 mg20%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate138 mcg34.5%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid88.7 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.67 mg6.7%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium29.3 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Iron3.3 mg18.5%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium27.3 mg6.8%Top 30%High
Phosphorus147.3 mg14.7%Top 30%High
Potassium144 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Sodium47.7 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.3 mg8.9%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.67 mg33.3%Top 10%Very High
Selenium51.3 mcg73.3%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate49.9 g16.6%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber2.2 g8.8%Top 30%High
Sugars0.3 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein11.9 g23.7%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.7 mg
Isoleucine0.7 mg
Leucine0.7 mg
Lysine0.7 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.7 mg
Tyrosine0.7 mg
Valine0.7 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.7 mg
Aspartic Acid0.7 mg
Glutamic Acid3.3 mg
Glycine0.7 mg
Proline1.3 mg
Serine0.7 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.9 g6.1%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.1 g5.7%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water33.3 g
Ash0.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 436 Calories from Fat 53

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.9 g 9.1%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g 8.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 211.5 mg 70.5%

Sodium 71.5 mg 3%

Total Carbohydrates 74.9 g 25%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 17.8 g 35.6%

Vitamin A 5.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 4.4% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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