Beef Brain, Variety Meats and By-products

Beef, Variety Meats and By-Products, Brain, Raw has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B12 and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 1.05g 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. With 10.86 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and average in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is very high.

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Beef, Variety Meats and By-Products, Brain, Raw has been given a composite ranking of 42, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein31%
 Calories from Fat66%
 Calories from Carbs3%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B12

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A147 IU2.9%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent7 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene88 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C10.7 mg17.8%Top 30%High
Vitamin E0.99 mg3.3%Top 30%High
Beta Tocopherol0 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0.1 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K0 mcg
Thiamin0.09 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.2 mg11.7%Mid 40%Average
Niacin3.6 mg17.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.23 mg11.3%Mid 40%Average
Folate3 mcg0.8%Mid 40%Average
Food Folate3 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents3 mcg
Vitamin B129.5 mcg158.5%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid2 mg20.1%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium43 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron2.5 mg14.2%Top 30%High
Magnesium13 mg3.3%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus362.1 mg36.2%Top 10%Very High
Potassium274 mg7.8%Mid 40%Average
Sodium126 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1 mg6.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.29 mg14.4%Top 30%High
Manganese0.03 mg1.3%Mid 40%Average
Selenium21.3 mcg30.4%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate1.05 g0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein10.9 g21.7%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10.3 g15.8%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.3 g11.5%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.6 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0.6 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids1224.8 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids41 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water76.3 g
Ash1.5 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 143 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10.3 g 15.8%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g 11.5%

Trans Fat 0.6 g

Cholesterol 3010 mg 1003.3%

Sodium 126 mg 5.2%

Total Carbohydrates 1.05 g 0.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 10.9 g 21.7%

Vitamin A 2.9% Vitamin C 17.8%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 14.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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