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Black Kale

Black Kale has a low-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 4.88g 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 1.63 gms of protein, it is low 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. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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

Based on the composite nutritive standing Black Kale has been given a composite ranking of 87, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat70%
 Calories from Carbs22%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietAVERAGE
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Vitamin K0 mcg
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium60 mg6%Top 30%High
Iron0 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Potassium188.9 mg5.4%Top 30%High
Sodium18.9 mg0.8%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0 mcg
Fluoride0 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate4.9 g1.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.6 g6.5%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein1.6 g3.3%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat6.8 g10.4%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat0.88 g4.4%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat4.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.8 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids0 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids0 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water0 g
Ash0 g
Caffeine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 65 Calories from Fat 49

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.4 g 8.3%

Saturated Fat 0.7 g 3.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 15.1 mg 0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 3.9 g 1.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 1.3 g 2.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 4.8% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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