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Blue Corn Tortilla Soup Recipe

Blue Corn Tortilla Soup has a very high-calorie, high-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Niacin.

The food contains 59.4g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high 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. With 13.7 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 very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and average PUFA.

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.

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a 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 an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Mexican cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Blue Corn Tortilla Soup has been given a composite ranking of 55, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein9%
 Calories from Fat54%
 Calories from Carbs37%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A0.38 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol63.6 mcg
Vitamin C12.3 mg20.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin D4.7 IU1.2%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.95 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate8.7 mcg2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.19 mg1.9%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium30.5 mg3%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.57 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium17.2 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus84.7 mg8.5%Mid 40%Average
Potassium131.3 mg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Sodium165.5 mg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.38 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.19 mg9.5%Top 30%High
Selenium1.3 mcg1.9%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate11.3 g3.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.7 g7%Top 30%High
Starch0 g
Sugars0.9 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0.2 mg
Fructose0.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein2.6 g5.2%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.2 mg
Glutamic Acid0.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.2 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat7.3 g11.2%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat4.1 g20.7%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water79.7 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 621 Calories from Fat 347

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 38.5 g 59.2%

Saturated Fat 21.9 g 109.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 112 mg 37.3%

Sodium 873.6 mg 36.4%

Total Carbohydrates 59.4 g 19.8%

Dietary Fiber 9.2 g36.8%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 13.7 g 27.4%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 108.3%

Calcium 16.1% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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