Broccoli Cheddar Casserole 2 Recipe

Broccoli Cheddar Casserole 2 has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 14g 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 9.1 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average MUFA and low 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.

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 average 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.

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 48, for Broccoli Cheddar Casserole 2, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat59%
 Calories from Carbs25%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • High in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.56 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol34.5 mcg
Vitamin C27.7 mg46.1%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D7.9 IU2%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.56 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate45.2 mcg11.3%Top 30%High
Folic Acid5.6 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.56 mg5.6%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium98.9 mg9.9%Top 30%High
Iron1.1 mg6.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium14.7 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus99.4 mg9.9%Mid 40%Average
Potassium149.7 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Sodium311 mg13%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.56 mg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium5.6 mcg8.1%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7.9 g2.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.6 g6.6%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.5 g
Glucose0.6 mg
Fructose0.6 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein5.1 g10.3%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0.6 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.6 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.6 mg
Glutamic Acid1.1 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.6 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.4 g13%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat3.1 g15.3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 221 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14.9 g 22.9%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g 27%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 73.5 mg 24.5%

Sodium 550.5 mg 22.9%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g 4.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 9.1 g 18.2%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 81.7%

Calcium 17.5% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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