Cajun Gingerbread Recipe

Cajun Gingerbread has a high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 50.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and high 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 high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 4.7 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and average PUFA. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable 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 a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Cajun cuisine.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 13, for Cajun Gingerbread, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein5%
 Calories from Fat44%
 Calories from Carbs51%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A477.6 IU9.6%Top 10%Very High
Retinol128.2 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D17.6 IU4.4%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.2 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate15.3 mcg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.2 mg11.8%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium91.8 mg9.2%Top 30%High
Iron2.4 mg13.1%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium84.7 mg21.2%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus95.3 mg9.5%Mid 40%Average
Potassium487.1 mg13.9%Top 10%Very High
Sodium302.6 mg12.6%Top 30%High
Zinc1.2 mg7.8%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese1.2 mg58.8%Top 10%Very High
Selenium18.8 mcg26.9%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate59.8 g19.9%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber2.1 g8.5%Top 30%High
Sugars29.9 g
Glucose3.5 mg
Fructose3.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein5.5 g11.1%Mid 40%Average
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 mg
Glutamic Acid1.2 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat22.6 g34.8%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat9.5 g47.6%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat8.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 387 Calories from Fat 173

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 19.2 g 29.5%

Saturated Fat 8.1 g 40.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 65.7 mg 21.9%

Sodium 257.2 mg 10.7%

Total Carbohydrates 50.8 g 16.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7.2%

Sugars 25.4 g

Protein 4.7 g 9.4%

Vitamin A 8.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.8% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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