Carnitas Recipe 2 Recipe

Carnitas Recipe 2 has a very high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content.

The food contains 1.59g 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. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 30.92 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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 belongs to Mexican cuisine.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 15, for Carnitas Recipe 2, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat76%
 Calories from Carbs1%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietAVERAGE
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Mineral Analysis

Potassium235.5 mg6.7%Top 30%High
Sodium483.2 mg20.1%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate0.74 g0.25%Bottom 10%Very Low
Dietary Fiber0.09 g0.37%Bottom 10%Very Low
Sugars0.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein14.4 g28.9%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat21.7 g33.4%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat7 g34.9%Top 30%High
Total Trans Fatty Acids0.2 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 557 Calories from Fat 419

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 46.5 g 71.5%

Saturated Fat 15 g 74.8%

Trans Fat 0.4 g

Cholesterol 159 mg 53%

Sodium 1034 mg 43.1%

Total Carbohydrates 1.59 g 0.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.2 g0.8%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 30.9 g 61.8%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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