Chicken and Balsamic Peppers Recipe

Chicken and Balsamic Peppers has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 12.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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 41.4 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 average fat content makes it suitable 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 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 very high 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 86, for Chicken and Balsamic Peppers, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein55%
 Calories from Fat28%
 Calories from Carbs17%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A130.9 IU2.6%Mid 40%Average
Retinol3.9 mcg
Vitamin C26.5 mg44.2%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D2.3 IU0.6%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin4.9 mg24.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.52 mg25.8%Top 10%Very High
Folate7.5 mcg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.77 mg7.7%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium16.8 mg1.7%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.52 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium17.8 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus107.2 mg10.7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.26 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium67.8 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.26 mg1.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium14.2 mcg20.3%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.3 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.72 g2.9%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.4 g
Glucose1 mg
Fructose0.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein10.7 g21.3%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.5 mg
Isoleucine0.5 mg
Leucine0.5 mg
Lysine1 mg
Methionine0.3 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.5 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.5 mg
Arginine0.8 mg
Histidine0.3 mg
Alanine0.5 mg
Aspartic Acid1 mg
Glutamic Acid1.5 mg
Glycine0.5 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.3 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.4 g3.6%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.41 g2.1%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 303 Calories from Fat 83

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 9.2 g 14.2%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g 8%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 98.6 mg 32.9%

Sodium 263.2 mg 11%

Total Carbohydrates 12.8 g 4.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.2%

Sugars 5.4 g

Protein 41.4 g 82.8%

Vitamin A 10.2% Vitamin C 171.7%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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