Chicken and red bean chili Recipe

Chicken and red bean chili has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 14.6g 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 sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 10.2 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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 an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Chicken and red bean chili has been given a composite ranking of 82, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein30%
 Calories from Fat26%
 Calories from Carbs43%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1030 IU20.6%
Vitamin C36.2 mg60.3%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0.52 mg1.7%
Thiamin0.05 mg3.6%
Riboflavin0.09 mg5.2%
Niacin2.4 mg12.1%
Vitamin B60.27 mg13.4%
Folate11.2 mcg2.8%
Vitamin B120.1 mcg1.7%
Pantothenic Acid0.48 mg4.8%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium50 mg5%
Iron2 mg11%
Magnesium15.6 mg3.9%
Phosphorus71 mg7.1%
Potassium176.6 mg5%
Sodium163.9 mg6.8%
Zinc0.69 mg4.6%
Copper0.05 mg2.5%
Manganese0.12 mg5.8%
Selenium4.4 mcg6.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate14.6 g4.9%
Dietary Fiber3.7 g14.8%
Sugars3.4 g

Protein Analysis

Protein10.2 g20.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.9 g6%
Saturated Fat0.6 g3%
Monounsaturated Fat2.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 129 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.9 g 6%

Saturated Fat 0.6 g 3%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 21.6 mg 7.2%

Sodium 163.9 mg 6.8%

Total Carbohydrates 14.6 g 4.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 10.2 g 20.4%

Vitamin A 20.6% Vitamin C 60.3%

Calcium 5% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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