Citrus Parmesan Dressing Recipe

Citrus Parmesan Dressing has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 5.4g 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 1.7 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's high MUFA and low PUFA. It is also ranked in the top 10 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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 62, for Citrus Parmesan Dressing, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein3%
 Calories from Fat88%
 Calories from Carbs9%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A227.6 IU4.6%Top 30%High
Retinol12.1 mcg
Vitamin C39.7 mg66.1%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D1.7 IU0.4%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate19 mcg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium103.4 mg10.3%Top 30%High
Iron0 mg
Magnesium10.3 mg2.6%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus56.9 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium127.6 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium143.4 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium1.7 mcg2.5%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9.3 g3.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.4 g9.7%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.9 g5.9%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 Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat39 g59.9%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat6 g30.2%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat27.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3.4 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 227 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 22.6 g 34.8%

Saturated Fat 3.5 g 17.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 2.9 mg 1%

Sodium 83.2 mg 3.5%

Total Carbohydrates 5.4 g 1.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.6%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 1.7 g 3.4%

Vitamin A 2.6% Vitamin C 38.3%

Calcium 6% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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