Clam Chowder-New England Style Recipe

Clam Chowder-New England Style has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C and Niacin.

The food contains 48.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 38 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.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's high MUFA and average PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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 gives a good yield of Iron at 5 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. 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. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to English cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Clam Chowder-New England Style has been given a composite ranking of 56, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat57%
 Calories from Carbs24%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Iron
  • Very high in Vitamin B12

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.22 IU0%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol96.2 mcg
Vitamin C8.8 mg14.6%Top 30%High
Vitamin D12.1 IU3%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.1 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.22 mg11.2%Top 30%High
Folate15.5 mcg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid2.7 mcg
Vitamin B124.9 mcg82.4%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.22 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium43.1 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.1 mg6.2%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium22 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus150.8 mg15.1%Top 30%High
Potassium0.22 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium144.7 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.67 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.22 mg11.2%Top 30%High
Selenium16.9 mcg24.1%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate10.9 g3.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.1 g4.2%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0.7 g
Glucose0.2 mg
Fructose0.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein8.5 g17.1%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0.2 mg
Threonine0.4 mg
Isoleucine0.4 mg
Leucine0.4 mg
Lysine0.7 mg
Methionine0.2 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.4 mg
Tyrosine0.4 mg
Valine0.4 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0.2 mg
Alanine0.4 mg
Aspartic Acid1.1 mg
Glutamic Acid1.6 mg
Glycine0.4 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.4 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat11.4 g17.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat5.2 g26%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.9 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 805 Calories from Fat 458

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 50.9 g 78.3%

Saturated Fat 23.1 g 115.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 189.2 mg 63.1%

Sodium 644.1 mg 26.8%

Total Carbohydrates 48.3 g 16.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 38 g 76%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 65%

Calcium 19.2% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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