Colorfull fresh salad Recipe

Colorfull fresh salad has a very high-calorie, high-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 56.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and high 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 12.4 gms of protein, it is 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 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 very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable 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 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 82, for Colorfull fresh salad, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat60%
 Calories from Carbs33%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A4.7 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol11.6 mcg
Vitamin C6.8 mg11.4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D6 IU1.5%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.58 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.15 mg7.3%Top 30%High
Folate15.3 mcg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.29 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium21 mg2.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.44 mg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium10 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus38 mg3.8%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium0.15 mg0%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium177.2 mg7.4%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.29 mg1.9%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.15 mg7.3%Mid 40%Average
Selenium2.3 mcg3.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate8.2 g2.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.8 g7.4%Top 30%High
Sugars5 g
Glucose1.3 mg
Fructose2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.8 g3.6%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.1 mg
Isoleucine0.1 mg
Leucine0.1 mg
Lysine0.1 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.1 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.1 mg
Arginine0.1 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.1 mg
Aspartic Acid0.3 mg
Glutamic Acid0.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.1 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.8 g10.4%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.1 g5.3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat4.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.9 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 667 Calories from Fat 417

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 46.4 g 71.4%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g 36.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 186 mg 62%

Sodium 1217.4 mg 50.7%

Total Carbohydrates 56.3 g 18.8%

Dietary Fiber 12.7 g50.8%

Sugars 34.3 g

Protein 12.4 g 24.8%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 78.3%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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