Creamy Tuna Risotto Recipe

Creamy Tuna Risotto has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 118.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high 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 93.2 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.

Not only that, the very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. 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 9 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. It has a very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also very high 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.

It belongs to Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Creamy Tuna Risotto has been given a composite ranking of 34, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat52%
 Calories from Carbs27%

Why this is good for you

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

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 A1.4 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0.3 mcg
Vitamin C13.5 mg22.4%Top 30%High
Vitamin D82.2 IU20.5%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.14 mg9.4%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.28 mg16.7%Top 10%Very High
Niacin4.2 mg21.2%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.28 mg14.2%Top 30%High
Folate40.2 mcg10.1%Top 30%High
Folic Acid22.5 mcg
Vitamin B123.4 mcg56.7%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.71 mg7.1%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium107.4 mg10.7%Top 30%High
Iron1.3 mg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium32.9 mg8.2%Top 30%High
Phosphorus0.14 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium0.14 mg0%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium196.9 mg8.2%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.99 mg6.6%Top 30%High
Copper0.14 mg7.1%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.28 mg14.2%Top 30%High
Selenium16.7 mcg23.9%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate16.7 g5.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.96 g3.9%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.6 g
Glucose0.3 mg
Fructose0.3 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein13.2 g26.4%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0.1 mg
Threonine0.6 mg
Isoleucine0.6 mg
Leucine0.6 mg
Lysine1 mg
Methionine0.3 mg
Cystine0.1 mg
Phenylalanine0.6 mg
Tyrosine0.4 mg
Valine0.7 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0.3 mg
Alanine0.7 mg
Aspartic Acid1.1 mg
Glutamic Acid2.1 mg
Glycine0.6 mg
Proline0.7 mg
Serine0.6 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat14.6 g22.5%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat8.4 g41.8%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat4.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 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 1782 Calories from Fat 930

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 103.4 g 159.1%

Saturated Fat 59 g 295%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 394.9 mg 131.6%

Sodium 1390.3 mg 57.9%

Total Carbohydrates 118.1 g 39.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27.2%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 93.2 g 186.4%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 158.3%

Calcium 75.8% Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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