Creole Pecan Dip Recipe

Creole Pecan Dip has a high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content.

The food contains 4.8g 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 11.3 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 average MUFA and average PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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 average 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 an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Creole cuisine. 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 6, for Creole Pecan Dip, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein10%
 Calories from Fat86%
 Calories from Carbs4%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1092 IU21.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol282.8 mcg
Vitamin C1.1 mg1.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D26.4 IU6.6%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.1 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate18.4 mcg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.1 mg11.5%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium182.8 mg18.3%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.1 mg6.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium32.2 mg8%Top 30%High
Phosphorus209.2 mg20.9%Top 10%Very High
Potassium243.7 mg7%Top 30%High
Sodium617.6 mg25.7%Top 10%Very High
Zinc1.1 mg7.7%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese1.1 mg57.5%Top 10%Very High
Selenium6.9 mcg9.9%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.5 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.5 g6%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0.8 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein13 g26%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine1.1 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine1.1 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid1.1 mg
Glutamic Acid2.3 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat50.9 g78.3%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat23 g114.9%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat14.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 454 Calories from Fat 398

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 44.3 g 68.2%

Saturated Fat 20 g 100%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 92 mg 30.7%

Sodium 537.3 mg 22.4%

Total Carbohydrates 4.8 g 1.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 11.3 g 22.6%

Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 15.9% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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