Eclectic Potato Salad Recipe

Eclectic Potato Salad has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 30.1g 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. With 4 gms of protein, it is average 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 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 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 has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a 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.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Eclectic Potato Salad has been given a composite ranking of 94, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat48%
 Calories from Carbs46%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A176.8 IU3.5%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C20.2 mg33.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.2 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate29.8 mcg7.4%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.6 mg6%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium24.4 mg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.2 mg6.6%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium28 mg7%Top 30%High
Phosphorus73.8 mg7.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium541.7 mg15.5%Top 10%Very High
Sodium15.7 mg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.6 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium1.2 mcg1.7%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate17.9 g6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.4 g9.5%Top 30%High
Sugars1.7 g
Glucose0.6 mg
Fructose0.6 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.4 g4.8%Bottom 30%Low
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 Acid0.6 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.5 g13%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.3 g6.3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.8 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 262 Calories from Fat 127

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14.2 g 21.8%

Saturated Fat 2.1 g 10.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 26.4 mg 1.1%

Total Carbohydrates 30.1 g 10%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 4 g 8%

Vitamin A 5.9% Vitamin C 56.7%

Calcium 4.1% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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