Ensalada De Noche Buena (Christmas Eve Salad) Recipe

Ensalada De Noche Buena (Christmas Eve Salad) has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 39.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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 5.4 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and low 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 an average density of Sodium, it is suitable 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 belongs to Mexican 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 95, for Ensalada De Noche Buena (Christmas Eve Salad), and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat37%
 Calories from Carbs55%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1.9 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C9.4 mg15.6%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.55 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate55.1 mcg13.8%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.28 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium21.8 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.55 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium18.5 mg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus31.4 mg3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium219.6 mg6.3%Top 30%High
Sodium95.2 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.28 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.28 mg13.8%Top 30%High
Selenium0.55 mcg0.79%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate11 g3.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.6%Top 30%High
Sugars7.9 g
Glucose2.2 mg
Fructose2.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.5 g3%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 Acid0.3 mg
Glutamic Acid0.3 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.3 g5%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.44 g2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 267 Calories from Fat 107

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 11.9 g 18.3%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g 8%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 345.5 mg 14.4%

Total Carbohydrates 39.8 g 13.3%

Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.6%

Sugars 28.8 g

Protein 5.4 g 10.8%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 56.7%

Calcium 7.9% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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