Fusilli with Shrimp and Arugula 1 Recipe

Fusilli with Shrimp and Arugula 1 has a high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 56g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high 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 28 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.

On top of that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4 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 an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 49, for Fusilli with Shrimp and Arugula 1, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein24%
 Calories from Fat27%
 Calories from Carbs48%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A5 IU0.1%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium91 mg9.1%
Iron4 mg22.2%
Potassium433 mg12.4%
Sodium145 mg6%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate56 g18.7%
Dietary Fiber2 g8%
Sugars3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein28 g56%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat14 g21.5%
Saturated Fat2 g10%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 494 Calories from Fat 127

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14 g 21.5%

Saturated Fat 2 g 10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 138 mg 46%

Sodium 145 mg 6%

Total Carbohydrates 56 g 18.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 28 g 56%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.1% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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