Garlic & Herb Salmon Recipe

Garlic & Herb Salmon has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D and Niacin.

The food contains 1.5g 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 sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 26.2 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 high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

It has an average 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. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 40, for Garlic & Herb Salmon, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein39%
 Calories from Fat59%
 Calories from Carbs2%

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 B12

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A670.2 IU13.4%Top 10%Very High
Retinol109.2 mcg
Vitamin C7.1 mg11.8%Top 30%High
Vitamin D406.4 IU101.6%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin7.1 mg35.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.71 mg35.5%Top 10%Very High
Folate9.9 mcg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B123.5 mcg59.1%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.71 mg7.1%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium16.3 mg1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.71 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium27.7 mg6.9%Top 30%High
Phosphorus246.8 mg24.7%Top 10%Very High
Potassium370.2 mg10.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium247.6 mg10.3%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.71 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium29.1 mcg41.5%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate1.06 g0.4%Bottom 10%Very Low
Dietary Fiber0.14 g0.57%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars0.1 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein18.6 g37.2%Top 10%Very High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.7 mg
Isoleucine0.7 mg
Leucine0.7 mg
Lysine1.4 mg
Methionine0.7 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.7 mg
Tyrosine0.7 mg
Valine0.7 mg
Arginine1.4 mg
Histidine0.7 mg
Alanine1.4 mg
Aspartic Acid2.1 mg
Glutamic Acid2.8 mg
Glycine1.4 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.7 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat12.5 g19.2%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat6.4 g31.9%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat3.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 273 Calories from Fat 159

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 17.6 g 27.1%

Saturated Fat 9 g 45%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 102.2 mg 34.1%

Sodium 349.1 mg 14.5%

Total Carbohydrates 1.5 g 0.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.2 g0.8%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 26.2 g 52.4%

Vitamin A 18.9% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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