Golden Glow Casserole Recipe

Golden Glow Casserole has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium.

The food contains 13.8g 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 16.3 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 high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

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.

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 49, for Golden Glow Casserole, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat60%
 Calories from Carbs18%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A256.6 IU5.1%Top 30%High
Retinol62.2 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D5.6 IU1.4%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.4 mg2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate6.4 mcg1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.4 mcg6.6%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium179.7 mg18%Top 10%Very High
Iron0.4 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium16.3 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus141.8 mg14.2%Top 30%High
Potassium58.6 mg1.7%Mid 40%Average
Sodium265.3 mg11.1%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.8 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium4.4 mcg6.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.5 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.44 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars0.1 g
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6.5 g13%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.4 mg
Isoleucine0.4 mg
Leucine0.4 mg
Lysine0.4 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.4 mg
Tyrosine0.4 mg
Valine0.4 mg
Arginine0.4 mg
Histidine0.4 mg
Alanine0.4 mg
Aspartic Acid0.4 mg
Glutamic Acid1.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.8 mg
Serine0.4 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.1 g12.5%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat5.1 g25.3%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat2.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 303 Calories from Fat 184

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 20.4 g 31.4%

Saturated Fat 12.7 g 63.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 63.8 mg 21.3%

Sodium 666 mg 27.8%

Total Carbohydrates 13.8 g 4.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.4%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 16.3 g 32.6%

Vitamin A 12.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 45.1% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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