Ham and Asparagus Spaghetti Recipe

Ham and Asparagus Spaghetti Recipe has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content.

The food contains 99.48g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very 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. With 36.25 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.

Moreover, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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.

It belongs to South African cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Ham and Asparagus Spaghetti Recipe has been given a composite ranking of 17, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat38%
 Calories from Carbs46%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Protein

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Mineral Analysis

Potassium206.6 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Sodium214.8 mg8.9%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate27.3 g9.1%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber1.5 g6%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein9.9 g19.9%Top 30%High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10.1 g15.5%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat4.2 g20.9%Mid 40%Average
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 877 Calories from Fat 325

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 36.8 g 56.7%

Saturated Fat 15.2 g 76.2%

Trans Fat 0.2 g

Cholesterol 373 mg 124.3%

Sodium 784 mg 32.7%

Total Carbohydrates 99.5 g 33.2%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 36.3 g 72.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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