Italian Pepper Steak Stir Fry Recipe

Italian Pepper Steak Stir Fry has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 72.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high in complex carbs and average 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 25.5 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.

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 average 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.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5 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 a low 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.

It belongs to Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Italian Pepper Steak Stir Fry has been given a composite ranking of 88, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat27%
 Calories from Carbs54%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A141.1 IU2.8%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C13.6 mg22.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0.35 IU0.09%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.17 mg11.5%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.9 mg9.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.17 mg8.6%Top 30%High
Folate25.7 mcg6.4%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid18 mcg
Vitamin B120.17 mcg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Pantothenic Acid0.35 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium10 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.86 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium12.3 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus58.7 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Potassium145.4 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium9.8 mg0.4%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.86 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.17 mg8.6%Top 30%High
Selenium7.3 mcg10.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate12.5 g4.2%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.62 g2.5%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1 g
Glucose0.5 mg
Fructose0.3 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.4 g8.8%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.2 mg
Isoleucine0.2 mg
Leucine0.2 mg
Lysine0.3 mg
Methionine0.2 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.2 mg
Tyrosine0.2 mg
Valine0.2 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0.2 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.3 mg
Glutamic Acid0.7 mg
Glycine0.2 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.2 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.8 g4.3%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.74 g3.7%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0.2 g
Ash0.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 541 Calories from Fat 144

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 16 g 24.6%

Saturated Fat 4.3 g 21.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 51.8 mg 17.3%

Sodium 56.8 mg 2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 72.3 g 24.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.4%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 25.5 g 51%

Vitamin A 16.3% Vitamin C 131.7%

Calcium 5.8% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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