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Kittencal's Best Nanaimo Bars (No Bake) Recipe

Kittencal's Best Nanaimo Bars (No Bake) has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 31.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high 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 high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 4.2 gms of protein, it is average 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. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable 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.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 1, for Kittencal's Best Nanaimo Bars (No Bake), and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat63%
 Calories from Carbs32%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A661.6 IU13.2%Top 10%Very High
Retinol178.1 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D19.2 IU4.8%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.4 mg6.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate16.4 mcg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid4.1 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium47.9 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron4.1 mg22.8%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium76.7 mg19.2%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus134.2 mg13.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium239.7 mg6.8%Top 30%High
Sodium267.7 mg11.2%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.4 mg9.1%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese1.4 mg68.5%Top 10%Very High
Selenium5.5 mcg7.8%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate43.3 g14.4%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber5.1 g20.3%Top 10%Very High
Sugars29.2 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein5.8 g11.5%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid1.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat37.5 g57.7%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat22.2 g111%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat11 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine12.3 mg
Theobromine193.2 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 366 Calories from Fat 246

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 27.4 g 42.2%

Saturated Fat 16.2 g 81%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 50.6 mg 16.9%

Sodium 195.4 mg 8.1%

Total Carbohydrates 31.6 g 10.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 21.3 g

Protein 4.2 g 8.4%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.5% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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