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Kittencal's Spaghetti and Meatball Casserole Recipe

Kittencal's Spaghetti and Meatball Casserole has a very high-calorie, high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 63.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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. With 42.4 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.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average MUFA and average PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

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 very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a 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 32, for Kittencal's Spaghetti and Meatball Casserole, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat42%
 Calories from Carbs35%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietAVERAGE

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A0.33 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol43.5 mcg
Vitamin C0.66 mg1.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D9 IU2.2%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.33 mg22.1%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.33 mg19.5%Top 10%Very High
Niacin3.7 mg18.3%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.33 mg16.6%Top 30%High
Folate62.8 mcg15.7%Top 30%High
Folic Acid48.8 mcg
Vitamin B121 mcg16.6%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.33 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium138.2 mg13.8%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.7 mg9.2%Top 30%High
Magnesium28.2 mg7.1%Top 30%High
Phosphorus168.1 mg16.8%Top 30%High
Potassium230.9 mg6.6%Top 30%High
Sodium605.8 mg25.2%Top 10%Very High
Zinc2 mg13.3%Top 10%Very High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.33 mg16.6%Top 30%High
Selenium8.6 mcg12.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate21.2 g7.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.27 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars6.4 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein14.1 g28.2%Top 10%Very High
Tryptophan0.3 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.7 mg
Leucine0.7 mg
Lysine0.7 mg
Methionine0.3 mg
Cystine0.3 mg
Phenylalanine0.7 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.7 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0.3 mg
Alanine0.7 mg
Aspartic Acid1 mg
Glutamic Acid3 mg
Glycine0.3 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.7 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat11.5 g17.7%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat4.4 g21.8%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat3.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Ash2.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 744 Calories from Fat 312

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 34.7 g 53.4%

Saturated Fat 13.1 g 65.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 162 mg 54%

Sodium 1823.4 mg 76%

Total Carbohydrates 63.7 g 21.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.8 g3.2%

Sugars 19.3 g

Protein 42.4 g 84.8%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 3.3%

Calcium 41.6% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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