Mesquite Turkey & Cheddar Spread Recipe

Mesquite Turkey & Cheddar Spread has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 1.7g 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 8.4 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".

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. 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 35, for Mesquite Turkey & Cheddar Spread, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat75%
 Calories from Carbs4%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A610.7 IU12.2%Top 10%Very High
Retinol110.7 mcg
Vitamin C3.6 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D10.7 IU2.7%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.8 mg8.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate14.3 mcg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium226.8 mg22.7%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.8 mg9.9%Top 30%High
Magnesium32.1 mg8%Top 30%High
Phosphorus251.8 mg25.2%Top 10%Very High
Potassium208.9 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium193.9 mg8.1%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.8 mg11.9%Top 10%Very High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium12.5 mcg17.9%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3 g1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.1 g4.3%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0.5 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein15 g30%Top 10%Very High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine1.8 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid1.8 mg
Glutamic Acid3.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline1.8 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat24.3 g37.4%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat10 g50%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat8.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 161 Calories from Fat 123

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13.6 g 20.9%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g 28%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 34 mg 11.3%

Sodium 108.6 mg 4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 1.7 g 0.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.6 g2.4%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 8.4 g 16.8%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 3.3%

Calcium 12.7% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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