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Mint Chocolate Clif Bar

Mint Chocolate Clif Bar has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Thiamin.

The food contains 43g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 10 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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 4.5 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. 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 high 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 90, for Mint Chocolate Clif Bar, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat18%
 Calories from Carbs67%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin E
  • High in Vitamin K
  • High in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A1500 IU30%
Vitamin C60 mg100%
Vitamin E20 mg66.7%
Vitamin K20 mcg25%
Thiamin0.38 mg25.3%
Riboflavin0.26 mg15.3%
Niacin3 mg15%
Vitamin B60.4 mg20%
Folic Acid80 mcg
Vitamin B120.96 mcg16%
Pantothenic Acid2 mg20%

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium250 mg25%
Iron4.5 mg25%
Magnesium100 mg25%
Phosphorus200 mg20%
Potassium240 mg6.9%
Sodium140 mg5.8%
Zinc3 mg20%
Copper0 mg
Selenium14 mcg20%

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate43 g14.3%
Dietary Fiber5 g20%
Sugars17 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein10 g20%

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat5 g7.7%
Saturated Fat1.5 g7.5%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 250 Calories from Fat 50

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5 g 7.7%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g 7.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 140 mg 5.8%

Total Carbohydrates 43 g 14.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 10 g 20%

Vitamin A 30% Vitamin C 100%

Calcium 25% Iron 25%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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