My Favorite Beet Salad Recipe

My Favorite Beet Salad has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 14g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 5 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is high 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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 70, for My Favorite Beet Salad, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat77%
 Calories from Carbs17%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • High in Vitamin C
  • Low in Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2250 IU45%
Vitamin C15 mg25%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium100 mg10%
Iron2.7 mg15%
Potassium550 mg15.7%
Sodium700 mg29.2%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate14 g4.7%
Dietary Fiber5 g20%
Sugars7 g

Protein Analysis

Protein5 g10%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat29 g44.6%
Saturated Fat6 g30%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 330 Calories from Fat 260

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 29 g 44.6%

Saturated Fat 6 g 30%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 15 mg 5%

Sodium 700 mg 29.2%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g 4.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 5 g 10%

Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 25%

Calcium 10% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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