Niku-Jaga (Flavoured Meat and Potatoes) Recipe

Niku-Jaga (Flavoured Meat and Potatoes) has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.

The food contains 44.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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. With 16.8 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

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 has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a 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.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 75, for Niku-Jaga (Flavoured Meat and Potatoes), and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein26%
 Calories from Fat6%
 Calories from Carbs68%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1.6 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C16.7 mg27.8%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0.4 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.2 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.4 mg19.8%Top 10%Very High
Folate14.7 mcg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.4 mg4%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium12.7 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.79 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium22.2 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus58.3 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium374.6 mg10.7%Top 10%Very High
Sodium315.8 mg13.2%Top 30%High
Zinc0.4 mg2.6%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0.79 mcg1.1%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate17.8 g5.9%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.6%Top 30%High
Starch13.1 g
Sugars3.3 g
Sucrose2.8 mg
Glucose0.4 mg
Fructose0.4 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6.7 g13.3%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 Acid0.4 mg
Glutamic Acid0.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.75 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.24 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0.4 g
Water74.2 g
Ash2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 270 Calories from Fat 17

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.9 g 2.9%

Saturated Fat 0.6 g 3%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 29 mg 9.7%

Sodium 795.7 mg 33.2%

Total Carbohydrates 44.8 g 14.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 8.2 g

Protein 16.8 g 33.6%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 70%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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