Origen Quinoa Puffs

Origen - Origen Quinoa Puffs has a high-calorie, very high-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Iron.

The food contains 77.78g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high 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. With 7.41 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 average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 51.85 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 an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Origen - Origen Quinoa Puffs has been given a composite ranking of 69, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat16%
 Calories from Carbs76%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Iron
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0 mg
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium259.3 mg25.9%Top 30%High
Iron51.9 mg288.1%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Potassium581.5 mg16.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium159.3 mg6.6%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate77.8 g25.9%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber7.4 g29.6%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein7.4 g14.8%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

Total Fat7.4 g11.4%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 97 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2 g 3.1%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 43 mg 1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g 7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 2 g 4%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 7% Iron 77.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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