Pear-Cranberry Shortcake Recipe

Pear-Cranberry Shortcake has a high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 57.7g 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. With 5.6 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable 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. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Pear-Cranberry Shortcake has been given a composite ranking of 28, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein5%
 Calories from Fat39%
 Calories from Carbs56%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A326.3 IU6.5%Top 30%High
Retinol83.8 mcg
Vitamin C2.2 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D9.5 IU2.4%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.56 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate10.6 mcg2.7%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium84.4 mg8.4%Top 30%High
Iron0.56 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium11.7 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus117.3 mg11.7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium146.4 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium185.4 mg7.7%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.56 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium7.8 mcg11.2%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate32.2 g10.7%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber2.1 g8.5%Top 30%High
Sugars15.4 g
Glucose1.1 mg
Fructose2.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.1 g6.3%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 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10.1 g15.5%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat6.1 g30.4%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat2.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 405 Calories from Fat 162

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 18 g 27.7%

Saturated Fat 10.9 g 54.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 70.9 mg 23.6%

Sodium 331.9 mg 13.8%

Total Carbohydrates 57.7 g 19.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.2%

Sugars 27.6 g

Protein 5.6 g 11.2%

Vitamin A 11.7% Vitamin C 6.7%

Calcium 15.1% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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