Penne Frittata With Fresh Basil Recipe

Penne Frittata With Fresh Basil has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 16.2g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 9.1 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. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Penne Frittata With Fresh Basil has been given a composite ranking of 15, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat39%
 Calories from Carbs39%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietHIGH

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A477.3 IU9.5%Top 10%Very High
Retinol110.6 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D50 IU12.5%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.5 mg7.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate97 mcg24.2%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid66.7 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.5 mg15.2%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium136.4 mg13.6%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.5 mg8.4%Top 30%High
Magnesium27.3 mg6.8%Top 30%High
Phosphorus221.2 mg22.1%Top 10%Very High
Potassium183.3 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium146.2 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.5 mg10.1%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium36.4 mcg51.9%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate24.5 g8.2%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber0.91 g3.6%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.8 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein13.8 g27.6%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine1.5 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine1.5 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid1.5 mg
Glutamic Acid3 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine1.5 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat11.1 g17%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat4.2 g21.2%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat4.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.5 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 170 Calories from Fat 66

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 7.3 g 11.2%

Saturated Fat 2.8 g 14%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 136.5 mg 45.5%

Sodium 96.5 mg 4%

Total Carbohydrates 16.2 g 5.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.6 g2.4%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 9.1 g 18.2%

Vitamin A 6.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 9% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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