Puffy Cheese'n Cauliflower, Meatless Meal Recipe

Puffy Cheese'n Cauliflower, Meatless Meal has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 42.1g 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 17.9 gms of protein, it is high 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.

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 gives a good yield of Iron at 4 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. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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 a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 53, for Puffy Cheese'n Cauliflower, Meatless Meal, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat28%
 Calories from Carbs51%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • High in Vitamin D
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A137.3 IU2.7%Mid 40%Average
Retinol40.5 mcg
Vitamin C18.3 mg30.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin D23.8 IU5.9%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.26 mg15.4%Top 10%Very High
Niacin0.78 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.26 mg13.1%Top 30%High
Folate48.8 mcg12.2%Top 30%High
Folic Acid12.5 mcg
Vitamin B120.26 mcg4.4%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.52 mg5.2%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium44.6 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Iron1 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium13.3 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus84.1 mg8.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium194.5 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium120.9 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.52 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.26 mg13.1%Top 30%High
Selenium9.7 mcg13.8%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate11 g3.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.3 g5.2%Mid 40%Average
Sugars2.7 g
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose0.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.7 g9.3%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.3 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.3 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.5 mg
Glutamic Acid0.8 mg
Glycine0.3 mg
Proline0.3 mg
Serine0.3 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.7 g4.1%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.78 g3.9%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 329 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10.2 g 15.7%

Saturated Fat 3 g 15%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 320.3 mg 106.8%

Sodium 463 mg 19.3%

Total Carbohydrates 42.1 g 14%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 10.2 g

Protein 17.9 g 35.8%

Vitamin A 10.5% Vitamin C 116.7%

Calcium 17.1% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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