Risotto cakes 1 Recipe

Risotto cakes 1 has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 43.1g 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 15.5 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. 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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as an Appetizer.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Risotto cakes 1 has been given a composite ranking of 55, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat35%
 Calories from Carbs48%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Vitamin C
  • High in Calcium
  • High in Iron
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.64 IU0.01%Mid 40%Average
Retinol30.9 mcg
Vitamin C5.8 mg9.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D6.4 IU1.6%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.3 mg6.4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate51.8 mcg12.9%Top 30%High
Folic Acid30.2 mcg
Vitamin B120.32 mcg5.4%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.32 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium67.8 mg6.8%Top 30%High
Iron1.3 mg7.1%Top 30%High
Magnesium16.7 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus80.4 mg8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium152.7 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Sodium124.5 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.64 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.32 mg16.1%Top 30%High
Selenium6.1 mcg8.7%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate13.9 g4.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.84 g3.3%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.3 g
Glucose0.3 mg
Fructose0.3 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein5 g10%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 Acid0.3 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.3 mg
Serine0.3 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.6 g7%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.1 g10.3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0.6 g
Ash1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 378 Calories from Fat 127

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14.2 g 21.8%

Saturated Fat 6.4 g 32%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 102.2 mg 34.1%

Sodium 387.3 mg 16.1%

Total Carbohydrates 43.1 g 14.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 15.5 g 31%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 30%

Calcium 21.1% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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