Roast Turkey with Creamy Herbed Gravy Recipe

Roast Turkey with Creamy Herbed Gravy Recipe has a very high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 130 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 12 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 a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 12, for Roast Turkey with Creamy Herbed Gravy Recipe, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein55%
 Calories from Fat41%
 Calories from Carbs3%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A11 IU0.2%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium112 mg11.2%
Iron12 mg66.7%
Potassium2000 mg57.1%
Sodium1000 mg41.7%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate8 g2.7%
Dietary Fiber1 g4%
Sugars1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein130 g260%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat43 g66.2%
Saturated Fat17 g85%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 978 Calories from Fat 383

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 43 g 66.2%

Saturated Fat 17 g 85%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 580 mg 193.3%

Sodium 1000 mg 41.7%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g 2.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 130 g 260%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 11.2% Iron 66.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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