Sausage and Black Bean Chili Recipe

Sausage and Black Bean Chili has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 71g 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 49.6 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.

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

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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 9 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 very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Sausage and Black Bean Chili has been given a composite ranking of 73, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat60%
 Calories from Carbs23%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.45 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C9.1 mg15.1%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0.3 mg19.8%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.15 mg8.7%Top 30%High
Niacin1.8 mg8.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.15 mg7.4%Top 30%High
Folate43.7 mcg10.9%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.3 mcg5%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.3 mg3%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium24.8 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.3 mg7.4%Top 30%High
Magnesium29.3 mg7.3%Top 30%High
Phosphorus97.5 mg9.7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.3 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium331.9 mg13.8%Top 30%High
Zinc1 mg6.9%Top 30%High
Copper0.15 mg7.4%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.15 mg7.4%Top 30%High
Selenium8.9 mcg12.7%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate10.5 g3.5%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.8 g11.3%Top 30%High
Sugars3.6 g
Glucose1.2 mg
Fructose1.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein7.4 g14.7%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.4 mg
Methionine0.1 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.3 mg
Tyrosine0.1 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.4 mg
Histidine0.1 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.7 mg
Glutamic Acid1.3 mg
Glycine0.4 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.3 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat12.1 g18.7%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat4 g20.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat5.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 1201 Calories from Fat 735

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 81.7 g 125.7%

Saturated Fat 27 g 135%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 171.7 mg 57.2%

Sodium 2233.7 mg 93.1%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g 23.7%

Dietary Fiber 19 g76%

Sugars 24.3 g

Protein 49.6 g 99.2%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 101.7%

Calcium 16.7% Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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