Scotch Pie Recipe

Scotch Pie has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B12 and Niacin.

The food contains 16.1g 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. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 20.3 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 high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Scotch Pie has been given a composite ranking of 39, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat61%
 Calories from Carbs17%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin B12

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A215 IU4.3%
Vitamin C5.8 mg9.6%
Vitamin D2.4 IU0.6%
Vitamin E0.74 mg2.5%
Thiamin0.13 mg8.8%
Riboflavin0.26 mg15.4%
Niacin4.8 mg24%
Vitamin B60.26 mg13.2%
Folate13.2 mcg3.3%
Vitamin B121.9 mcg32.1%
Pantothenic Acid0.7 mg7%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium155 mg15.5%
Iron2.7 mg15.1%
Magnesium28.8 mg7.2%
Phosphorus245 mg24.5%
Potassium446.7 mg12.8%
Sodium512.5 mg21.4%
Zinc3.8 mg25%
Copper0.21 mg10.4%
Manganese0.16 mg7.9%
Selenium15.9 mcg22.7%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate16.1 g5.4%
Dietary Fiber1 g4%
Sugars0.1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein20.3 g40.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat25.3 g38.9%
Saturated Fat11 g55%
Monounsaturated Fat9.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 376 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 25.3 g 38.9%

Saturated Fat 11 g 55%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 76.5 mg 25.5%

Sodium 512.5 mg 21.4%

Total Carbohydrates 16.1 g 5.4%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 20.3 g 40.6%

Vitamin A 4.3% Vitamin C 9.6%

Calcium 15.5% Iron 15.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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