Sesame Tuna Burgers with Fried Shoestring Zucchini Recipe

Sesame Tuna Burgers with Fried Shoestring Zucchini has a very high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Iron.

The food contains 14g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. Its average sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 35 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 high in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 7 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.

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 64, for Sesame Tuna Burgers with Fried Shoestring Zucchini, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein5%
 Calories from Fat93%
 Calories from Carbs2%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Calcium
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A34 IU0.7%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium391 mg39.1%
Iron7 mg38.9%
Potassium949 mg27.1%
Sodium293 mg12.2%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate14 g4.7%
Dietary Fiber6 g24%
Sugars6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein35 g70%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat270 g415.4%
Saturated Fat22 g110%
Total Trans Fatty Acids7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 2581 Calories from Fat 2429

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 270 g 415.4%

Saturated Fat 22 g 110%

Trans Fat 7 g

Cholesterol 46 mg 15.3%

Sodium 293 mg 12.2%

Total Carbohydrates 14 g 4.7%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 35 g 70%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 39.1% Iron 38.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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