Shakuti Recipe

Shakuti has a very high-calorie, high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 53.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and very 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 67.3 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. It's high MUFA and average PUFA.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5 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. It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

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 25, for Shakuti, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat59%
 Calories from Carbs18%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.27 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol59.2 mcg
Vitamin C3.2 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D11.1 IU2.8%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.27 mg15.9%Top 10%Very High
Niacin6.8 mg33.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.27 mg13.5%Top 30%High
Folate12.7 mcg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.27 mcg4.5%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.81 mg8.1%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium24.3 mg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.4 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Magnesium28.9 mg7.2%Top 30%High
Phosphorus155.7 mg15.6%Top 30%High
Potassium0.27 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium109.6 mg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.4 mg9%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.27 mg13.5%Top 30%High
Selenium15.1 mcg21.6%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate14.5 g4.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.84 g3.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars11.9 g
Glucose0.3 mg
Fructose0.3 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein18.2 g36.4%Top 10%Very High
Tryptophan0.3 mg
Threonine0.8 mg
Isoleucine0.8 mg
Leucine0.8 mg
Lysine1.4 mg
Methionine0.5 mg
Cystine0.3 mg
Phenylalanine0.8 mg
Tyrosine0.5 mg
Valine0.8 mg
Arginine1.1 mg
Histidine0.5 mg
Alanine1.1 mg
Aspartic Acid1.6 mg
Glutamic Acid2.7 mg
Glycine1.1 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.5 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat20.5 g31.6%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat9.1 g45.7%Top 30%High
Monounsaturated Fat6.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat3.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 1171 Calories from Fat 684

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 76 g 116.9%

Saturated Fat 33.8 g 169%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 281.5 mg 93.8%

Sodium 405.5 mg 16.9%

Total Carbohydrates 53.6 g 17.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 44 g

Protein 67.3 g 134.6%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 20%

Calcium 9% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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