Shrimp Mosca Recipe

Shrimp Mosca has a very high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 4.2g 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 95.4 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.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's high MUFA and average PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

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. 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Shrimp Mosca has been given a composite ranking of 29, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein55%
 Calories from Fat43%
 Calories from Carbs2%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Calcium
  • Very high in Vitamin B12
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

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

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A164.7 IU3.3%Mid 40%Average
Retinol48 mcg
Vitamin C0.59 mg0.98%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D1.8 IU0.4%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.6 mg7.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.2 mg9.8%Top 30%High
Folate17.3 mcg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.98 mcg16.3%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.2 mg2%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium53.5 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.39 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium20.8 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus0.2 mg0.02%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium113.5 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium427.6 mg17.8%Top 30%High
Zinc0.98 mg6.5%Top 30%High
Copper0.2 mg9.8%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0 mg
Selenium26.7 mcg38.1%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate0.82 g0.27%Bottom 10%Very Low
Dietary Fiber0.12 g0.47%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars0 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein18.7 g37.4%Top 10%Very High
Tryptophan0.2 mg
Threonine0.4 mg
Isoleucine0.6 mg
Leucine0.6 mg
Lysine1.2 mg
Methionine0.4 mg
Cystine0.2 mg
Phenylalanine0.6 mg
Tyrosine0.4 mg
Valine0.6 mg
Arginine1.2 mg
Histidine0.2 mg
Alanine0.8 mg
Aspartic Acid1.4 mg
Glutamic Acid2.2 mg
Glycine0.8 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.6 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.5 g10%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1 g5.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat4.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.8 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0.2 g
Ash2.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 728 Calories from Fat 300

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 33.3 g 51.2%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g 26%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 883.4 mg 294.5%

Sodium 2180.9 mg 90.9%

Total Carbohydrates 4.2 g 1.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.6 g2.4%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 95.4 g 190.8%

Vitamin A 16.8% Vitamin C 5%

Calcium 27.3% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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