Spanish Tortilla 5 Recipe

Spanish Tortilla 5 has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 22.5g 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. With 14.7 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

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

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 has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average 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 high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Spanish cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Spanish Tortilla 5 has been given a composite ranking of 46, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat42%
 Calories from Carbs35%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.83 IU0.02%Mid 40%Average
Retinol57 mcg
Vitamin C30.6 mg51%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D24 IU6%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.41 mg24.3%Top 10%Very High
Niacin0.83 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.41 mg20.7%Top 10%Very High
Folate36.8 mcg9.2%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.41 mcg6.9%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.83 mg8.3%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium71.5 mg7.1%Top 30%High
Iron1.2 mg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium19.8 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus117.8 mg11.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium283.1 mg8.1%Top 30%High
Sodium133.2 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.83 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium9.9 mcg14.2%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9.3 g3.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.4 g5.5%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.5 g
Glucose0.4 mg
Fructose0.4 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6.1 g12.1%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.4 mg
Isoleucine0.4 mg
Leucine0.4 mg
Lysine0.4 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.4 mg
Tyrosine0.4 mg
Valine0.4 mg
Arginine0.4 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.4 mg
Aspartic Acid0.8 mg
Glutamic Acid0.8 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.4 mg
Serine0.4 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.9 g7.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat2.3 g11.6%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 255 Calories from Fat 107

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 11.9 g 18.3%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g 28%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 301.8 mg 100.6%

Sodium 322.4 mg 13.4%

Total Carbohydrates 22.5 g 7.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 14.7 g 29.4%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 123.3%

Calcium 17.3% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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