Spanish Tortilla 8 Recipe

Spanish Tortilla 8 has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 14.9g 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. With 5.8 gms of protein, it is average 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 an average 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.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 52, for Spanish Tortilla 8, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat57%
 Calories from Carbs31%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin C

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A129.8 IU2.6%Mid 40%Average
Retinol37.6 mcg
Vitamin C11.3 mg18.9%Top 30%High
Vitamin D23.4 IU5.9%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.71 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate22 mcg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.71 mg7.1%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium23.4 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.71 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium17.7 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus90.1 mg9%Mid 40%Average
Potassium300.7 mg8.6%Top 30%High
Sodium139.9 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.71 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium9.2 mcg13.2%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate10.6 g3.5%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.3 g5.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1 g
Glucose0.7 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.1 g8.2%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0.7 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.7 mg
Glutamic Acid0.7 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.8 g13.5%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.6 g8.2%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat7.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 193 Calories from Fat 111

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 12.4 g 19.1%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g 11.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 141 mg 47%

Sodium 197.2 mg 8.2%

Total Carbohydrates 14.9 g 5%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 1.4 g

Protein 5.8 g 11.6%

Vitamin A 3.7% Vitamin C 26.7%

Calcium 3.3% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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