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Special Occasion Spinach Salad Recipe

Special Occasion Spinach Salad has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 7.7g 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. With 4.6 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's low 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.

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. 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.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Special Occasion Spinach Salad has been given a composite ranking of 70, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein18%
 Calories from Fat53%
 Calories from Carbs30%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Low in Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A2.1 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol28.9 mcg
Vitamin C37.1 mg61.9%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D6.2 IU1.5%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate61.9 mcg15.5%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium115.5 mg11.5%Top 30%High
Iron1 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium27.8 mg7%Top 30%High
Phosphorus87.6 mg8.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium272.2 mg7.8%Top 30%High
Sodium257.5 mg10.7%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1 mg6.9%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium3.1 mcg4.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate7.9 g2.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.6 g6.6%Mid 40%Average
Sugars5.2 g
Glucose1 mg
Fructose1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein4.7 g9.5%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid1 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat6.3 g9.7%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat3.3 g16.5%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Ash1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 101 Calories from Fat 55

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.1 g 9.4%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g 16%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 13.3 mg 4.4%

Sodium 249.8 mg 10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 7.7 g 2.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 4.6 g 9.2%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 60%

Calcium 11.2% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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