Spiced Lentils and Rice in Rice Cooker Recipe

Spiced Lentils and Rice in Rice Cooker has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Folate.

The food contains 43.9g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 7.6 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 low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

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 83, for Spiced Lentils and Rice in Rice Cooker, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat5%
 Calories from Carbs81%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1980 IU39.6%
Vitamin C1.1 mg1.9%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0.24 mg0.8%
Thiamin0.09 mg6.1%
Riboflavin0.04 mg2.4%
Niacin0.6 mg3%
Vitamin B60.11 mg5.3%
Folate91.2 mcg22.8%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.34 mg3.4%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium13 mg1.3%
Iron1.7 mg9.4%
Magnesium18.8 mg4.7%
Phosphorus93 mg9.3%
Potassium209.7 mg6%
Sodium7.7 mg0.3%
Zinc0.65 mg4.3%
Copper0.13 mg6.3%
Manganese0.26 mg13.1%
Selenium1.5 mcg2.1%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate43.9 g14.6%
Dietary Fiber4.3 g17.2%
Sugars0.4 g

Protein Analysis

Protein7.6 g15.2%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.3 g2%
Saturated Fat0.2 g1%
Monounsaturated Fat0.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 221 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.3 g 2%

Saturated Fat 0.2 g 1%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 7.7 mg 0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 43.9 g 14.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.3 g17.2%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 7.6 g 15.2%

Vitamin A 39.6% Vitamin C 1.9%

Calcium 1.3% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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