Spinach and Green Apple Salad Recipe

Spinach and Green Apple Salad has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A.

The food contains 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. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 2 gms of protein, it is low 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. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Spinach and Green Apple Salad has been given a composite ranking of 59, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat67%
 Calories from Carbs27%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2500 IU50%
Vitamin C9 mg15%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium60 mg6%
Iron1.8 mg10%
Potassium250 mg7.1%
Sodium990 mg41.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9 g3%
Dietary Fiber2 g8%
Sugars4 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2 g4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10 g15.4%
Saturated Fat1.5 g7.5%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 130 Calories from Fat 90

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10 g 15.4%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g 7.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 990 mg 41.3%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g 3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 2 g 4%

Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 15%

Calcium 6% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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