spinach-and-ricotta stuffed shells (allyou.com) Recipe

spinach-and-ricotta stuffed shells (allyou. com) has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Vitamin A.

The food contains 23.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 19 gms of protein, it is high 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. 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".

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing spinach-and-ricotta stuffed shells (allyou. com) has been given a composite ranking of 39, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein27%
 Calories from Fat40%
 Calories from Carbs33%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2175 IU43.5%
Vitamin C8.8 mg14.6%
Vitamin D2 IU0.5%
Vitamin E0.18 mg0.6%
Thiamin0.2 mg13.2%
Riboflavin0.23 mg13.4%
Niacin1.1 mg5.6%
Vitamin B60.05 mg2.3%
Folate66.8 mcg16.7%
Vitamin B120.23 mcg3.9%
Pantothenic Acid0.19 mg1.9%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium399 mg39.9%
Iron1.7 mg9.7%
Magnesium21.6 mg5.4%
Phosphorus132 mg13.2%
Potassium110.7 mg3.2%
Sodium678.4 mg28.3%
Zinc0.84 mg5.6%
Copper0.04 mg2.1%
Manganese0.18 mg8.9%
Selenium9.2 mcg13.1%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate23.3 g7.8%
Dietary Fiber2.9 g11.6%
Sugars5.6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein19 g38%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat12.4 g19.1%
Saturated Fat6.9 g34.5%
Monounsaturated Fat1.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 275 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 12.4 g 19.1%

Saturated Fat 6.9 g 34.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 51.1 mg 17%

Sodium 678.4 mg 28.3%

Total Carbohydrates 23.3 g 7.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%

Sugars 5.6 g

Protein 19 g 38%

Vitamin A 43.5% Vitamin C 14.6%

Calcium 39.9% Iron 9.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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