Squiggly Pasta and Chicken Salad/Dessert Recipe

Squiggly Pasta and Chicken Salad/Dessert has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Niacin.

The food contains 37.7g 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. With 9.5 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low MUFA and average PUFA.

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. 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 a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 64, for Squiggly Pasta and Chicken Salad/Dessert, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat28%
 Calories from Carbs58%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Niacin
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A262.1 IU5.2%Top 30%High
Retinol18.2 mcg
Vitamin C7.6 mg12.6%Top 30%High
Vitamin D4.5 IU1.1%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin3.8 mg18.9%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate59.1 mcg14.8%Top 30%High
Folic Acid47 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium28 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.76 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium21.2 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus92.4 mg9.2%Mid 40%Average
Potassium178.8 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Sodium74.2 mg3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.76 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium17.4 mcg24.9%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate28.6 g9.5%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber1.3 g5.2%Mid 40%Average
Sugars10.2 g
Glucose1.5 mg
Fructose1.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0.8 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein7.2 g14.4%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0.8 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0.8 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.8 mg
Glutamic Acid1.5 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.1 g9.3%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.8 g9.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 259 Calories from Fat 72

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 8 g 12.3%

Saturated Fat 2.4 g 12%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 22.2 mg 7.4%

Sodium 98 mg 4.1%

Total Carbohydrates 37.7 g 12.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 13.4 g

Protein 9.5 g 19%

Vitamin A 6.9% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 3.7% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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