Stovetop Beef and Sweet Potato Stew Recipe

Stovetop Beef and Sweet Potato Stew has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

The food contains 14.3g 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. With 17.8 gms of protein, it is high 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. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.

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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Stovetop Beef and Sweet Potato Stew has been given a composite ranking of 88, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein32%
 Calories from Fat43%
 Calories from Carbs25%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin B12

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2.9 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0.7 mcg
Vitamin C2.1 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D1.1 IU0.3%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.4 mg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.36 mg17.9%Top 10%Very High
Folate8.9 mcg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.71 mcg11.9%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.36 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium17.5 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.71 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium11.4 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus72.9 mg7.3%Mid 40%Average
Potassium217.5 mg6.2%Top 30%High
Sodium92.9 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Zinc1.4 mg9.5%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium6.8 mcg9.7%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.1 g1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.86 g3.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.3 g
Glucose0.4 mg
Fructose0.4 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6.4 g12.7%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.4 mg
Isoleucine0.4 mg
Leucine0.4 mg
Lysine0.7 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.4 mg
Tyrosine0.4 mg
Valine0.4 mg
Arginine0.4 mg
Histidine0.4 mg
Alanine0.4 mg
Aspartic Acid0.7 mg
Glutamic Acid1.1 mg
Glycine0.4 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.4 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.8 g5.9%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.89 g4.5%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 221 Calories from Fat 96

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10.7 g 16.5%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g 12.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 49.2 mg 16.4%

Sodium 260.2 mg 10.8%

Total Carbohydrates 14.3 g 4.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.6%

Sugars 3.7 g

Protein 17.8 g 35.6%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 10%

Calcium 4.9% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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