Swiss and Bacon Salad Recipe

Swiss and Bacon Salad has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium.

The food contains 13.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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 15.5 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 high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

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.

It belongs to Swiss cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Swiss and Bacon Salad has been given a composite ranking of 41, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat59%
 Calories from Carbs19%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1.7 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol10.8 mcg
Vitamin C2.5 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D0.83 IU0.21%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate42.5 mcg10.6%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.83 mcg13.9%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium292.5 mg29.3%Top 10%Very High
Iron0.83 mg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium21.7 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus255 mg25.5%Top 10%Very High
Potassium216.7 mg6.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium628.8 mg26.2%Top 10%Very High
Zinc1.7 mg11.1%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium3.3 mcg4.8%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate11.6 g3.9%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0.92 g3.7%Mid 40%Average
Starch0 g
Sugars8.4 g
Sucrose5 mg
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose0.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein12.9 g25.8%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat15.6 g24%Top 30%High
Saturated Fat3.7 g18.3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water107.5 g
Ash2.5 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 286 Calories from Fat 169

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 18.7 g 28.8%

Saturated Fat 4.4 g 22%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 53.5 mg 17.8%

Sodium 754.6 mg 31.4%

Total Carbohydrates 13.9 g 4.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.4%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 15.5 g 31%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 5%

Calcium 35.1% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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