Tangy Potato Salad with Scallions Recipe

Tangy Potato Salad with Scallions has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 28g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 7 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its high fat content, it could be unsuitable 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.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 7 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Tangy Potato Salad with Scallions has been given a composite ranking of 80, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein11%
 Calories from Fat47%
 Calories from Carbs42%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A27 IU0.5%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium75 mg7.5%
Iron7 mg38.9%
Potassium963 mg27.5%
Sodium510 mg21.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate28 g9.3%
Dietary Fiber7 g28%
Sugars0.2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein7 g14%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat14 g21.5%
Saturated Fat2 g10%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 256 Calories from Fat 122

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14 g 21.5%

Saturated Fat 2 g 10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 510 mg 21.3%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g 9.3%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28%

Sugars 0.2 g

Protein 7 g 14%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 7.5% Iron 38.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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