Tony's Power Protein Shake Recipe

Tony's Power Protein Shake has a high-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 49.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and high 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 21.7 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 average 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 a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 6.62 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. 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. Besides other nutrients, it is high 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.

Ideally consumed as a Beverage.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Tony's Power Protein Shake has been given a composite ranking of 97, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein24%
 Calories from Fat21%
 Calories from Carbs55%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin D
  • Very high in Vitamin C

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A20510 IU410.2%
Vitamin C89.6 mg149.3%
Vitamin D250 IU62.5%
Vitamin E18.4 mg61.4%
Thiamin0.86 mg57.5%
Riboflavin1.1 mg63.2%
Niacin11.3 mg56.6%
Vitamin B61.6 mg79%
Folate36.4 mcg9.1%
Vitamin B123 mcg50%
Pantothenic Acid5.3 mg52.7%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium536 mg53.6%
Iron6.6 mg36.8%
Magnesium189.2 mg47.3%
Phosphorus435 mg43.5%
Potassium987.3 mg28.2%
Sodium254.7 mg10.6%
Zinc12 mg80%
Copper0.37 mg18.4%
Manganese4.6 mg229.7%
Selenium19.4 mcg27.7%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate49.9 g16.6%
Dietary Fiber10.6 g42.4%
Sugars24.5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein21.7 g43.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.6 g13.2%
Saturated Fat0.8 g4%
Monounsaturated Fat4.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 351 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 8.6 g 13.2%

Saturated Fat 0.8 g 4%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 254.7 mg 10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 49.9 g 16.6%

Dietary Fiber 10.6 g42.4%

Sugars 24.5 g

Protein 21.7 g 43.4%

Vitamin A 410.2% Vitamin C 149.3%

Calcium 53.6% Iron 36.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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