Green Protein Powder

Vega - Green Protein Powder has a average-calorie, low-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, Vitamin K, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 9g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 13 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. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low 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 9 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 low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a 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.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 99, for Vega - Green Protein Powder, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein45%
 Calories from Fat23%
 Calories from Carbs31%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • No Cholesterol
  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2500 IU50%
Vitamin C30 mg50%
Vitamin D200 IU50%
Vitamin E10 mg33.3%
Vitamin K40 mcg50%
Thiamin0.75 mg50%
Riboflavin0.85 mg50%
Niacin10 mg50%
Vitamin B61 mg50%
Folic Acid200 mcg
Vitamin B123 mcg50%
Pantothenic Acid5 mg50%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium500 mg50%
Iron9 mg50%
Magnesium200 mg50%
Phosphorus500 mg50%
Sodium0 mg
Zinc7.5 mg50%
Copper0 mg
Selenium35 mcg50%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9 g3%
Dietary Fiber8 g32%
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein13 g26%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3 g4.6%
Saturated Fat0.5 g2.5%
Monounsaturated Fat0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 110 Calories from Fat 25

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3 g 4.6%

Saturated Fat 0.5 g 2.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0 mg

Total Carbohydrates 9 g 3%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 13 g 26%

Vitamin A 50% Vitamin C 50%

Calcium 50% Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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