Spinach Saute', basic Recipe

Spinach Saute', basic recipe has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 10.8g 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 low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 8.2 gms of protein, it is average 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 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 7.74 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. It is also very high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Spinach Saute', basic recipe has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein26%
 Calories from Fat40%
 Calories from Carbs34%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Vitamin E
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A26630 IU532.6%
Vitamin C80.2 mg133.7%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E5.9 mg19.7%
Thiamin0.23 mg15%
Riboflavin0.54 mg31.7%
Niacin2.1 mg10.3%
Vitamin B60.57 mg28.6%
Folate551.2 mcg137.8%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.19 mg1.9%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium284 mg28.4%
Iron7.7 mg43%
Magnesium224.8 mg56.2%
Phosphorus141 mg14.1%
Potassium1 mg0%
Sodium224.6 mg9.4%
Zinc1.5 mg10.2%
Copper0.37 mg18.7%
Manganese2.6 mg128.5%
Selenium3 mcg4.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate10.8 g3.6%
Dietary Fiber6.3 g25.2%
Sugars1.2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein8.2 g16.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat5.6 g8.6%
Saturated Fat0.8 g4%
Monounsaturated Fat3.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.9 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 107 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.6 g 8.6%

Saturated Fat 0.8 g 4%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 224.6 mg 9.4%

Total Carbohydrates 10.8 g 3.6%

Dietary Fiber 6.3 g25.2%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 8.2 g 16.4%

Vitamin A 532.6% Vitamin C 133.7%

Calcium 28.4% Iron 43%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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