Spinach-eggplant saut Recipe

Spinach-eggplant saut has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 21.1g 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 sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 6.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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 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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Spinach-eggplant saut has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat25%
 Calories from Carbs58%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A14540 IU290.8%
Vitamin C174.5 mg290.8%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E1 mg3.4%
Thiamin0.21 mg13.7%
Riboflavin0.28 mg16.7%
Niacin1.8 mg8.9%
Vitamin B60.53 mg26.4%
Folate179.6 mcg44.9%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.53 mg5.3%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium204 mg20.4%
Iron2.7 mg15%
Magnesium114.4 mg28.6%
Phosphorus110 mg11%
Potassium825.2 mg23.6%
Sodium88.5 mg3.7%
Zinc1.2 mg7.9%
Copper0.31 mg15.6%
Manganese1.5 mg74.5%
Selenium3.1 mcg4.4%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate21.1 g7%
Dietary Fiber8.9 g35.6%
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein6.2 g12.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.1 g6.3%
Saturated Fat0.5 g2.5%
Monounsaturated Fat2.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 126 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.1 g 6.3%

Saturated Fat 0.5 g 2.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 88.5 mg 3.7%

Total Carbohydrates 21.1 g 7%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.6%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 6.2 g 12.4%

Vitamin A 290.8% Vitamin C 290.8%

Calcium 20.4% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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