Simple Broccoli Recepe Recipe

Simple Broccoli Recepe has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 35.9g 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 18.3 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 low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. 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.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5.38 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 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. 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 Simple Broccoli Recepe, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein31%
 Calories from Fat8%
 Calories from Carbs61%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin E
  • Very high in Riboflavin

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A9385 IU187.7%
Vitamin C588.3 mg980.5%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E10.1 mg33.6%
Thiamin0.41 mg27.3%
Riboflavin0.73 mg42.8%
Niacin3.9 mg19.6%
Vitamin B60.99 mg49.5%
Folate437.6 mcg109.4%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid3.3 mg33%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium297 mg29.7%
Iron5.4 mg29.9%
Magnesium154.8 mg38.7%
Phosphorus404 mg40.4%
Potassium2 mg0.1%
Sodium2 mg0.1%
Zinc2.5 mg16.4%
Copper0.29 mg14.5%
Manganese1.4 mg70.1%
Selenium18.3 mcg26.1%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate35.9 g12%
Dietary Fiber18.4 g73.6%
Sugars1.1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein18.3 g36.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.1 g3.2%
Saturated Fat0.3 g1.5%
Monounsaturated Fat0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1 g

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 182 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2.1 g 3.2%

Saturated Fat 0.3 g 1.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 35.9 g 12%

Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.6%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 18.3 g 36.6%

Vitamin A 187.7% Vitamin C 980.5%

Calcium 29.7% Iron 29.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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