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Warm Wilted Spinach Salad Recipe

Warm Wilted Spinach Salad has a low-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 8.7g 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 4.8 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.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average 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 an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 98, for Warm Wilted Spinach Salad, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat41%
 Calories from Carbs38%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A8255 IU165.1%
Vitamin C29.9 mg49.9%
Vitamin D47.6 IU11.9%
Vitamin E2.3 mg7.5%
Thiamin0.15 mg10%
Riboflavin0.44 mg26%
Niacin3.3 mg16.6%
Vitamin B60.27 mg13.7%
Folate181.6 mcg45.4%
Vitamin B120.02 mcg0.4%
Pantothenic Acid1.1 mg11.1%

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium88 mg8.8%
Iron2.8 mg15.8%
Magnesium77.6 mg19.4%
Phosphorus106 mg10.6%
Potassium771.6 mg22%
Sodium77.5 mg3.2%
Zinc0.83 mg5.5%
Copper0.34 mg17.2%
Manganese0.84 mg41.9%
Selenium6.6 mcg9.4%

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate8.7 g2.9%
Dietary Fiber3.1 g12.4%
Sugars3 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein4.8 g9.6%

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat4.1 g6.3%
Saturated Fat0.6 g3%
Monounsaturated Fat2.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 80 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.1 g 6.3%

Saturated Fat 0.6 g 3%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 77.5 mg 3.2%

Total Carbohydrates 8.7 g 2.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 4.8 g 9.6%

Vitamin A 165.1% Vitamin C 49.9%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 15.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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