Tomatoes & Greens Recipe

Tomatoes & Greens 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 19.4g 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 5.9 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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Tomatoes & Greens has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein18%
 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
  • High in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A27005 IU540.1%
Vitamin C104.5 mg174.2%
Vitamin D17.6 IU4.4%
Vitamin E3 mg10.1%
Thiamin0.19 mg12.8%
Riboflavin0.3 mg17.5%
Niacin2.5 mg12.6%
Vitamin B60.47 mg23.6%
Folate96.4 mcg24.1%
Vitamin B120.01 mcg0.2%
Pantothenic Acid0.89 mg8.9%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium223 mg22.3%
Iron3.2 mg17.7%
Magnesium58.4 mg14.6%
Phosphorus126 mg12.6%
Potassium778.1 mg22.2%
Sodium72.4 mg3%
Zinc0.8 mg5.3%
Copper0.55 mg27.3%
Manganese1.2 mg59.1%
Selenium4.9 mcg7%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate19.4 g6.5%
Dietary Fiber6.2 g24.8%
Sugars3.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein5.9 g11.8%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.7 g5.7%
Saturated Fat0.5 g2.5%
Monounsaturated Fat1.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.8 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 119 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.7 g 5.7%

Saturated Fat 0.5 g 2.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 72.4 mg 3%

Total Carbohydrates 19.4 g 6.5%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.8%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 5.9 g 11.8%

Vitamin A 540.1% Vitamin C 174.2%

Calcium 22.3% Iron 17.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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