Sauteed Spinach & Mushrooms Recipe

Sauteed Spinach & Mushrooms has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 7.9g 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 sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 7 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.

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. Besides other nutrients, it is high 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 average in Selenium, an important antioxidant especially in combination with Vitamin E. Given that this is also average in Vitamin E, it is qualifies as good food source.

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 Sauteed Spinach & Mushrooms, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat53%
 Calories from Carbs25%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • High in Vitamin D
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A8790 IU175.8%
Vitamin C29.7 mg49.5%
Vitamin D106.4 IU26.6%
Vitamin E2.8 mg9.2%
Thiamin0.2 mg13.3%
Riboflavin0.76 mg44.7%
Niacin6.1 mg30.4%
Vitamin B60.35 mg17.3%
Folate204.4 mcg51.1%
Vitamin B120.05 mcg0.9%
Pantothenic Acid2.2 mg21.7%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium97 mg9.7%
Iron3.3 mg18.3%
Magnesium86.8 mg21.7%
Phosphorus165 mg16.5%
Potassium962.6 mg27.5%
Sodium79.6 mg3.3%
Zinc1.2 mg8.2%
Copper0.57 mg28.4%
Manganese0.9 mg45.2%
Selenium13.4 mcg19.1%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7.9 g2.6%
Dietary Fiber3.7 g14.8%
Sugars3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein7 g14%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat7.6 g11.7%
Saturated Fat1 g5%
Monounsaturated Fat5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.9 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 112 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 7.6 g 11.7%

Saturated Fat 1 g 5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 79.6 mg 3.3%

Total Carbohydrates 7.9 g 2.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 7 g 14%

Vitamin A 175.8% Vitamin C 49.5%

Calcium 9.7% Iron 18.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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