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Super Vitamin Smoothie Recipe

Super Vitamin Smoothie has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 41g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average 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 15 gms of protein, it is high 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 a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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 9.76 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. It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is very 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 very high in Selenium, an important antioxidant especially in combination with Vitamin E. Given that this is also very high in Vitamin E, it is qualifies as good food source.

Ideally consumed as a Beverage.

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 Super Vitamin Smoothie, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein22%
 Calories from Fat19%
 Calories from Carbs59%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin D
  • Very high in Vitamin C

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A10160 IU203.2%
Vitamin C138.7 mg231.1%
Vitamin D850 IU212.5%
Vitamin E21.1 mg70.3%
Thiamin1.7 mg111.8%
Riboflavin1.8 mg107.6%
Niacin20.8 mg103.9%
Vitamin B62.3 mg115.3%
Folate464.8 mcg116.2%
Vitamin B126 mcg100%
Pantothenic Acid10.7 mg107.2%

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium630 mg63%
Iron9.8 mg54.2%
Magnesium230 mg57.5%
Phosphorus639 mg63.9%
Potassium602.5 mg17.2%
Sodium188.4 mg7.9%
Zinc22.8 mg152.1%
Copper0.14 mg7.1%
Manganese7.9 mg397%
Selenium36.3 mcg51.8%

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate41 g13.7%
Dietary Fiber6.9 g27.6%
Sugars9 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein15 g30%

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat5.8 g8.9%
Saturated Fat1.1 g5.5%
Monounsaturated Fat2.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.5 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 269 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.8 g 8.9%

Saturated Fat 1.1 g 5.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 25.7 mg 8.6%

Sodium 188.4 mg 7.9%

Total Carbohydrates 41 g 13.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.9 g27.6%

Sugars 9 g

Protein 15 g 30%

Vitamin A 203.2% Vitamin C 231.1%

Calcium 63% Iron 54.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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