Emily's First Green Monster Recipe

Emily's First Green Monster has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Folate.

The food contains 6.7g 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 2.5 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of 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 has an average 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.

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 Emily's First Green Monster, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat32%
 Calories from Carbs50%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin E
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A5915 IU118.3%
Vitamin C24.5 mg40.9%
Vitamin D50 IU12.5%
Vitamin E6.3 mg20.9%
Thiamin0.06 mg3.7%
Riboflavin0.14 mg8.3%
Niacin0.72 mg3.6%
Vitamin B60.13 mg6.7%
Folate124.4 mcg31.1%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.11 mg1.1%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium166 mg16.6%
Iron2 mg11%
Magnesium60.8 mg15.2%
Phosphorus53 mg5.3%
Potassium476.5 mg13.6%
Sodium137.4 mg5.7%
Zinc0.47 mg3.1%
Copper0.1 mg5%
Manganese0.85 mg42.5%
Selenium0.77 mcg1.1%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6.7 g2.2%
Dietary Fiber3.9 g15.6%
Sugars0.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2.5 g5%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.9 g2.9%
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 49 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.9 g 2.9%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 137.4 mg 5.7%

Total Carbohydrates 6.7 g 2.2%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.6%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 2.5 g 5%

Vitamin A 118.3% Vitamin C 40.9%

Calcium 16.6% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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