Luscious Amaretto Ricotta With Berries (Low Fat) Recipe

Luscious Amaretto Ricotta With Berries (Low Fat) has a low-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Vitamin C.

The food contains 23.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high 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. With 1 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only 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.

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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Luscious Amaretto Ricotta With Berries (Low Fat) has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat4%
 Calories from Carbs92%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • High in Calcium
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A322.1 IU6.4%Top 30%High
Retinol78.8 mcg
Vitamin C42.5 mg70.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D4.4 IU1.1%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.88 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate31 mcg7.7%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium222.1 mg22.2%Top 10%Very High
Iron0.88 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium26.5 mg6.6%Top 30%High
Phosphorus162.8 mg16.3%Top 30%High
Potassium245.1 mg7%Top 30%High
Sodium1.2 mg0.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.88 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.88 mg44.2%Top 10%Very High
Selenium13.3 mcg19%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate20.6 g6.9%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber3.5 g14.2%Top 10%Very High
Sugars15.5 g
Glucose3.5 mg
Fructose3.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein0.88 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0.9 mg
Leucine0.9 mg
Lysine0.9 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0.9 mg
Valine0.9 mg
Arginine0.9 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.9 mg
Glutamic Acid1.8 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.9 mg
Serine0.9 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.44 g0.68%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat1.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 96 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.5 g 0.77%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1.4 mg 0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 23.3 g 7.8%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 17.5 g

Protein 1 g 2%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 80%

Calcium 25.1% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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