Broccoli With a Garlic and Lemon Dressing Recipe

Broccoli With a Garlic and Lemon Dressing has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 8.5g 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. With 3.3 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 low 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.

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 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.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Broccoli With a Garlic and Lemon Dressing has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat33%
 Calories from Carbs48%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A572.4 IU11.4%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C84.3 mg140.4%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.79 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate59.1 mcg14.8%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.79 mg7.9%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium44.1 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.79 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium19.7 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus61.4 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium298.4 mg8.5%Top 30%High
Sodium30.5 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium2.4 mcg3.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6.7 g2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2.4 g9.4%Top 30%High
Sugars1.7 g
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose0.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.6 g5.2%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0.8 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2 g3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.24 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 62 Calories from Fat 24

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2.6 g 4%

Saturated Fat 0.3 g 1.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 38.7 mg 1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 8.5 g 2.8%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 3.3 g 6.6%

Vitamin A 14.5% Vitamin C 178.3%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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