Petit Gateau Recipe

Petit Gateau has a high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 34.2g 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. Its high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 7.9 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 very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4 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 a low 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. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to French cuisine.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat63%
 Calories from Carbs30%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Iron
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A994.8 IU19.9%Top 10%Very High
Retinol270.1 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D64.9 IU16.2%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate40.3 mcg10.1%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.3 mg13%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium66.2 mg6.6%Top 30%High
Iron5.2 mg28.9%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium94.8 mg23.7%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus227.3 mg22.7%Top 10%Very High
Potassium297.4 mg8.5%Top 30%High
Sodium60.8 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc3.9 mg26%Top 10%Very High
Copper1.3 mg64.9%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.3 mg64.9%Top 10%Very High
Selenium20.8 mcg29.7%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate44.4 g14.8%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber4.7 g18.7%Top 10%Very High
Sugars29.2 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein10.3 g20.5%Top 30%High
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 Acid1.3 mg
Glutamic Acid1.3 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat41.8 g64.3%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat24.5 g122.7%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat13 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.3 g
Caffeine22.1 mg
Theobromine350.6 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 425 Calories from Fat 290

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 32.2 g 49.5%

Saturated Fat 18.9 g 94.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 220.7 mg 73.6%

Sodium 46.8 mg 2%

Total Carbohydrates 34.2 g 11.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.4%

Sugars 22.5 g

Protein 7.9 g 15.8%

Vitamin A 15.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 5.1% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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