Asparagus with Mushrooms--Fat-free and delicious! Recipe

Asparagus with Mushrooms--Fat-free and delicious! has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 7.1g 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 4.6 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low MUFA and low PUFA.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a 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 an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Asparagus with Mushrooms--Fat-free and delicious! has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein37%
 Calories from Fat5%
 Calories from Carbs57%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A457.4 IU9.1%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C5.3 mg8.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D2.7 IU0.7%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin2.1 mg10.6%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate38.3 mcg9.6%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.53 mg5.3%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium16 mg1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Iron1.6 mg8.9%Top 30%High
Magnesium11.7 mg2.9%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus63.3 mg6.3%Mid 40%Average
Potassium241.5 mg6.9%Top 30%High
Sodium3 mg0.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.53 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium4.8 mcg6.8%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.8 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.6 g6.6%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.8 g
Glucose1.1 mg
Fructose0.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.4 g4.9%Bottom 30%Low
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 Acid0.5 mg
Glutamic Acid0.5 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.16 g0.25%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.5 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 39 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.3 g 0.46%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5.7 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 7.1 g 2.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 4.6 g 9.2%

Vitamin A 17.2% Vitamin C 16.7%

Calcium 3% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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