#1 Squash Dressing Recipe

#1 Squash Dressing has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 8.7g 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. With 5.5 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing #1 Squash Dressing has been given a composite ranking of 16, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat65%
 Calories from Carbs22%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • High in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A383.3 IU7.7%Top 30%High
Retinol80.4 mcg
Vitamin C8.7 mg14.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin D18.1 IU4.5%Top 30%High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.72 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate25.4 mcg6.3%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.72 mg7.2%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium27.5 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.72 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium13 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus71 mg7.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium182.6 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium352.5 mg14.7%Top 30%High
Zinc0.72 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium6.5 mcg9.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6.3 g2.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.72 g2.9%Mid 40%Average
Sugars2 g
Glucose0.7 mg
Fructose0.7 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4 g8%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 Acid0.7 mg
Glutamic Acid0.7 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.3 g12.8%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat3.9 g19.6%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 158 Calories from Fat 103

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 11.5 g 17.7%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g 27%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 112.8 mg 37.6%

Sodium 486.4 mg 20.3%

Total Carbohydrates 8.7 g 2.9%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 2.8 g

Protein 5.5 g 11%

Vitamin A 10.6% Vitamin C 20%

Calcium 3.8% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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