Dark Chili Power Recipe

Dark Chili Power has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Riboflavin and Niacin.

The food contains 47.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average 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 10.7 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's low MUFA and average 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.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 9 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. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Dark Chili Power has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat18%
 Calories from Carbs67%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A7.4 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C162.1 mg270.1%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.99 mg58%Top 10%Very High
Niacin3 mg14.8%Top 30%High
Vitamin B61.5 mg73.9%Top 10%Very High
Folate38.4 mcg9.6%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.49 mg4.9%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium32.5 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron4.4 mg24.6%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium54.7 mg13.7%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus98 mg9.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.99 mg0.03%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium19 mg0.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.49 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.49 mg24.6%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.49 mg24.6%Top 30%High
Selenium1.5 mcg2.1%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate23.5 g7.8%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber8.2 g32.9%Top 10%Very High
Sugars3.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein5.3 g10.5%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0.5 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid1 mg
Glutamic Acid0.5 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.9 g4.4%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.25 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.5 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 245 Calories from Fat 52

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.8 g 8.9%

Saturated Fat 0.5 g 2.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 38.6 mg 1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 47.7 g 15.9%

Dietary Fiber 16.7 g66.8%

Sugars 6.8 g

Protein 10.7 g 21.4%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C 548.3%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 50%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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