My Dad's Spareribs Recipe

My Dad's Spareribs has a low-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 26.2g 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. With 1.8 gms of protein, it is low 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 very high MUFA and high PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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 6 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 very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high 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 very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing My Dad's Spareribs has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat3%
 Calories from Carbs91%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin D
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A172.4 IU3.4%Mid 40%Average
Retinol7.3 mcg
Vitamin C4.2 mg7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D43.1 IU10.8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.38 mg25.5%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.38 mg22.5%Top 10%Very High
Niacin7.1 mg35.4%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.38 mg19.2%Top 10%Very High
Folate2.9 mcg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.57 mcg9.6%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.77 mg7.7%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium42.5 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.1 mg6.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium20.5 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus167.4 mg16.7%Top 30%High
Potassium0.19 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium284.5 mg11.9%Mid 40%Average
Zinc2.7 mg17.9%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.19 mg9.6%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0 mg
Selenium31.6 mcg45.2%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5 g1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.4 g1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars3.3 g
Glucose1.5 mg
Fructose1.1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0.2 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein0.34 g0.69%Bottom 10%Very Low
Tryptophan0.2 mg
Threonine0.8 mg
Isoleucine1 mg
Leucine1 mg
Lysine1.7 mg
Methionine0.6 mg
Cystine0.2 mg
Phenylalanine0.8 mg
Tyrosine0.8 mg
Valine1 mg
Arginine1.1 mg
Histidine0.8 mg
Alanine1.1 mg
Aspartic Acid1.9 mg
Glutamic Acid3.1 mg
Glycine1 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.8 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.08 g0.12%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat7.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 96 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.4 g 0.62%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1485 mg 61.9%

Total Carbohydrates 26.2 g 8.7%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 17.2 g

Protein 1.8 g 3.6%

Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 36.7%

Calcium 22.2% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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