Broccoli With Lemon Sauce Recipe

Broccoli With Lemon Sauce has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 3.9g 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 1 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's low MUFA and low 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 has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 100, for Broccoli With Lemon Sauce, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein20%
 Calories from Fat4%
 Calories from Carbs76%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1.3 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C61 mg101.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate98.7 mcg24.7%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium36.4 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Iron0 mg
Magnesium19.5 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus61 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium271.4 mg7.8%Top 30%High
Sodium24.4 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium1.3 mcg1.9%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.1 g1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.8%Top 30%High
Sugars1.3 g
Glucose1.3 mg
Fructose1.3 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.3 g2.6%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 mg
Glutamic Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.13 g0.2%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 18 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.1 g 0.15%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 18.8 mg 0.8%

Total Carbohydrates 3.9 g 1.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g6%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 1 g 2%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 78.3%

Calcium 2.8% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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