Sauteed Brussels Sprouts Leaves Recipe

Sauteed Brussels Sprouts Leaves has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 10.8g 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 3.4 gms of protein, it is average 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. Besides other nutrients, it is average 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Sauteed Brussels Sprouts Leaves has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat21%
 Calories from Carbs60%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A718.7 IU14.4%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C56 mg93.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.75 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate53 mcg13.2%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium42.5 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.5 mg8.3%Top 30%High
Magnesium19.4 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus56.7 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium297 mg8.5%Top 30%High
Sodium66.8 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium2.2 mcg3.2%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate8.1 g2.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.4 g9.6%Top 30%High
Sugars1.6 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.5 g5.1%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 Fat1.3 g2%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.15 g0.75%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 63 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.7 g 2.6%

Saturated Fat 0.2 g 1%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 89.5 mg 3.7%

Total Carbohydrates 10.8 g 3.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 3.4 g 6.8%

Vitamin A 19.3% Vitamin C 125%

Calcium 5.7% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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