Deep South Spinach Recipe

Deep South Spinach has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 11.8g 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 6.7 gms of protein, it is average 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 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 an average 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. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

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 Deep South Spinach, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat37%
 Calories from Carbs40%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • High in Calcium
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietHIGH

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A12.7 IU0.3%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C9.2 mg15.3%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.7 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate164.8 mcg41.2%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium152.1 mg15.2%Top 10%Very High
Iron2.1 mg11.7%Top 30%High
Magnesium87.3 mg21.8%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus66.9 mg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium449.3 mg12.8%Top 10%Very High
Sodium85.7 mg3.6%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.7 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.7 mg35.2%Top 10%Very High
Selenium7 mcg10.1%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate8.3 g2.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber4 g16.1%Top 10%Very High
Sugars2.1 g
Glucose0.7 mg
Fructose0.7 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.7 g9.4%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.7 mg
Glutamic Acid0.7 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.4 g5.2%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.7 g3.5%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 103 Calories from Fat 43

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.8 g 7.4%

Saturated Fat 1 g 5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 121.7 mg 5.1%

Total Carbohydrates 11.8 g 3.9%

Dietary Fiber 5.7 g22.8%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 6.7 g 13.4%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 21.7%

Calcium 21.6% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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