Crispy Low-Fat Tofu Recipe

Crispy Low-Fat Tofu has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium.

The food contains 2.2g 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. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 10.8 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and average PUFA.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Crispy Low-Fat Tofu has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein34%
 Calories from Fat60%
 Calories from Carbs7%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • No Cholesterol
  • High in Calcium
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate19.1 mcg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium204.6 mg20.5%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.5 mg8.5%Top 30%High
Magnesium37.4 mg9.4%Top 30%High
Phosphorus122.9 mg12.3%Mid 40%Average
Potassium149.6 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Sodium12.4 mg0.5%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.76 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.76 mg38.2%Top 10%Very High
Selenium9.9 mcg14.2%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate1.68 g0.6%Bottom 10%Very Low
Dietary Fiber0.84 g3.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0.5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein8.2 g16.5%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.8 mg
Isoleucine0.8 mg
Leucine0.8 mg
Lysine0.8 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.8 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.8 mg
Arginine0.8 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.8 mg
Aspartic Acid0.8 mg
Glutamic Acid1.5 mg
Glycine0.8 mg
Proline0.8 mg
Serine0.8 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.5 g10%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.2 g6.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 119 Calories from Fat 76

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 8.5 g 13.1%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g 8%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 16.2 mg 0.7%

Total Carbohydrates 2.2 g 0.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.4%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 10.8 g 21.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 26.8% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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