Mushroom Marinara Sauce--Easy Recipe

Mushroom Marinara Sauce--Easy has a average-calorie, high-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Riboflavin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 60.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average 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 10.1 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 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 gives a good yield of Iron at 27 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. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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 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 Mushroom Marinara Sauce--Easy, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein11%
 Calories from Fat21%
 Calories from Carbs67%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.54 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C11.8 mg19.6%Top 30%High
Vitamin D1.1 IU0.3%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.18 mg10.5%Top 30%High
Niacin1.3 mg6.3%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.18 mg8.9%Top 30%High
Folate25.4 mcg6.3%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.36 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium100.9 mg10.1%Top 30%High
Iron4.8 mg26.8%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium20.7 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus39.1 mg3.9%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium0.18 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium94.7 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.54 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.18 mg8.9%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.89 mg44.6%Top 10%Very High
Selenium2 mcg2.8%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate10.7 g3.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber3.2 g12.9%Top 10%Very High
Sugars2.5 g
Glucose1.1 mg
Fructose0.9 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.8 g3.6%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 Acid0.2 mg
Glutamic Acid0.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.5 g2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.3 g1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 291 Calories from Fat 76

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 8.4 g 12.9%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g 8.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 530.1 mg 22.1%

Total Carbohydrates 60.1 g 20%

Dietary Fiber 18 g72%

Sugars 13.8 g

Protein 10.1 g 20.2%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 110%

Calcium 56.5% Iron 150%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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