Quick Turnip Greens Recipe

Quick Turnip Greens has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 24.7g 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 4.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only 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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

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 Quick Turnip Greens, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat5%
 Calories from Carbs81%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A8.4 IU0.2%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C46 mg76.6%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.32 mg1.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.32 mg16.2%Top 30%High
Folate147.6 mcg36.9%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.32 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium145.6 mg14.6%Top 10%Very High
Iron0.97 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium25.2 mg6.3%Top 30%High
Phosphorus38.5 mg3.9%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium255.7 mg7.3%Top 30%High
Sodium30.4 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.32 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.32 mg16.2%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.32 mg16.2%Top 30%High
Selenium0.97 mcg1.4%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate8 g2.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.8 g11.1%Top 30%High
Sugars2 g
Glucose1 mg
Fructose0.6 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.4 g2.7%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 Acid0.3 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.23 g0.35%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0.03 g0.16%Bottom 10%Very Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 109 Calories from Fat 6

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.7 g 1.1%

Saturated Fat 0.1 g 0.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 94 mg 3.9%

Total Carbohydrates 24.7 g 8.2%

Dietary Fiber 8.6 g34.4%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 4.2 g 8.4%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 236.7%

Calcium 45% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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