Collard Greens With Tomatoes and Garlic Recipe

Collard Greens With Tomatoes and Garlic has a average-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 20.7g 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 6.5 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 high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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 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 Collard Greens With Tomatoes and Garlic has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein11%
 Calories from Fat55%
 Calories from Carbs34%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A7.1 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C24.8 mg41.4%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.75 mg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.38 mg18.8%Top 10%Very High
Folate88.7 mcg22.2%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.38 mg3.8%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium130.5 mg13%Top 30%High
Iron1.1 mg6.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium24.1 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus43.2 mg4.3%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium235.3 mg6.7%Top 30%High
Sodium16.7 mg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.38 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.38 mg18.8%Top 30%High
Selenium0.75 mcg1.1%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7.8 g2.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber3.2 g12.6%Top 10%Very High
Sugars2.1 g
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose0.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.4 g4.9%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 Acid0.4 mg
Glutamic Acid0.4 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat5.5 g8.4%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.75 g3.8%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat3.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.8 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 221 Calories from Fat 131

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 14.6 g 22.5%

Saturated Fat 2 g 10%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 44.5 mg 1.9%

Total Carbohydrates 20.7 g 6.9%

Dietary Fiber 8.4 g33.6%

Sugars 5.5 g

Protein 6.5 g 13%

Vitamin A 0.4% Vitamin C 110%

Calcium 34.7% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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