Sesame-Asparagus Stir-Fry Recipe

Sesame-Asparagus Stir-Fry has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 10.3g 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 6.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable 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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average 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 a high 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 Sesame-Asparagus Stir-Fry, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat43%
 Calories from Carbs36%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.84 IU0.02%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C7.6 mg12.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.3 mg6.3%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate143.9 mcg36%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.42 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium32.1 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.84 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium17.3 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus59.9 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Potassium223.2 mg6.4%Top 30%High
Sodium84.3 mg3.5%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.84 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium6.3 mcg9%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4.3 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2 g8.1%Top 30%High
Sugars1.3 g
Glucose0.4 mg
Fructose0.8 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.6 g5.2%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 Fat2.3 g3.6%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.34 g1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 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 101 Calories from Fat 50

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.5 g 8.5%

Saturated Fat 0.8 g 4%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 199.8 mg 8.3%

Total Carbohydrates 10.3 g 3.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 6.2 g 12.4%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 30%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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