Simple Lemon Rasam Recipe

Simple Lemon Rasam has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 34.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 13.6 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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 gives a good yield of Iron at 4 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 low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to South Indian cuisine.

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 Simple Lemon Rasam, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein26%
 Calories from Fat8%
 Calories from Carbs66%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A195.4 IU3.9%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C36.6 mg61%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.57 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate70 mcg17.5%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.29 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium13.1 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Iron1.1 mg6.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium22 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus70.3 mg7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium188.3 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Sodium4.1 mg0.2%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.86 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.29 mg14.3%Top 30%High
Selenium1.4 mcg2%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9.9 g3.3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber4.4 g17.7%Top 10%Very High
Sugars1.1 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.9 g7.8%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.3 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.3 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.6 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0.3 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.3 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.54 g0.84%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.06 g0.29%Bottom 10%Very Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 206 Calories from Fat 17

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.9 g 2.9%

Saturated Fat 0.2 g 1%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 14.3 mg 0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 34.8 g 11.6%

Dietary Fiber 15.5 g62%

Sugars 3.8 g

Protein 13.6 g 27.2%

Vitamin A 13.7% Vitamin C 213.3%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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