Salsa (Standard) Recipe

Salsa (Standard) has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 4.7g 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 0.8 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. 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.

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.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

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 Salsa (Standard), and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein13%
 Calories from Fat8%
 Calories from Carbs79%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1398 IU28%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C39.2 mg65.4%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin2 mg9.8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate27.5 mcg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium23.5 mg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron0 mg
Magnesium19.6 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus45.1 mg4.5%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium384.3 mg11%Top 10%Very High
Sodium7.8 mg0.3%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate9.2 g3.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.4 g9.4%Top 30%High
Sugars4.9 g
Glucose2 mg
Fructose2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.6 g3.1%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 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.39 g0.6%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 21 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2 g 0.31%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 4.7 g 1.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 0.8 g 1.6%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C 33.3%

Calcium 1.2% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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