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Caldo Verde 3 Recipe

Caldo Verde 3 has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 8.6g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 2.5 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. 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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

It belongs to European cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Caldo Verde 3 has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat23%
 Calories from Carbs59%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A2.4 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C7.3 mg12.2%Top 30%High
Vitamin D2.1 IU0.5%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.35 mg1.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate32.3 mcg8.1%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium50 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.35 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium9.4 mg2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus19.8 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium82.3 mg2.4%Mid 40%Average
Sodium24.5 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.35 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium1 mcg1.5%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate2.99 g1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.1 g4.3%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0.3 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein0.87 g1.7%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

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat0.52 g0.8%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.07 g0.35%Bottom 10%Very Low
Monounsaturated Fat1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Ash0.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 53 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.5 g 2.3%

Saturated Fat 0.2 g 1%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 70.7 mg 2.9%

Total Carbohydrates 8.6 g 2.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.4%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 2.5 g 5%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 35%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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