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Brussels Sprouts With Cranberry Balsamic Dressing Recipe

Brussels Sprouts With Cranberry Balsamic Dressing has a low-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 11.1g 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 3.8 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 a low 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.

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 Brussels Sprouts With Cranberry Balsamic Dressing, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat44%
 Calories from Carbs42%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • Very 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 A0.8 IU0.02%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C75.2 mg125.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.8 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate72.8 mcg18.2%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium44.8 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.6 mg8.9%Top 30%High
Magnesium24.8 mg6.2%Top 30%High
Phosphorus68.8 mg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Potassium390.4 mg11.2%Top 10%Very High
Sodium46.2 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.8 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium1.6 mcg2.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate8.9 g3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber3.2 g12.8%Top 10%Very High
Sugars2.2 g
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein3 g6.1%Mid 40%Average
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

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat4.2 g6.4%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.56 g2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat2.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.8 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Ash1.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 96 Calories from Fat 47

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.2 g 8%

Saturated Fat 0.7 g 3.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 57.8 mg 2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 11.1 g 3.7%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 3.8 g 7.6%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 156.7%

Calcium 5.6% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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