My Italian Sauce With Fresh Tomatoes Recipe

My Italian Sauce With Fresh Tomatoes has a low-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 11.4g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average 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 2.4 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. 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. 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 Italian cuisine. 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 My Italian Sauce With Fresh Tomatoes, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein12%
 Calories from Fat34%
 Calories from Carbs55%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.38 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol4.9 mcg
Vitamin C10.9 mg18.2%Top 30%High
Vitamin D1.1 IU0.3%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.5 mg7.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate12.4 mcg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.38 mcg6.3%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium36.1 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.75 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium15 mg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus70.3 mg7%Mid 40%Average
Potassium291.7 mg8.3%Top 30%High
Sodium65.5 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.1 mg7.5%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium3.8 mcg5.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4.3 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.1 g4.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars2.8 g
Glucose1.1 mg
Fructose1.5 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein0.9 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0.4 mg
Leucine0.4 mg
Lysine0.4 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.4 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.4 mg
Arginine0.4 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.4 mg
Aspartic Acid0.4 mg
Glutamic Acid1.1 mg
Glycine0.4 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.4 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.2 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.15 g0.75%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0.4 g
Ash0.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 84 Calories from Fat 28

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.1 g 4.8%

Saturated Fat 0.4 g 2%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 174.2 mg 7.3%

Total Carbohydrates 11.4 g 3.8%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%

Sugars 7.4 g

Protein 2.4 g 4.8%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 48.3%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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