Almond Cookie Cups With Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Almond Cookie Cups With Chocolate Mousse has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 33.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 9.4 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 very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's high MUFA and average PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It gives a good yield of Iron at 6 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 high 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 American cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat72%
 Calories from Carbs22%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Iron
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.89 IU0.02%Mid 40%Average
Retinol268.8 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D32.1 IU8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.89 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate24.1 mcg6%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.89 mg8.9%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium89.3 mg8.9%Top 30%High
Iron5.4 mg29.8%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium107.1 mg26.8%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus201.8 mg20.2%Top 10%Very High
Potassium329.5 mg9.4%Top 10%Very High
Sodium93.8 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Zinc2.7 mg17.9%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.89 mg44.6%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.89 mg44.6%Top 10%Very High
Selenium10.7 mcg15.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate30.3 g10.1%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber5 g20%Top 10%Very High
Sugars12.4 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein8.4 g16.8%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.9 mg
Arginine0.9 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.9 mg
Glutamic Acid1.8 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.9 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat45.3 g69.6%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat24 g120.1%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat14.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat4.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.8 g
Caffeine20.5 mg
Theobromine335.7 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 582 Calories from Fat 456

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 50.7 g 78%

Saturated Fat 26.9 g 134.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 186 mg 62%

Sodium 105.1 mg 4.4%

Total Carbohydrates 33.9 g 11.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 13.9 g

Protein 9.4 g 18.8%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C

Calcium 10% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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