Seared Brussels Sprouts Braised With Apple Cider Recipe

Seared Brussels Sprouts Braised With Apple Cider has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 9g 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 3.2 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 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. 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.

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 Seared Brussels Sprouts Braised With Apple Cider, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein24%
 Calories from Fat10%
 Calories from Carbs66%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A626.3 IU12.5%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C55.1 mg91.9%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.64 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate48.7 mcg12.2%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium31.4 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.3 mg7.1%Top 30%High
Magnesium16.7 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus47.4 mg4.7%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium255.8 mg7.3%Top 30%High
Sodium19.6 mg0.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium1.3 mcg1.8%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.8 g1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2.1 g8.2%Top 30%High
Sugars1.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2.1 g4.1%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.38 g0.59%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0.06 g0.32%Bottom 10%Very Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 46 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.6 g 0.92%

Saturated Fat 0.1 g 0.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 30.6 mg 1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g 3%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 3.2 g 6.4%

Vitamin A 19.5% Vitamin C 143.3%

Calcium 4.9% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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