Wilted Garlic Spinach 1 Recipe

Wilted Garlic Spinach 1 has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 20.2g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 14.7 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's high MUFA and average 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 gives a good yield of Iron at 14 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 an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is very 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.

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 Wilted Garlic Spinach 1, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat65%
 Calories from Carbs20%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A13 IU0.3%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C40 mg66.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0.28 mg16.6%Top 10%Very High
Niacin1.1 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.28 mg14.1%Top 30%High
Folate273.2 mcg68.3%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium142.8 mg14.3%Top 10%Very High
Iron3.9 mg21.9%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium111.8 mg28%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus71.8 mg7.2%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.56 mg0.02%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium111.7 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.85 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.28 mg14.1%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.4 mg70.4%Top 10%Very High
Selenium1.7 mcg2.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.7 g1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber3.1 g12.5%Top 10%Very High
Sugars0.6 g
Glucose0.3 mg
Fructose0.3 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.1 g8.3%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.3 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.3 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.3 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0.3 mg
Proline0.3 mg
Serine0.3 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.2 g12.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.2 g5.8%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat5.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.1 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.5 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 364 Calories from Fat 261

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 29 g 44.6%

Saturated Fat 4.1 g 20.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 396.6 mg 16.5%

Total Carbohydrates 20.2 g 6.7%

Dietary Fiber 11.1 g44.4%

Sugars 2.2 g

Protein 14.7 g 29.4%

Vitamin A 0.9% Vitamin C 236.7%

Calcium 50.7% Iron 77.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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