Citrus Pork Roast Recipe

Citrus Pork Roast has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 11.1g 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 1.2 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and average PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Citrus Pork Roast has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat31%
 Calories from Carbs62%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • No Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A20.1 IU0.4%Mid 40%Average
Retinol2.1 mcg
Vitamin C3.9 mg6.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D23.1 IU5.8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.6 mg39.9%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.3 mg17.6%Top 10%Very High
Niacin6.3 mg31.4%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.9 mg44.9%Top 10%Very High
Folate2.7 mcg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.6 mcg10%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.9 mg9%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium10.2 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.6 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium27.8 mg7%Top 30%High
Phosphorus242.8 mg24.3%Top 10%Very High
Potassium0.3 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium71.8 mg3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.8 mg12%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium29 mcg41.5%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.3 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.06 g0.24%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars1.9 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein0.36 g0.72%Bottom 10%Very Low
Tryptophan0.3 mg
Threonine1.2 mg
Isoleucine1.2 mg
Leucine1.2 mg
Lysine2.1 mg
Methionine0.6 mg
Cystine0.3 mg
Phenylalanine0.9 mg
Tyrosine0.9 mg
Valine1.2 mg
Arginine1.5 mg
Histidine0.9 mg
Alanine1.5 mg
Aspartic Acid2.4 mg
Glutamic Acid3.9 mg
Glycine1.2 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.9 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.75 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.09 g0.45%Bottom 10%Very Low
Monounsaturated Fat2.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 72 Calories from Fat 23

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2.5 g 3.8%

Saturated Fat 0.3 g 1.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 239.7 mg 10%

Total Carbohydrates 11.1 g 3.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.2 g0.8%

Sugars 6.2 g

Protein 1.2 g 2.4%

Vitamin A 1.3% Vitamin C 21.7%

Calcium 3.4% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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