Broccoli With Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts Recipe

Broccoli With Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 11.6g 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 4.5 gms of protein, it is average 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 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.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

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 Broccoli With Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nuts, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat45%
 Calories from Carbs40%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A530.9 IU10.6%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C75.5 mg125.9%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.72 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate56.8 mcg14.2%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.72 mg7.2%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium43.9 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.72 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium33.1 mg8.3%Top 30%High
Phosphorus88.5 mg8.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium379.9 mg10.9%Top 10%Very High
Sodium77.6 mg3.2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.72 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.72 mg36%Top 10%Very High
Selenium2.2 mcg3.1%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate8.3 g2.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.7 g10.6%Top 30%High
Sugars2.9 g
Glucose0.7 mg
Fructose0.7 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.2 g6.5%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.7 mg
Glutamic Acid0.7 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.2 g6.4%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.36 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 105 Calories from Fat 52

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 5.8 g 8.9%

Saturated Fat 0.5 g 2.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 107.8 mg 4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 11.6 g 3.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 4.5 g 9%

Vitamin A 14.8% Vitamin C 175%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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