Pork Ribs Recipe

Pork Ribs has a low-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 6.7g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 1.8 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's very high MUFA and high 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.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5 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 high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable 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 a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

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 Pork Ribs, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat65%
 Calories from Carbs28%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin D
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin
  • Very high in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A57.6 IU1.2%Mid 40%Average
Retinol5.8 mcg
Vitamin C3 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D35.1 IU8.8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.31 mg20.8%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.31 mg18.4%Top 10%Very High
Niacin5.8 mg28.9%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.31 mg15.6%Top 30%High
Folate1.4 mcg0.4%Bottom 30%Low
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.47 mcg7.8%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.62 mg6.2%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium32.3 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.78 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium15.4 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus133.1 mg13.3%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.16 mg0%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium163.6 mg6.8%Mid 40%Average
Zinc2.2 mg14.6%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.16 mg7.8%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0 mg
Selenium25.9 mcg37%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate1.05 g0.3%Bottom 10%Very Low
Dietary Fiber0.36 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars0.3 g
Glucose0.2 mg
Fructose0.2 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein0.28 g0.56%Bottom 10%Very Low
Tryptophan0.2 mg
Threonine0.6 mg
Isoleucine0.8 mg
Leucine0.8 mg
Lysine1.4 mg
Methionine0.5 mg
Cystine0.2 mg
Phenylalanine0.6 mg
Tyrosine0.6 mg
Valine0.8 mg
Arginine0.9 mg
Histidine0.6 mg
Alanine0.9 mg
Aspartic Acid1.4 mg
Glutamic Acid2.3 mg
Glycine0.8 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.6 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.1 g1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.14 g0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat6.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.3 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 89 Calories from Fat 62

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.9 g 10.6%

Saturated Fat 0.9 g 4.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1048.5 mg 43.7%

Total Carbohydrates 6.7 g 2.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.3 g9.2%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 1.8 g 3.6%

Vitamin A 7.4% Vitamin C 31.7%

Calcium 20.7% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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