Aunt Phyllis' Chocolate Mousse Recipe

Aunt Phyllis' Chocolate Mousse has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 48.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high 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 7.3 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It gives a good yield of Iron at 6 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. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a 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 an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein5%
 Calories from Fat62%
 Calories from Carbs33%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Iron
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.63 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol179.9 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D30.8 IU7.7%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate20.8 mcg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.63 mg6.3%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium54.7 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Iron3.8 mg21%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium62.9 mg15.7%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus132.7 mg13.3%Mid 40%Average
Potassium189.9 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Sodium68.5 mg2.9%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.9 mg12.6%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.63 mg31.4%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.63 mg31.4%Top 10%Very High
Selenium6.9 mcg9.9%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate30.4 g10.1%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber3 g12.1%Top 30%High
Sugars23.8 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.6 g9.2%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 Acid0.6 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat25.3 g38.9%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat15 g75.2%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat8.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.3 g
Caffeine14.5 mg
Theobromine236.5 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 538 Calories from Fat 361

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 40.2 g 61.8%

Saturated Fat 23.9 g 119.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 266.4 mg 88.8%

Sodium 108.9 mg 4.5%

Total Carbohydrates 48.3 g 16.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 37.9 g

Protein 7.3 g 14.6%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C

Calcium 8.7% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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