Skillet Broccoli Recipe

Skillet Broccoli has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 20.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 8.5 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average 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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average 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 Skillet Broccoli, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein18%
 Calories from Fat38%
 Calories from Carbs44%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.29 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C79.7 mg132.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.59 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.29 mg14.7%Top 30%High
Folate56.5 mcg14.1%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.59 mg5.9%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium42.4 mg4.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.59 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium18.8 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus59.1 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Potassium282.6 mg8.1%Top 30%High
Sodium29.7 mg1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.29 mg2%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.29 mg14.7%Top 30%High
Selenium2.4 mcg3.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.9 g2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2.3 g9.3%Top 30%High
Sugars1.5 g
Glucose0.3 mg
Fructose0.6 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0.3 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.5 g5%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.3 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.3 g3.5%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.29 g1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 163 Calories from Fat 70

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 7.8 g 12%

Saturated Fat 1 g 5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 101 mg 4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 20.1 g 6.7%

Dietary Fiber 7.9 g31.6%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 8.5 g 17%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 451.7%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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