California Wilted Spinach Salad Recipe

California Wilted Spinach Salad has a low-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 8.6g 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 2.8 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

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

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing California Wilted Spinach Salad has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat43%
 Calories from Carbs43%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A5.6 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C34.3 mg57.1%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0.7 IU0.17%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.7 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate125.9 mcg31.5%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium69.9 mg7%Top 30%High
Iron1.4 mg7.8%Top 30%High
Magnesium51 mg12.8%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus39.2 mg3.9%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium402.1 mg11.5%Top 10%Very High
Sodium48.6 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.7 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.7 mg35%Top 10%Very High
Selenium1.4 mcg2%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6 g2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.6%Top 30%High
Sugars3.3 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2 g3.9%Bottom 30%Low
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 mg
Glutamic Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.7 g4.2%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.21 g1%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 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 73 Calories from Fat 35

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.9 g 6%

Saturated Fat 0.3 g 1.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 69.5 mg 2.9%

Total Carbohydrates 8.6 g 2.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.8%

Sugars 4.7 g

Protein 2.8 g 5.6%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 81.7%

Calcium 10% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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