Simple Taco Salad 2 Recipe

Simple Taco Salad 2 has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Folate.

The food contains 9g 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 low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 1.7 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

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

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. It is also average 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.

It belongs to Mexican cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Simple Taco Salad 2 has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein10%
 Calories from Fat34%
 Calories from Carbs55%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Calcium
  • Very low in Sodium
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A5.5 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol67 mcg
Vitamin C2.8 mg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin D6.4 IU1.6%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate94.5 mcg23.6%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium225.7 mg22.6%Top 10%Very High
Iron0.92 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium30.3 mg7.6%Top 30%High
Phosphorus171.6 mg17.2%Top 30%High
Potassium216.5 mg6.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium52.9 mg2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.92 mg6.1%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium4.6 mcg6.6%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate8.3 g2.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2 g8.1%Top 30%High
Sugars0.8 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0.9 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.6 g3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0.9 mg
Leucine0.9 mg
Lysine0.9 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.9 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.9 mg
Glutamic Acid1.8 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.3 g3.5%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.28 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat2.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.8 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.8 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 62 Calories from Fat 23

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2.5 g 3.8%

Saturated Fat 0.3 g 1.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 57.7 mg 2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g 3%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.8%

Sugars 0.9 g

Protein 1.7 g 3.4%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 5%

Calcium 24.6% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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