Almost Rainbow Salad Recipe

Almost Rainbow Salad has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 14.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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 5.2 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, 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.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a 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.

Ideally consumed as a Side 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 Almost Rainbow Salad, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat45%
 Calories from Carbs41%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2.9 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C77.5 mg129.2%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.72 mg3.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate50.7 mcg12.7%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.72 mg7.2%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium71.7 mg7.2%Top 30%High
Iron1.4 mg8.1%Top 30%High
Magnesium45.7 mg11.4%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus88.4 mg8.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium356.5 mg10.2%Top 10%Very High
Sodium23.7 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.72 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.72 mg36.2%Top 10%Very High
Selenium0.72 mcg1%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate10.8 g3.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber4.1 g16.2%Top 10%Very High
Sugars5.5 g
Glucose2.9 mg
Fructose2.9 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.8 g7.5%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 Acid0.7 mg
Glutamic Acid0.7 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat5.2 g8%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.36 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat2.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 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 131 Calories from Fat 64

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 7.2 g 11.1%

Saturated Fat 0.5 g 2.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 32.7 mg 1.4%

Total Carbohydrates 14.9 g 5%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 5.2 g 10.4%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 178.3%

Calcium 9.9% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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