Unprepared Frozen Asparagus

Asparagus, Frozen, Unprepared has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 4.1g 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 3.23 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 low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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 belongs to American cuisine. 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 99, for Asparagus, Frozen, Unprepared, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein41%
 Calories from Fat7%
 Calories from Carbs52%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A947.9 IU19%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent47 mcg
Vitamin C31.8 mg53%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.12 mg8.1%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.13 mg7.7%Mid 40%Average
Niacin1.2 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.11 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Folate191 mcg47.7%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate191 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents191 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.18 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium25 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.73 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium14 mg3.5%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus64 mg6.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium253 mg7.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium8 mg0.3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.59 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.14 mg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.2 mg10.1%Mid 40%Average
Selenium1.7 mcg2.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4.1 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.9 g7.6%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.2 g6.5%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan31 mg
Threonine90 mg
Isoleucine119 mg
Leucine140 mg
Lysine153 mg
Methionine31 mg
Cystine38 mg
Phenylalanine76 mg
Tyrosine51 mg
Valine124 mg
Arginine151 mg
Histidine50 mg
Alanine152 mg
Aspartic Acid374 mg
Glutamic Acid528.1 mg
Glycine105 mg
Proline171 mg
Serine123 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.23 g0.35%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.05 g0.26%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids5 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids96 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water91.8 g
Ash0.6 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 24 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.23 g 0.35%

Saturated Fat 0.05 g 0.26%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 8 mg 0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 4.1 g 1.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.9 g7.6%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 3.2 g 6.5%

Vitamin A 19% Vitamin C 53%

Calcium 2.5% Iron 4.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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