Atlantic Salmon in a Potato Crust with Chive Oil and Leek Puree Recipe

Atlantic Salmon in a Potato Crust with Chive Oil and Leek Puree has a very high-calorie, high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 55.2g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and high 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 56.9 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's high MUFA and average PUFA.

It a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin B12.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 gives a good yield of Iron at 15 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also very high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a very high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Main 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 Atlantic Salmon in a Potato Crust with Chive Oil and Leek Puree, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein28%
 Calories from Fat46%
 Calories from Carbs27%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin D
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A3.2 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol4.3 mcg
Vitamin C43.1 mg71.8%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D54.1 IU13.5%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.09 mg5.9%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.09 mg5.2%Top 30%High
Niacin1.6 mg8%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.18 mg8.9%Top 30%High
Folate79.8 mcg19.9%Top 10%Very High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120.53 mcg8.9%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.35 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium70.3 mg7%Top 30%High
Iron1.3 mg7.4%Top 30%High
Magnesium36 mg9%Top 30%High
Phosphorus79.1 mg7.9%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.27 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium15.8 mg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.44 mg3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.09 mg4.4%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.27 mg13.3%Top 30%High
Selenium4.7 mcg6.7%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4.9 g1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2 g7.9%Top 30%High
Sugars1.6 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein5 g10.1%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0.1 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.4 mg
Methionine0.1 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.2 mg
Tyrosine0.2 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.4 mg
Histidine0.1 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.5 mg
Glutamic Acid0.9 mg
Glycine0.3 mg
Proline0.3 mg
Serine0.3 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.7 g5.7%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.55 g2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat2.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 766 Calories from Fat 374

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 41.6 g 64%

Saturated Fat 6.2 g 31%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 73.8 mg 24.6%

Sodium 178 mg 7.4%

Total Carbohydrates 55.2 g 18.4%

Dietary Fiber 22.4 g89.6%

Sugars 18.4 g

Protein 56.9 g 113.8%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 810%

Calcium 79.3% Iron 83.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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