Easy Tofu Scramble Recipe

Easy Tofu Scramble has a average-calorie, low-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Vitamin C.

The food contains 7.3g 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 13.1 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

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

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 a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

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 Easy Tofu Scramble, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein26%
 Calories from Fat59%
 Calories from Carbs15%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very high in Calcium
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A588.5 IU11.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C19.6 mg32.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate27.7 mcg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium216.2 mg21.6%Top 10%Very High
Iron2 mg11.3%Top 30%High
Magnesium41.9 mg10.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus137.2 mg13.7%Top 30%High
Potassium218.9 mg6.3%Top 30%High
Sodium48.6 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.68 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.68 mg33.8%Top 10%Very High
Selenium10.8 mcg15.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4.9 g1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.5 g5.9%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.6 g
Glucose0.7 mg
Fructose0.7 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein8.9 g17.7%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.7 mg
Isoleucine0.7 mg
Leucine0.7 mg
Lysine0.7 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.7 mg
Tyrosine0.7 mg
Valine0.7 mg
Arginine0.7 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.7 mg
Aspartic Acid1.4 mg
Glutamic Acid2 mg
Glycine0.7 mg
Proline0.7 mg
Serine0.7 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat8.9 g13.7%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.5 g7.4%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat4.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.7 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 187 Calories from Fat 119

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13.2 g 20.3%

Saturated Fat 2.2 g 11%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 71.9 mg 3%

Total Carbohydrates 7.3 g 2.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.8%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 13.1 g 26.2%

Vitamin A 17.4% Vitamin C 48.3%

Calcium 32% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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