Dark Chocolate Semifreddo Recipe

Dark Chocolate Semifreddo has a high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 19.7g 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 8 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5 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. 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 high 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 Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat74%
 Calories from Carbs19%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A892.5 IU17.9%Top 10%Very High
Retinol246.3 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D42.5 IU10.6%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate27.5 mcg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.3 mg12.5%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium102.5 mg10.3%Top 30%High
Iron6.3 mg34.7%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium125 mg31.3%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus247.5 mg24.8%Top 10%Very High
Potassium406.3 mg11.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium76.5 mg3.2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc3.8 mg25%Top 10%Very High
Copper1.3 mg62.5%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.3 mg62.5%Top 10%Very High
Selenium12.5 mcg17.9%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate24.6 g8.2%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber5.9 g23.5%Top 10%Very High
Sugars12.4 g
Sucrose11.3 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein10 g20%Top 30%High
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 Acid1.3 mg
Glutamic Acid1.3 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat43.6 g67.1%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat26.3 g131.3%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat13.8 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.3 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water70 g
Ash2.5 g
Caffeine28.8 mg
Theobromine460 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 382 Calories from Fat 314

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 34.9 g 53.7%

Saturated Fat 21 g 105%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 169.1 mg 56.4%

Sodium 61.2 mg 2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 19.7 g 6.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 9.9 g

Protein 8 g 16%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 8.2% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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