Sweet Orange Glazed Pork Chops Recipe

Sweet Orange Glazed Pork Chops has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Thiamin, Riboflavin and Niacin.

The food contains 22.2g 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 7.8 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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. It is also 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Sweet Orange Glazed Pork Chops has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein25%
 Calories from Fat2%
 Calories from Carbs72%

Why this is good for you

  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A137 IU2.7%Mid 40%Average
Retinol30 mcg
Vitamin C9.9 mg16.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin D29.4 IU7.4%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.29 mg19.4%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin0.29 mg17.1%Top 10%Very High
Niacin4.7 mg23.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin B60.29 mg14.6%Top 30%High
Folate10.8 mcg2.7%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid2.6 mcg
Vitamin B120.29 mcg4.9%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.58 mg5.8%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium81 mg8.1%Top 30%High
Iron0.58 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium23.6 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus177.8 mg17.8%Top 30%High
Potassium0.29 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium29.2 mg1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.2 mg7.8%Top 30%High
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium19.2 mcg27.5%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6.5 g2.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.09 g0.35%Bottom 30%Low
Sugars4.4 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2.3 g4.5%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0.3 mg
Threonine0.6 mg
Isoleucine0.6 mg
Leucine0.6 mg
Lysine1.2 mg
Methionine0.3 mg
Cystine0.3 mg
Phenylalanine0.6 mg
Tyrosine0.6 mg
Valine0.9 mg
Arginine0.9 mg
Histidine0.6 mg
Alanine0.9 mg
Aspartic Acid1.2 mg
Glutamic Acid2.3 mg
Glycine0.6 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.6 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.09 g0.13%Bottom 10%Very Low
Saturated Fat0.03 g0.15%Bottom 10%Very Low
Monounsaturated Fat1.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water74.9 g
Ash0.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 123 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.3 g 0.46%

Saturated Fat 0.1 g 0.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 3.4 mg 1.1%

Sodium 100.1 mg 4.2%

Total Carbohydrates 22.2 g 7.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.3 g1.2%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 7.8 g 15.6%

Vitamin A 9.4% Vitamin C 56.7%

Calcium 27.8% Iron 11.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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