Gluten-Free Delirious Chocolate Cake! Recipe

Gluten-Free Delirious Chocolate Cake! has a high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 33.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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. Its high sugar content puts it in the top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 8.6 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 very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat67%
 Calories from Carbs26%

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 A918.9 IU18.4%Top 10%Very High
Retinol253.3 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D51.1 IU12.8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate27.8 mcg6.9%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid1.1 mg11.1%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium58.9 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Iron5.6 mg30.9%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium96.7 mg24.2%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus200 mg20%Top 30%High
Potassium295.6 mg8.4%Top 30%High
Sodium69.1 mg2.9%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc3.3 mg22.2%Top 10%Very High
Copper1.1 mg55.6%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.1 mg55.6%Top 10%Very High
Selenium15.6 mcg22.2%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate37.7 g12.6%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber5.3 g21.3%Top 10%Very High
Sugars28.3 g
Sucrose27.8 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein9.6 g19.1%Top 30%High
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine1.1 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid1.1 mg
Glutamic Acid1.1 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine1.1 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat43.4 g66.8%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat25.9 g129.4%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat12.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.2 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water36.7 g
Ash1.1 g
Caffeine22.2 mg
Theobromine360 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 476 Calories from Fat 352

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 39.1 g 60.2%

Saturated Fat 23.3 g 116.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 212.3 mg 70.8%

Sodium 62.2 mg 2.6%

Total Carbohydrates 33.9 g 11.3%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 25.5 g

Protein 8.6 g 17.2%

Vitamin A 16.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 5.3% Iron 27.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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