Lost_soul's Tuna Salad Recipe

Lost_soul's Tuna Salad has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 20.2g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 24.3 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 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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average 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 a 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 99, for Lost_soul's Tuna Salad, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein25%
 Calories from Fat55%
 Calories from Carbs21%

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 Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1.8 IU0%Mid 40%Average
Retinol147.5 mcg
Vitamin C9.2 mg15.4%Top 30%High
Vitamin D51.2 IU12.8%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin2.6 mg13.2%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.26 mg13.2%Top 30%High
Folate41.2 mcg10.3%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B122.1 mcg35.2%Top 10%Very High
Pantothenic Acid0.79 mg7.9%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium25.3 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.79 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium25.6 mg6.4%Top 30%High
Phosphorus85.5 mg8.5%Mid 40%Average
Potassium0.26 mg0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium72.4 mg3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.53 mg3.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium8.7 mcg12.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.3 g1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2.6 g10.2%Top 30%High
Sugars1.2 g
Glucose0.3 mg
Fructose0.3 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein6.4 g12.8%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0.3 mg
Isoleucine0.3 mg
Leucine0.3 mg
Lysine0.5 mg
Methionine0.3 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0.3 mg
Tyrosine0.3 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0.3 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.8 mg
Glutamic Acid1.1 mg
Glycine0.3 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.3 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.3 g9.7%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1 g5.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat3.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.6 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 378 Calories from Fat 216

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 24 g 36.9%

Saturated Fat 3.9 g 19.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 36.1 mg 12%

Sodium 274.4 mg 11.4%

Total Carbohydrates 20.2 g 6.7%

Dietary Fiber 9.7 g38.8%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 24.3 g 48.6%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 58.3%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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