Scrumptious Yule Log! (Chocolate Roulade) Recipe

Scrumptious Yule Log! (Chocolate Roulade) has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 41.9g 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. With 10.6 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. 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 6 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 a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to European cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat63%
 Calories from Carbs30%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Iron
  • 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 A691.7 IU13.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol194 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D34.6 IU8.6%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate22.6 mcg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.75 mg7.5%Top 30%High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium62.4 mg6.2%Top 30%High
Iron4.5 mg25.1%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium78.2 mg19.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus172.9 mg17.3%Top 30%High
Potassium252.6 mg7.2%Top 30%High
Sodium66.4 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc2.3 mg15%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.75 mg37.6%Top 10%Very High
Manganese0.75 mg37.6%Top 10%Very High
Selenium12 mcg17.2%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate31.5 g10.5%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber4.2 g16.8%Top 10%Very High
Sugars23.2 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein8 g15.9%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0.8 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.8 mg
Arginine0.8 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0.8 mg
Glutamic Acid0.8 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0.8 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat29.5 g45.5%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat17.4 g86.8%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat8.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0.8 g
Ash1.5 g
Caffeine18 mg
Theobromine284.2 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 516 Calories from Fat 353

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 39.3 g 60.5%

Saturated Fat 23.1 g 115.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 240.9 mg 80.3%

Sodium 88.3 mg 3.7%

Total Carbohydrates 41.9 g 14%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 30.8 g

Protein 10.6 g 21.2%

Vitamin A 18.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 8.3% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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