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Celtuce

Celtuce, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 3.65g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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 0.85 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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 average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

It belongs to Asian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Celtuce, Raw has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat13%
 Calories from Carbs71%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A3500.5 IU70%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent175 mcg
Vitamin C19.5 mg32.5%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.06 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.07 mg4.1%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.55 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.05 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Folate46 mcg11.5%Top 30%High
Food Folate46 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents46 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.18 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium39 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.55 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium28 mg7%Top 30%High
Phosphorus39 mg3.9%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium330 mg9.4%Top 30%High
Sodium11 mg0.5%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.27 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.04 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.69 mg34.4%Top 30%High
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate3.6 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.7 g6.8%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein0.85 g1.7%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan6 mg
Threonine39 mg
Isoleucine55 mg
Leucine52 mg
Lysine55 mg
Methionine10 mg
Cystine10 mg
Phenylalanine36 mg
Tyrosine21 mg
Valine46 mg
Arginine46 mg
Histidine15 mg
Alanine37 mg
Aspartic Acid93 mg
Glutamic Acid119 mg
Glycine37 mg
Proline32 mg
Serine26 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat0.3 g0.46%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water94.5 g
Ash0.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 18 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.3 g 0.46%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 11 mg 0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 3.6 g 1.2%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 0.85 g 1.7%

Vitamin A 70% Vitamin C 32.5%

Calcium 3.9% Iron 3.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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