Cooked, Boiled, Drained Garden Cress Without Salt

Cress, Garden, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, Without Salt has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

The food contains 3.81g 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 1.9 gms of protein, it is low 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. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

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 a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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 European cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side 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 Cress, Garden, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, Without Salt, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein27%
 Calories from Fat19%
 Calories from Carbs54%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A4648.6 IU93%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent232 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene2790.2 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin8403.1 mcg
Vitamin C23 mg38.3%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E0.5 mg1.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin K383.4 mcg479.2%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.06 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.16 mg9.4%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.8 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.16 mg7.9%Mid 40%Average
Folate37 mcg9.3%Top 30%High
Food Folate37 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents37 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.16 mg1.6%Mid 40%Average
Choline13.8 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium61 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.8 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium26 mg6.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus48 mg4.8%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium353 mg10.1%Top 30%High
Sodium8 mg0.3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.15 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.11 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.37 mg18.6%Top 30%High
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.8 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.7 g2.8%Mid 40%Average
Starch0 g
Sugars3.1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.9 g3.8%Bottom 30%Low

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.6 g0.92%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.02 g0.1%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids65 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids130 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water92.5 g
Ash1.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 23 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.6 g 0.92%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g 0.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 8 mg 0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 3.8 g 1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.7 g2.8%

Sugars 3.1 g

Protein 1.9 g 3.8%

Vitamin A 93% Vitamin C 38.3%

Calcium 6.1% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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