Cooked, Boiled, Drained Dandelion Greens Without Salt

Dandelion Greens, 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 6.4g 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 2 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. 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 ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good 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.

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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Dandelion Greens, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, Without Salt has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein21%
 Calories from Fat14%
 Calories from Carbs66%

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
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A6837.1 IU136.7%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent342 mcg
Alpha Carotene244 mcg
Beta Carotene3939.8 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin82 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin9158.5 mcg
Vitamin C18 mg30%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E2.4 mg8.1%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin K551.5 mcg689.4%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.13 mg8.7%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.18 mg10.3%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.51 mg2.6%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.16 mg8%Mid 40%Average
Folate13 mcg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Food Folate13 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents13 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.06 mg0.57%Mid 40%Average
Choline25 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium140 mg14%Top 30%High
Iron1.8 mg10%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium24 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus42 mg4.2%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium232 mg6.6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium44 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.28 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.12 mg5.8%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.23 mg11.5%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.3 mcg0.43%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6.4 g2.1%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber2.9 g11.6%Top 30%High
Sugars0.5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2 g4%Bottom 30%Low

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.6 g0.92%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.15 g0.73%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.3 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids38 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids224 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water89.8 g
Ash1.2 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 33 Calories from Fat 5

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.6 g 0.92%

Saturated Fat 0.15 g 0.73%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 44 mg 1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 6.4 g 2.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.6%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 2 g 4%

Vitamin A 136.7% Vitamin C 30%

Calcium 14% Iron 10%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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