Corn and Quinoa Chowder Recipe

Corn and Quinoa Chowder has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 46.1g 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 10.2 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average MUFA and low PUFA.

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. 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 an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Corn and Quinoa Chowder has been given a composite ranking of 97, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein14%
 Calories from Fat22%
 Calories from Carbs64%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0.28 IU0.01%Bottom 30%Low
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C14.2 mg23.7%Top 30%High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin1.1 mg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.28 mg14.2%Top 30%High
Folate37 mcg9.3%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.28 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium14.2 mg1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Iron0.85 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium30.5 mg7.6%Top 30%High
Phosphorus81.2 mg8.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium249.6 mg7.1%Top 30%High
Sodium16.5 mg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.57 mg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.28 mg14.2%Top 30%High
Selenium2 mcg2.8%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate13.1 g4.4%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber1.6 g6.4%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0.6 g
Glucose0.3 mg
Fructose0.3 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.9 g5.8%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0.3 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0.3 mg
Arginine0.3 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0.3 mg
Aspartic Acid0.3 mg
Glutamic Acid0.6 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0.3 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2 g3%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.26 g1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash0.9 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 272 Calories from Fat 62

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.9 g 10.6%

Saturated Fat 0.9 g 4.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 58 mg 2.4%

Total Carbohydrates 46.1 g 15.4%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 10.2 g 20.4%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 83.3%

Calcium 5% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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