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Lambsquarters

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

The food contains 7.3g 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 4.2 gms of protein, it is average 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'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.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average 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.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

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

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein32%
 Calories from Fat14%
 Calories from Carbs55%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A11601.3 IU232%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent580 mcg
Vitamin C80 mg133.3%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.16 mg10.7%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.44 mg25.9%Top 30%High
Niacin1.2 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.27 mg13.7%Mid 40%Average
Folate30 mcg7.5%Top 30%High
Food Folate30 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents30 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.09 mg0.92%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium309 mg30.9%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.2 mg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium34 mg8.5%Top 30%High
Phosphorus72 mg7.2%Mid 40%Average
Potassium452 mg12.9%Top 30%High
Sodium43 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.44 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.29 mg14.7%Top 30%High
Manganese0.78 mg39.1%Top 30%High
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate7.3 g2.4%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber4 g16%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein4.2 g8.4%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan38 mg
Threonine163 mg
Isoleucine253 mg
Leucine350 mg
Lysine354 mg
Methionine49 mg
Cystine89 mg
Phenylalanine166 mg
Tyrosine175 mg
Valine226 mg
Arginine253 mg
Histidine116 mg
Alanine322 mg
Aspartic Acid431 mg
Glutamic Acid521 mg
Glycine249 mg
Proline223 mg
Serine200 mg

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat0.8 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.06 g0.3%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.4 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids36 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids313 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water84.3 g
Ash3.4 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 43 Calories from Fat 7

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.8 g 1.2%

Saturated Fat 0.06 g 0.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 43 mg 1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 7.3 g 2.4%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 4.2 g 8.4%

Vitamin A 232% Vitamin C 133.3%

Calcium 30.9% Iron 6.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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