Green Chilies Stuffed and Fried (Set Your Mouth on Fire) Recipe

Green Chilies Stuffed and Fried (Set Your Mouth on Fire) has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.

The food contains 21g 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. With 6.1 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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 gives a good yield of Iron at 23 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. 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. 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 Green Chilies Stuffed and Fried (Set Your Mouth on Fire) has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat34%
 Calories from Carbs51%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Calcium
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A4.6 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C143.5 mg239.2%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin3.7 mg18.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.93 mg46.3%Top 10%Very High
Folate22.2 mcg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium282.4 mg28.2%Top 10%Very High
Iron21.3 mg118.3%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium131.5 mg32.9%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus200 mg20%Top 30%High
Potassium0.93 mg0.03%Bottom 30%Low
Sodium45.1 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.9 mg12.3%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.93 mg46.3%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.9 mg92.6%Top 10%Very High
Selenium4.6 mcg6.6%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate19.4 g6.5%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber4.4 g17.8%Top 10%Very High
Sugars3.6 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0.9 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein5.6 g11.3%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat5.8 g9%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.46 g2.3%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat3.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.9 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash3.7 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 141 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.3 g 9.7%

Saturated Fat 0.5 g 2.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 48.7 mg 2%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g 7%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.2%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 6.1 g 12.2%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 258.3%

Calcium 30.5% Iron 127.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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