Gluten-Free Cocoa Brownies Recipe

Gluten-Free Cocoa Brownies has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 18.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and high 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 top 10 percentile. This is often undesirable for people watching their sugar intake. With 1.8 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 average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's low MUFA and low PUFA.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

It belongs to American cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat49%
 Calories from Carbs46%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A739.5 IU14.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol202.6 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin D34.2 IU8.6%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate13.2 mcg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium31.6 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron2.6 mg14.6%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium50 mg12.5%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus118.4 mg11.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium181.6 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Sodium338.7 mg14.1%Top 30%High
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium7.9 mcg11.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate49.5 g16.5%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber2.9 g11.6%Top 30%High
Sugars43.9 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein4.7 g9.5%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

Fat Analysis

Total Fat23.4 g36%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat14.2 g71.1%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat5.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash2.6 g
Caffeine21.1 mg
Theobromine194.7 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 153 Calories from Fat 80

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 8.9 g 13.7%

Saturated Fat 5.4 g 27%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 51.3 mg 17.1%

Sodium 128.7 mg 5.4%

Total Carbohydrates 18.8 g 6.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.4%

Sugars 16.7 g

Protein 1.8 g 3.6%

Vitamin A 5.6% Vitamin C

Calcium 1.2% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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