Snail Butter / Beurre D'Escargots Recipe

Snail Butter / Beurre D'Escargots has a low-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 0.7g 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. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 0.1 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein1%
 Calories from Fat91%
 Calories from Carbs8%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Cholesterol

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1977.8 IU39.6%Top 10%Very High
Retinol333.3 mcg
Vitamin C11.1 mg18.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin D33.3 IU8.3%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0 mg
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate22.2 mcg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium44.4 mg4.4%Mid 40%Average
Iron0 mg
Magnesium11.1 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus44.4 mg4.4%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium188.9 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Sodium4947.8 mg206.2%Top 10%Very High
Zinc0 mg
Copper0 mg
Manganese0 mg
Selenium0 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7.8 g2.6%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.1 g2.2%Bottom 30%Low
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 Fat40 g61.5%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat25.6 g127.8%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat11.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash11.1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 36 Calories from Fat 33

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.6 g 5.5%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g 11.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 9.7 mg 3.2%

Sodium 445.3 mg 18.6%

Total Carbohydrates 0.7 g 0.23%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 0.1 g 0.2%

Vitamin A 3.6% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 0.4% Iron

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Source: http://www.food.com/recipe/snail-butter-beurre-descargots-7376 Embed Table:

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