Crawfish Boil 2 Recipe

Crawfish Boil 2 has a very high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Iron.

The food contains 26g 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 low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 75 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is high in saturated fats and average in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 8 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. It has a very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

It belongs to Jamaican cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein49%
 Calories from Fat34%
 Calories from Carbs17%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Calcium
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A33 IU0.7%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium220 mg22%
Iron8 mg44.4%
Potassium2000 mg57.1%
Sodium17000 mg708.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate26 g8.7%
Dietary Fiber5 g20%
Sugars2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein75 g150%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat23 g35.4%
Saturated Fat6 g30%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0.8 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 616 Calories from Fat 209

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 23 g 35.4%

Saturated Fat 6 g 30%

Trans Fat 0.8 g

Cholesterol 485 mg 161.7%

Sodium 17000 mg 708.3%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g 8.7%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 75 g 150%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 22% Iron 44.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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