Ginger Cake: Bolo do Gengibre Recipe

Ginger Cake: Bolo do Gengibre has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 824g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high in complex carbs and very 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 bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 95 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.

Not only that, the very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and very high in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 37 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 very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

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

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 21, for Ginger Cake: Bolo do Gengibre, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat39%
 Calories from Carbs54%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A4 IU0.1%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium1 mg0.1%
Iron37 mg205.6%
Potassium4000 mg114.3%
Sodium2000 mg83.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate824 g274.7%
Dietary Fiber17 g68%
Sugars412 g

Protein Analysis

Protein95 g190%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat265 g407.7%
Saturated Fat103 g515%
Total Trans Fatty Acids18 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 6023 Calories from Fat 2384

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 265 g 407.7%

Saturated Fat 103 g 515%

Trans Fat 18 g

Cholesterol 1000 mg 333.3%

Sodium 2000 mg 83.3%

Total Carbohydrates 824 g 274.7%

Dietary Fiber 17 g68%

Sugars 412 g

Protein 95 g 190%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.1% Iron 205.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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