Duck Confit 6 Recipe

Duck Confit 6 has a very high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 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 122 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.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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 very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

It belongs to French cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Duck Confit 6 has been given a composite ranking of 33, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat92%
 Calories from Carbs0%

Why this is good for you

  • 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 A38 IU0.8%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium152 mg15.2%
Iron23 mg127.8%
Potassium2000 mg57.1%
Sodium6000 mg250%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7 g2.3%
Dietary Fiber0.84 g3.4%
Sugars0.1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein122 g244%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat634 g975.4%
Saturated Fat211 g1055%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 6281 Calories from Fat 5708

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 634 g 975.4%

Saturated Fat 211 g 1055%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1000 mg 333.3%

Sodium 6000 mg 250%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g 2.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.84 g3.4%

Sugars 0.1 g

Protein 122 g 244%

Vitamin A 0.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 15.2% Iron 127.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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