Pomegranate Fontina Rice Balls Recipe

Pomegranate Fontina Rice Balls has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Iron.

The food contains 159g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high in complex carbs and average 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 average sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 42 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.

Moreover, 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 10 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.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 72, for Pomegranate Fontina Rice Balls, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein3%
 Calories from Fat84%
 Calories from Carbs13%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Calcium
  • 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 A6 IU0.1%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium682 mg68.2%
Iron10 mg55.6%
Potassium504 mg14.4%
Sodium2000 mg83.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate159 g53%
Dietary Fiber8 g32%
Sugars14 g

Protein Analysis

Protein42 g84%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat472 g726.2%
Saturated Fat43 g215%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 5027 Calories from Fat 4247

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 472 g 726.2%

Saturated Fat 43 g 215%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 287 mg 95.7%

Sodium 2000 mg 83.3%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g 53%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 14 g

Protein 42 g 84%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 68.2% Iron 55.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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