Baccala Fritto: Fried Salt Cod Recipe

Baccala Fritto: Fried Salt Cod 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 93g 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 158 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 very 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 very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 19 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 Italian cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Baccala Fritto: Fried Salt Cod has been given a composite ranking of 51, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein13%
 Calories from Fat80%
 Calories from Carbs7%

Why this is good for you

  • 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 A44 IU0.9%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium674 mg67.4%
Iron19 mg105.6%
Potassium4000 mg114.3%
Sodium18000 mg750%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate93 g31%
Dietary Fiber6 g24%
Sugars6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein158 g316%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat446 g686.2%
Saturated Fat62 g310%
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 4993 Calories from Fat 4013

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 446 g 686.2%

Saturated Fat 62 g 310%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 345 mg 115%

Sodium 18000 mg 750%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g 31%

Dietary Fiber 6 g24%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 158 g 316%

Vitamin A 0.9% Vitamin C

Calcium 67.4% Iron 105.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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