Pumpkin Leaves

Pumpkin Leaves, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A.

The food contains 2.33g 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. With 3.15 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 98, for Pumpkin Leaves, Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein49%
 Calories from Fat14%
 Calories from Carbs37%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1942.1 IU38.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent97 mcg
Vitamin C11 mg18.3%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.09 mg6.3%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.13 mg7.5%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.92 mg4.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.21 mg10.4%Mid 40%Average
Folate36 mcg9%Top 30%High
Food Folate36 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents36 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.04 mg0.42%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium39 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Iron2.2 mg12.3%Top 30%High
Magnesium38 mg9.5%Top 30%High
Phosphorus104 mg10.4%Mid 40%Average
Potassium436.1 mg12.5%Top 30%High
Sodium11 mg0.5%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.2 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.13 mg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.36 mg17.8%Top 30%High
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate2.33 g0.8%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein3.2 g6.3%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan41 mg
Threonine156 mg
Isoleucine156 mg
Leucine318 mg
Lysine200 mg
Methionine54 mg
Cystine32 mg
Phenylalanine171 mg
Tyrosine156 mg
Valine181 mg
Arginine217 mg
Histidine50 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.4 g0.62%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.21 g1%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids12 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids10 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water92.9 g
Ash1.2 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 19 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.4 g 0.62%

Saturated Fat 0.21 g 1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 11 mg 0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 2.33 g 0.8%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 3.2 g 6.3%

Vitamin A 38.8% Vitamin C 18.3%

Calcium 3.9% Iron 12.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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