Swamp Cabbage (Skunk Cabbage)

Swamp Cabbage, (Skunk Cabbage), Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 3.14g 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 2.6 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 is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

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 Swamp Cabbage, (Skunk Cabbage), Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein42%
 Calories from Fat7%
 Calories from Carbs51%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A6299.4 IU126%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent315 mcg
Vitamin C55 mg91.7%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.03 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.1 mg5.9%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.9 mg4.5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.1 mg4.8%Mid 40%Average
Folate57 mcg14.3%Top 30%High
Food Folate57 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents57 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.14 mg1.4%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium77 mg7.7%Top 30%High
Iron1.7 mg9.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium71 mg17.8%Top 30%High
Phosphorus39 mg3.9%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium312 mg8.9%Mid 40%Average
Sodium113 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.18 mg1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.02 mg1.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Manganese0.16 mg8%Mid 40%Average
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.1 g1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2.1 g8.4%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.6 g5.2%Bottom 30%Low
Threonine140 mg
Isoleucine104 mg
Leucine146 mg
Lysine109 mg
Methionine44 mg
Cystine28 mg
Phenylalanine127 mg
Tyrosine80 mg
Valine135 mg
Arginine148 mg
Histidine47 mg
Alanine109 mg
Aspartic Acid650.1 mg
Glutamic Acid252 mg
Glycine99 mg
Proline88 mg
Serine122 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.2 g0.31%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water92.5 g
Ash1.6 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 19 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.2 g 0.31%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 113 mg 4.7%

Total Carbohydrates 3.1 g 1%

Dietary Fiber 2.1 g8.4%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 2.6 g 5.2%

Vitamin A 126% Vitamin C 91.7%

Calcium 7.7% Iron 9.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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