Unprepared Frozen Turnip Greens

Turnip Greens, Frozen, Unprepared has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 3.67g 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 2.47 gms of protein, it is low 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 average. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good 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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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 100, for Turnip Greens, Frozen, Unprepared, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein36%
 Calories from Fat10%
 Calories from Carbs54%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A6183.1 IU123.7%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent309 mcg
Vitamin C26.8 mg44.7%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.04 mg2.9%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.09 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.38 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.1 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Folate74 mcg18.5%Top 30%High
Food Folate74 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents74 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.14 mg1.4%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium118 mg11.8%Top 30%High
Iron1.5 mg8.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium27 mg6.8%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus27 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium184 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Sodium12 mg0.5%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.17 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.06 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.37 mg18.5%Top 30%High
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.7 g1.2%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2.5 g10%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.5 g4.9%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan43 mg
Threonine135 mg
Isoleucine128 mg
Leucine226 mg
Lysine161 mg
Methionine56 mg
Cystine28 mg
Phenylalanine152 mg
Tyrosine96 mg
Valine168 mg
Arginine154 mg
Histidine60 mg
Alanine169 mg
Aspartic Acid260 mg
Glutamic Acid337 mg
Glycine148 mg
Proline116 mg
Serine101 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.31 g0.48%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.07 g0.37%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids87 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids38 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water92.9 g
Ash0.6 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 22 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.31 g 0.48%

Saturated Fat 0.07 g 0.37%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 12 mg 0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 3.7 g 1.2%

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g10%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 2.5 g 4.9%

Vitamin A 123.7% Vitamin C 44.7%

Calcium 11.8% Iron 8.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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