Cooked, Boiled,Drained Asparagus With Salt

Asparagus, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, With Salt has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin K and Folate.

The food contains 4.11g 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 2.4 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 low. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Asparagus, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, With Salt has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein34%
 Calories from Fat7%
 Calories from Carbs59%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin K
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1005.9 IU20.1%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent50 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene604 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene30 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin771 mcg
Vitamin C7.7 mg12.8%Top 30%High
Vitamin E1.5 mg5%Top 30%High
Vitamin K50.6 mcg63.2%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.16 mg10.8%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.14 mg8.2%Mid 40%Average
Niacin1.1 mg5.4%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.08 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Folate149 mcg37.2%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate149 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents149 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.22 mg2.2%Mid 40%Average
Choline26.1 mg
Betaine0.9 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium23 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.91 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium14 mg3.5%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus54 mg5.4%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium224 mg6.4%Mid 40%Average
Sodium240 mg10%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.6 mg4%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.17 mg8.3%Top 30%High
Manganese0.15 mg7.7%Mid 40%Average
Selenium6.1 mcg8.7%Mid 40%Average
Fluoride21.9 mcg

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4.1 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2 g8%Top 30%High
Starch0 g
Sugars1.3 g
Sucrose80 mg
Glucose420 mg
Fructose790 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.4 g4.8%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan29 mg
Threonine92 mg
Isoleucine82 mg
Leucine140 mg
Lysine113 mg
Methionine34 mg
Cystine34 mg
Phenylalanine82 mg
Tyrosine57 mg
Valine125 mg
Arginine99 mg
Histidine53 mg
Alanine125 mg
Aspartic Acid555 mg
Glutamic Acid255 mg
Glycine101 mg
Proline77 mg
Serine116 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.22 g0.34%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.05 g0.24%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids29 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids76 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water92.6 g
Ash0.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 22 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.22 g 0.34%

Saturated Fat 0.05 g 0.24%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 240 mg 10%

Total Carbohydrates 4.1 g 1.4%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 2.4 g 4.8%

Vitamin A 20.1% Vitamin C 12.8%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 5.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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