Cooked, Boiled,Drained Frozen Asparagus With Salt

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

The food contains 1.92g 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 2.95 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. 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 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 an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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.

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 Asparagus, Frozen, Cooked, Boiled, Drained, With Salt, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein51%
 Calories from Fat16%
 Calories from Carbs33%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • 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 A805.9 IU16.1%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent40 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene483 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene24 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin618.1 mcg
Vitamin C24.4 mg40.7%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E1.2 mg4%Top 30%High
Beta Tocopherol0 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0.2 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K80 mcg100%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.06 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.1 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Niacin1 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.02 mg1%Bottom 30%Low
Folate135 mcg33.8%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate135 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents135 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.16 mg1.6%Mid 40%Average
Choline20.9 mg
Betaine0.7 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium18 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.56 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium10 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus49 mg4.9%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium172 mg4.9%Mid 40%Average
Sodium240 mg10%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.41 mg2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.1 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.14 mg7%Mid 40%Average
Selenium3.9 mcg5.6%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate1.92 g0.6%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber1.6 g6.4%Mid 40%Average
Starch0 g
Sugars0.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein3 g5.9%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan29 mg
Threonine82 mg
Isoleucine109 mg
Leucine128 mg
Lysine140 mg
Methionine28 mg
Cystine35 mg
Phenylalanine70 mg
Tyrosine47 mg
Valine114 mg
Arginine138 mg
Histidine46 mg
Alanine139 mg
Aspartic Acid342 mg
Glutamic Acid483 mg
Glycine96 mg
Proline157 mg
Serine112 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.42 g0.65%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.1 g0.48%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.2 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids10 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids175 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water94.1 g
Ash0.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 18 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.42 g 0.65%

Saturated Fat 0.1 g 0.48%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 240 mg 10%

Total Carbohydrates 1.92 g 0.6%

Dietary Fiber 1.6 g6.4%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 3 g 5.9%

Vitamin A 16.1% Vitamin C 40.7%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 3.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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