Epazote, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 7.44g 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 0.33 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high 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.

It belongs to Mexican cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Epazote, Raw has been given a composite ranking of 98, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat13%
 Calories from Carbs83%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Riboflavin
  • No Cholesterol
  • High in Calcium
  • Very low in Sodium
  • Very high in Folate

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A57 IU1.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent3 mcg
Beta Carotene38 mcg
Vitamin C3.6 mg6%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.03 mg1.9%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.35 mg20.5%Top 30%High
Niacin0.64 mg3.2%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.15 mg7.6%Mid 40%Average
Folate215 mcg53.8%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate215 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents215 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.18 mg1.8%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium275 mg27.5%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.9 mg10.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium121 mg30.2%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus86 mg8.6%Mid 40%Average
Potassium633 mg18.1%Top 10%Very High
Sodium43 mg1.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc1.1 mg7.3%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.19 mg9.5%Top 30%High
Manganese3.1 mg154.9%Top 10%Very High
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate7.4 g2.5%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber3.8 g15.2%Top 30%High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein0.33 g0.66%Bottom 10%Very Low

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.52 g0.8%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water89.2 g
Ash2.5 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 32 Calories from Fat 4

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.52 g 0.8%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 43 mg 1.8%

Total Carbohydrates 7.4 g 2.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.2%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 0.33 g 0.66%

Vitamin A 1.1% Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 27.5% Iron 10.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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