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Fiddlehead Ferns

Fiddlehead Ferns, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Niacin.

The food contains 5.54g 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 4.55 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 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. 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.

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

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

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein41%
 Calories from Fat8%
 Calories from Carbs50%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A3617.1 IU72.3%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent181 mcg
Alpha Carotene261 mcg
Beta Carotene2039.9 mcg
Vitamin C26.6 mg44.3%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.02 mg1.3%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.21 mg12.4%Mid 40%Average
Niacin5 mg24.9%Top 30%High
Vitamin B120 mcg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium32 mg3.2%Mid 40%Average
Iron1.3 mg7.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium34 mg8.5%Top 30%High
Phosphorus101 mg10.1%Mid 40%Average
Potassium370 mg10.6%Top 30%High
Sodium1 mg0%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.83 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.32 mg16%Top 30%High
Manganese0.51 mg25.5%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate5.5 g1.8%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein4.5 g9.1%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat0.4 g0.62%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water88.7 g
Ash0.8 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 34 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.4 g 0.62%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1 mg 0%

Total Carbohydrates 5.5 g 1.8%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 4.5 g 9.1%

Vitamin A 72.3% Vitamin C 44.3%

Calcium 3.2% Iron 7.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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