Turkey Pastrami

Pastrami, Turkey has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 3.44g 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 16.3 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the average 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 average in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is average.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4.2 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Romanian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Pastrami, Turkey has been given a composite ranking of 20, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein48%
 Calories from Fat41%
 Calories from Carbs10%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A24 IU0.5%Mid 40%Average
Retinol4 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent4 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene7 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C8.1 mg13.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin E0.22 mg0.73%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin K0 mcg
Thiamin0.06 mg3.7%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.25 mg14.7%Top 30%High
Niacin3.5 mg17.6%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.27 mg13.5%Mid 40%Average
Folate5 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average
Food Folate5 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents5 mcg
Vitamin B120.24 mcg4%Top 30%High
Pantothenic Acid0.58 mg5.8%Top 30%High
Choline66.7 mg
Betaine5.9 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium11 mg1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Iron4.2 mg23.3%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium14 mg3.5%Bottom 30%Low
Phosphorus200 mg20%Mid 40%Average
Potassium345 mg9.9%Top 30%High
Sodium981 mg40.9%Top 10%Very High
Zinc2.2 mg14.4%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.05 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.01 mg0.65%Bottom 30%Low
Selenium16.1 mcg23%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.4 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0.1 g0.4%Mid 40%Average
Starch0 g
Sugars3.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein16.3 g32.6%Top 30%High
Tryptophan203 mg
Threonine797.9 mg
Isoleucine917.9 mg
Leucine1420.8 mg
Lysine1661.9 mg
Methionine512 mg
Cystine206 mg
Phenylalanine714.9 mg
Tyrosine694.1 mg
Valine952.1 mg
Arginine1289.8 mg
Histidine549 mg
Alanine1166.1 mg
Aspartic Acid1760.8 mg
Glutamic Acid2920.5 mg
Glycine1103.1 mg
Proline850.1 mg
Serine805.9 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.2 g9.6%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1.7 g8.5%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat2.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.6 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids116 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids1393.2 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water71.7 g
Ash4 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 133 Calories from Fat 56

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.2 g 9.6%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g 8.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 68 mg 22.7%

Sodium 981 mg 40.9%

Total Carbohydrates 3.4 g 1.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.1 g0.4%

Sugars 3.3 g

Protein 16.3 g 32.6%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 13.5%

Calcium 1.1% Iron 23.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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