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Mild Snack Stick

Frito Lay Matador - Mild Snack Stick has a very high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Iron.

The food contains 7.14g 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 21.43 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the top 10% of all food items. It is also ranked in the top 10 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It gives a good yield of Iron at 21.43 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 very high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Snack.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein16%
 Calories from Fat79%
 Calories from Carbs5%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Saturated Fat

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A50 IU1%Top 30%High
Vitamin C0 mg

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium339.3 mg33.9%Top 30%High
Iron21.4 mg119%Top 10%Very High
Potassium3571.4 mg102%Top 10%Very High
Sodium1500 mg62.5%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate7.1 g2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein21.4 g42.9%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat46.4 g71.4%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat17.9 g89.3%Top 10%Very High
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 150 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 13 g 20%

Saturated Fat 5 g 25%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30 mg 10%

Sodium 420 mg 17.5%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g 0.7%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 6 g 12%

Vitamin A 0.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.5% Iron 33.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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