Chorizo Garcia

Andy Garcia Foods - Chorizo Garcia has a high-calorie, low-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A.

The food contains 5.26g 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. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 15.91 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its very high fat content, it could be unsuitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons.

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein13%
 Calories from Fat83%
 Calories from Carbs4%

Why this is good for you

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat
  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1322.8 IU26.5%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin C0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium0 mg
Iron1.9 mg10.5%Mid 40%Average
Sodium881.8 mg36.7%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.3 g1.8%Bottom 10%Very Low
Dietary Fiber1.8 g7.1%Mid 40%Average
Sugars0 g

Protein Analysis

Protein15.9 g31.8%Top 30%High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat45.8 g70.5%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat10.6 g53.2%Top 10%Very High

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 280 Calories from Fat 234

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 26 g 40%

Saturated Fat 6 g 30.2%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 120 mg 40%

Sodium 500 mg 20.8%

Total Carbohydrates 2.98 g 1%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 9 g 18%

Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C

Calcium Iron 5.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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