Cooked Nopales Without Salt

Nopales, Cooked, Without Salt has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content.

The food contains 3.28g 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 1.35 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's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Nopales, Cooked, Without Salt has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein28%
 Calories from Fat2%
 Calories from Carbs69%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A443 IU8.9%Top 30%High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent22 mcg
Alpha Carotene47 mcg
Beta Carotene242 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C5.3 mg8.8%Top 30%High
Vitamin E0 mg
Beta Tocopherol0 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K5.1 mcg6.4%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.01 mg0.73%Bottom 30%Low
Riboflavin0.04 mg2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin0.3 mg1.5%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.07 mg3.3%Mid 40%Average
Folate3 mcg0.8%Mid 40%Average
Food Folate3 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents3 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.15 mg1.5%Mid 40%Average
Choline7.1 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium164 mg16.4%Top 10%Very High
Iron0.5 mg2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Magnesium47 mg11.7%Top 30%High
Phosphorus16 mg1.6%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium195 mg5.6%Mid 40%Average
Sodium20 mg0.8%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.21 mg1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.05 mg2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Manganese0.41 mg20.4%Top 30%High
Selenium0.7 mcg1%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.3 g1.1%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber2 g8%Top 30%High
Sugars1.1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein1.3 g2.7%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan14 mg
Threonine42 mg
Isoleucine52 mg
Leucine82 mg
Lysine63 mg
Methionine16 mg
Cystine8 mg
Phenylalanine52 mg
Tyrosine30 mg
Valine62 mg
Arginine55 mg
Histidine26 mg
Alanine53 mg
Aspartic Acid92 mg
Glutamic Acid154 mg
Glycine48 mg
Proline45 mg
Serine46 mg

Fat Analysis

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water94.3 g
Ash1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 15 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.05 g 0.08%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g 0.03%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 20 mg 0.8%

Total Carbohydrates 3.3 g 1.1%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 1.3 g 2.7%

Vitamin A 8.9% Vitamin C 8.8%

Calcium 16.4% Iron 2.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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