Original Snack Sticks

Matador - Original Snack Sticks 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 7.05g 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 sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 21.16 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 very high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is very high in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 3.81 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.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 1, for Matador - Original Snack Sticks, and we advise that this food sparingly.

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

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Vitamin C0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium705.5 mg70.5%Top 10%Very High
Iron3.8 mg21.2%Top 10%Very High
Sodium1481.5 mg61.7%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

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

Protein Analysis

Protein21.2 g42.3%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat45.9 g70.5%Top 10%Very High
Saturated Fat17.6 g88.2%Top 10%Very High
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 150 Calories from Fat 120

% 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 Vitamin C

Calcium 20% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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