Broccoli Florets

Goya - Broccoli Florets has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron and Vitamin C.

The food contains 3.31g 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 3.31 gms of protein, it is average 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. 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 is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4.41 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. While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Goya - Broccoli Florets has been given a composite ranking of 97, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein50%
 Calories from Fat0%
 Calories from Carbs50%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A8.8 IU0.2%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin C33.1 mg55.1%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium278.9 mg27.9%Top 30%High
Iron4.4 mg24.5%Mid 40%Average
Potassium446.4 mg12.8%Mid 40%Average
Sodium5.5 mg0.2%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.3 g1.1%Bottom 10%Very Low
Dietary Fiber2.2 g8.8%Mid 40%Average
Sugars1.1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein3.3 g6.6%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 25 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 3 g 1%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 1 g

Protein 3 g 6%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 50%

Calcium 25.3% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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