Hormel - Beef has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron.

The food contains 3.57g 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 28.57 gms of protein, it is very high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 3.86 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 very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein65%
 Calories from Fat27%
 Calories from Carbs8%

Why this is good for you

  • Low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Mineral Analysis

Iron3.9 mg21.4%Top 30%High
Sodium4285.7 mg178.6%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate3.6 g1.2%Bottom 10%Very Low
Sugars3.6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein28.6 g57.1%Top 10%Very High

Fat Analysis

Total Fat5.4 g8.2%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat3.6 g17.9%Mid 40%Average

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 50 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.5 g 2.3%

Saturated Fat 1 g 5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 25 mg 8.3%

Sodium 1200 mg 50%

Total Carbohydrates 1 g 0.3%

Dietary Fiber

Sugars 1 g

Protein 8 g 16%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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