Chicken Souvlaki Gyro Style Recipe

Chicken Souvlaki Gyro Style has a very high-calorie, high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 55.9g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and average 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 44.4 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.

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

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 8.1 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. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

It belongs to Greek cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 43, for Chicken Souvlaki Gyro Style, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat48%
 Calories from Carbs29%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2250 IU45%
Vitamin C21 mg35%
Thiamin0.9 mg60%
Niacin35.6 mg178%
Vitamin B61.1 mg57%
Folate320 mcg80%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium710 mg71%
Iron8.1 mg45%
Magnesium112 mg28%
Potassium728 mg20.8%
Sodium3170 mg132.1%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate55.9 g18.6%
Dietary Fiber3.8 g15.2%
Sugars12.1 g

Protein Analysis

Protein44.4 g88.8%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat40.5 g62.3%
Saturated Fat15.1 g75.5%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 764 Calories from Fat 365

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 40.5 g 62.3%

Saturated Fat 15.1 g 75.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 133 mg 44.3%

Sodium 3170 mg 132.1%

Total Carbohydrates 55.9 g 18.6%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.2%

Sugars 12.1 g

Protein 44.4 g 88.8%

Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 35%

Calcium 71% Iron 45%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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