Broccoli, Rice, Cheese, and Chicken Casserole Recipe

Broccoli, Rice, Cheese, and Chicken Casserole has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 82.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high 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 36 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 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 12.24 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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Broccoli, Rice, Cheese, and Chicken Casserole has been given a composite ranking of 48, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat37%
 Calories from Carbs44%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2000 IU40%
Vitamin C34.2 mg57%
Thiamin0.11 mg7%
Niacin21 mg105%
Vitamin B60.48 mg24%
Folate380 mcg95%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium520 mg52%
Iron12.2 mg68%
Magnesium64 mg16%
Potassium485 mg13.9%
Sodium1642 mg68.4%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate82.7 g27.6%
Dietary Fiber3 g12%
Sugars7.6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein36 g72%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat30.8 g47.4%
Saturated Fat15.2 g76%

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 756 Calories from Fat 277

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 30.8 g 47.4%

Saturated Fat 15.2 g 76%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 110 mg 36.7%

Sodium 1642 mg 68.4%

Total Carbohydrates 82.7 g 27.6%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 36 g 72%

Vitamin A 40% Vitamin C 57%

Calcium 52% Iron 68%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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