Pasta with Clam Sauce Recipe

Pasta with Clam Sauce has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very 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 70.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high 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 32 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 37.62 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 an average density of Sodium, it is suitable 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 Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 44, for Pasta with Clam Sauce, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein13%
 Calories from Fat57%
 Calories from Carbs30%

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
  • High in Calcium

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2650 IU53%
Vitamin C57 mg95%
Thiamin0.29 mg19%
Niacin22.2 mg111%
Vitamin B60.44 mg22%
Folate476 mcg119%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium240 mg24%
Iron37.6 mg209%
Magnesium100 mg25%
Potassium986 mg28.2%
Sodium358 mg14.9%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate70.8 g23.6%
Dietary Fiber4.7 g18.8%
Sugars4.6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein32 g64%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat60.6 g93.2%
Saturated Fat36.4 g182%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 938 Calories from Fat 545

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 60.6 g 93.2%

Saturated Fat 36.4 g 182%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 224 mg 74.7%

Sodium 358 mg 14.9%

Total Carbohydrates 70.8 g 23.6%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 4.6 g

Protein 32 g 64%

Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 95%

Calcium 24% Iron 209%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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