Macaroni Garden Salad Recipe

Macaroni Garden Salad has a very high-calorie, very high-carb, very high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 89g 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 average sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 17.8 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the very high fat content makes it unsuitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan.

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 8.28 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 an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

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 81, for Macaroni Garden Salad, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein9%
 Calories from Fat44%
 Calories from Carbs47%

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

  • High in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2200 IU44%
Vitamin C28.8 mg48%
Thiamin1.7 mg116%
Niacin17.6 mg88%
Vitamin B60.84 mg42%
Folate708 mcg177%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium120 mg12%
Iron8.3 mg46%
Magnesium136 mg34%
Potassium980 mg28%
Sodium458 mg19.1%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate89 g29.7%
Dietary Fiber9.4 g37.6%
Sugars12 g

Protein Analysis

Protein17.8 g35.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat37.1 g57.1%
Saturated Fat5.6 g28%

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 752 Calories from Fat 334

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 37.1 g 57.1%

Saturated Fat 5.6 g 28%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 17 mg 5.7%

Sodium 458 mg 19.1%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g 29.7%

Dietary Fiber 9.4 g37.6%

Sugars 12 g

Protein 17.8 g 35.6%

Vitamin A 44% Vitamin C 48%

Calcium 12% Iron 46%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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