Tropical Ice Cream Sandwiches Recipe

Tropical Ice Cream Sandwiches has a high-calorie, high-carb, high-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Folate.

The food contains 62.4g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and very high 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 very high sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 5 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the 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 4.32 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. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Ideally consumed as a Dessert.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Tropical Ice Cream Sandwiches has been given a composite ranking of 16, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein4%
 Calories from Fat40%
 Calories from Carbs55%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Iron
  • High in Folate

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1150 IU23%
Vitamin C48 mg80%
Thiamin0.21 mg14%
Niacin3.8 mg19%
Vitamin B60.14 mg7%
Folate112 mcg28%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium60 mg6%
Iron4.3 mg24%
Magnesium48 mg12%
Potassium303 mg8.7%
Sodium249 mg10.4%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate62.4 g20.8%
Dietary Fiber3.8 g15.2%
Sugars42.6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein5 g10%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat20.1 g30.9%
Saturated Fat13.7 g68.5%

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Nutrition Facts

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Amount Per Serving

Calories 429 Calories from Fat 181

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 20.1 g 30.9%

Saturated Fat 13.7 g 68.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 135 mg 45%

Sodium 249 mg 10.4%

Total Carbohydrates 62.4 g 20.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.2%

Sugars 42.6 g

Protein 5 g 10%

Vitamin A 23% Vitamin C 80%

Calcium 6% Iron 24%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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