Game Hens Southwestern-Style Recipe

Game Hens Southwestern-Style has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 24.5g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 61.3 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 7.2 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.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 50, for Game Hens Southwestern-Style, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein24%
 Calories from Fat66%
 Calories from Carbs10%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1000 IU20%
Vitamin C51 mg85%
Thiamin0.66 mg44%
Niacin48.8 mg244%
Vitamin B61.5 mg74%
Folate136 mcg34%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium100 mg10%
Iron7.2 mg40%
Magnesium144 mg36%
Potassium1155 mg33%
Sodium369 mg15.4%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate24.5 g8.2%
Dietary Fiber4.9 g19.6%
Sugars4.5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein61.3 g122.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat73.1 g112.5%
Saturated Fat16.7 g83.5%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 990 Calories from Fat 658

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 73.1 g 112.5%

Saturated Fat 16.7 g 83.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 339 mg 113%

Sodium 369 mg 15.4%

Total Carbohydrates 24.5 g 8.2%

Dietary Fiber 4.9 g19.6%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 61.3 g 122.6%

Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 85%

Calcium 10% Iron 40%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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