Puffed Cauliflower Cheese Recipe

Puffed Cauliflower Cheese has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 15.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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 18.7 gms of protein, it is 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 has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average 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 15, for Puffed Cauliflower Cheese, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein19%
 Calories from Fat65%
 Calories from Carbs16%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1000 IU20%
Vitamin C52.8 mg88%
Thiamin0.27 mg18%
Niacin7.6 mg38%
Vitamin B60.44 mg22%
Folate228 mcg57%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium470 mg47%
Iron2.7 mg15%
Magnesium56 mg14%
Potassium542 mg15.5%
Sodium549 mg22.9%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate15.8 g5.3%
Dietary Fiber3.2 g12.8%
Sugars6.4 g

Protein Analysis

Protein18.7 g37.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat27.9 g42.9%
Saturated Fat16.6 g83%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 382 Calories from Fat 251

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 27.9 g 42.9%

Saturated Fat 16.6 g 83%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 225 mg 75%

Sodium 549 mg 22.9%

Total Carbohydrates 15.8 g 5.3%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 6.4 g

Protein 18.7 g 37.4%

Vitamin A 20% Vitamin C 88%

Calcium 47% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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