Shrimp Francesca Recipe

Shrimp Francesca has a high-calorie, average-carb, high-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin A and Vitamin C.

The food contains 18.2g 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 23.6 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the high fat content of this product makes it unsuitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight.

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 6.48 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 a high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Shrimp Francesca has been given a composite ranking of 7, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein24%
 Calories from Fat58%
 Calories from Carbs18%

Why this is good for you

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

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1200 IU24%
Vitamin C16.8 mg28%
Thiamin0.06 mg4%
Niacin4 mg20%
Vitamin B60.2 mg10%
Folate16 mcg4%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium110 mg11%
Iron6.5 mg36%
Magnesium48 mg12%
Potassium201 mg5.7%
Sodium940 mg39.2%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate18.2 g6.1%
Dietary Fiber2.6 g10.4%
Sugars0.8 g

Protein Analysis

Protein23.6 g47.2%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat25.2 g38.8%
Saturated Fat15.2 g76%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 391 Calories from Fat 227

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 25.2 g 38.8%

Saturated Fat 15.2 g 76%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 236 mg 78.7%

Sodium 940 mg 39.2%

Total Carbohydrates 18.2 g 6.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.4%

Sugars 0.8 g

Protein 23.6 g 47.2%

Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 28%

Calcium 11% Iron 36%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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