Lisa's Italian Nachos Recipe

Lisa's Italian Nachos has a very high-calorie, average-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 47.5g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 36.5 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.

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

It gives a good yield of Iron at 7.92 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 very high density of Sodium, it is unsuitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also high in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

It belongs to Italian cuisine.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 36, for Lisa's Italian Nachos, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein15%
 Calories from Fat65%
 Calories from Carbs20%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Thiamin
  • High in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

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

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1250 IU25%
Vitamin C4.2 mg7%
Thiamin1 mg67%
Niacin21.8 mg109%
Vitamin B61.2 mg59%
Folate124 mcg31%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium730 mg73%
Iron7.9 mg44%
Magnesium168 mg42%
Potassium747 mg21.3%
Sodium3117 mg129.9%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate47.5 g15.8%
Dietary Fiber5.5 g22%
Sugars11.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein36.5 g73%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat69.1 g106.3%
Saturated Fat28.9 g144.5%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 951 Calories from Fat 622

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 69.1 g 106.3%

Saturated Fat 28.9 g 144.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 158 mg 52.7%

Sodium 3117 mg 129.9%

Total Carbohydrates 47.5 g 15.8%

Dietary Fiber 5.5 g22%

Sugars 11.3 g

Protein 36.5 g 73%

Vitamin A 25% Vitamin C 7%

Calcium 73% Iron 44%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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