Clam Linguine Recipe

Clam Linguine has a very high-calorie, high-carb, very high-fat and very high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Niacin and Folate.

The food contains 67.5g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high 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 33.2 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 37.44 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.

It belongs to Italian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Clam Linguine has been given a composite ranking of 71, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein17%
 Calories from Fat48%
 Calories from Carbs35%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • High in Thiamin

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Saturated Fat

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A3250 IU65%
Vitamin C51 mg85%
Thiamin0.33 mg22%
Niacin18.6 mg93%
Vitamin B60.46 mg23%
Folate472 mcg118%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium330 mg33%
Iron37.4 mg208%
Magnesium112 mg28%
Potassium1048 mg29.9%
Sodium401 mg16.7%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate67.5 g22.5%
Dietary Fiber5.1 g20.4%
Sugars7.6 g

Protein Analysis

Protein33.2 g66.4%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat40.6 g62.5%
Saturated Fat15.1 g75.5%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 755 Calories from Fat 365

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 40.6 g 62.5%

Saturated Fat 15.1 g 75.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 94 mg 31.3%

Sodium 401 mg 16.7%

Total Carbohydrates 67.5 g 22.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 33.2 g 66.4%

Vitamin A 65% Vitamin C 85%

Calcium 33% Iron 208%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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