Tomato Shrimp Ceviche Recipe

Tomato Shrimp Ceviche has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron and Niacin.

The food contains 8.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low 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 low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 13.8 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 average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 5.22 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. 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.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Tomato Shrimp Ceviche has been given a composite ranking of 12, and sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein43%
 Calories from Fat30%
 Calories from Carbs27%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • High in Niacin
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Iron

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Sodium

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A550 IU11%
Vitamin C12 mg20%
Thiamin0.15 mg10%
Niacin4.6 mg23%
Vitamin B60.3 mg15%
Folate80 mcg20%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium60 mg6%
Iron5.2 mg29%
Magnesium60 mg15%
Potassium538 mg15.4%
Sodium1022 mg42.6%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate8.6 g2.9%
Dietary Fiber3.2 g12.8%
Sugars3.9 g

Protein Analysis

Protein13.8 g27.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.3 g6.6%
Saturated Fat0.7 g3.5%

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 123 Calories from Fat 38

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.3 g 6.6%

Saturated Fat 0.7 g 3.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 111 mg 37%

Sodium 1022 mg 42.6%

Total Carbohydrates 8.6 g 2.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.8%

Sugars 3.9 g

Protein 13.8 g 27.6%

Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 20%

Calcium 6% Iron 29%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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