Southwestern Grilled Shrimp Recipe

Southwestern Grilled Shrimp has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and very high-protein content.

The food contains 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 35 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 average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

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

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 20, for Southwestern Grilled Shrimp, and we advise that this food sparingly.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein64%
 Calories from Fat25%
 Calories from Carbs11%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • No Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

  • Very high in Cholesterol

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A400 IU8%
Vitamin C12 mg20%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium100 mg10%
Iron3.6 mg20%
Potassium440 mg12.6%
Sodium460 mg19.2%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate6 g2%
Dietary Fiber1 g4%
Sugars2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein35 g70%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6 g9.2%
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 220 Calories from Fat 60

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6 g 9.2%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 260 mg 86.7%

Sodium 460 mg 19.2%

Total Carbohydrates 6 g 2%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 35 g 70%

Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 20%

Calcium 10% Iron 20%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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