Indian-Style Green Tomatoes and Vegetables Over Rice Recipe

Indian-Style Green Tomatoes and Vegetables Over Rice has a high-calorie, very high-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Iron and Vitamin C.

The food contains 88g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high 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 10 gms of protein, it is average 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. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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 6.3 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 an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

Ideally consumed as a Main Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Indian-Style Green Tomatoes and Vegetables Over Rice has been given a composite ranking of 75, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein9%
 Calories from Fat9%
 Calories from Carbs81%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Iron

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A300 IU6%
Vitamin C54 mg90%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium80 mg8%
Iron6.3 mg35%
Potassium690 mg19.7%
Sodium330 mg13.8%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate88 g29.3%
Dietary Fiber5 g20%
Sugars3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein10 g20%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4.5 g6.9%
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 440 Calories from Fat 40

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.5 g 6.9%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 330 mg 13.8%

Total Carbohydrates 88 g 29.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 3 g

Protein 10 g 20%

Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 90%

Calcium 8% Iron 35%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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