Ground Emu

Emu, Ground, Raw has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Iron, Vitamin B6, Riboflavin and Niacin.

It contains a low amount of carbohydrates, making it suitable for some of the low-carb diets. With 22.77 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. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is average in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 4.02 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 a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Emu, Ground, Raw has been given a composite ranking of 71, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein72%
 Calories from Fat28%
 Calories from Carbs0%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • High in Riboflavin
  • High in Iron
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietHIGH
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent0 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene0 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin0 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin E0.24 mg0.8%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.27 mg18%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.46 mg26.9%Top 30%High
Niacin7.5 mg37.4%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.64 mg32.1%Top 10%Very High
Folate0 mcg
Food Folate0 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg
Choline0 mg
Betaine0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium7 mg0.7%Bottom 30%Low
Iron4 mg22.3%Top 30%High
Magnesium24 mg6%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus222 mg22.2%Top 30%High
Potassium320 mg9.1%Top 30%High
Sodium56 mg2.3%Mid 40%Average
Zinc3.5 mg23.2%Top 30%High
Copper0.2 mg10%Top 30%High
Manganese0.03 mg1.3%Mid 40%Average
Selenium30.5 mcg43.6%Top 30%High

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate0 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Starch0 g
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein22.8 g45.5%Top 30%High
Tryptophan150 mg
Threonine653 mg
Isoleucine739.9 mg
Leucine1257.1 mg
Lysine1340.1 mg
Methionine432 mg
Cystine164 mg
Phenylalanine650.1 mg
Tyrosine486.1 mg
Valine758 mg
Arginine1025.2 mg
Histidine499 mg
Alanine884.9 mg
Aspartic Acid1981.2 mg
Glutamic Acid2223.3 mg
Glycine717 mg
Proline922.9 mg
Serine542 mg
Hydroxyproline149 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat4 g6.2%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat1 g5.1%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.6 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids22 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids424 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water72.9 g
Ash1 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 134 Calories from Fat 36

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4 g 6.2%

Saturated Fat 1 g 5.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 69 mg 23%

Sodium 56 mg 2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 22.8 g 45.5%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.7% Iron 22.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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