'Aye Caramba' Chicken Marinade Recipe

'Aye Caramba' Chicken Marinade has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C and Niacin.

The food contains 24.1g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average 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 17.4 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Not only that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good 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.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, 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 an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

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 75, for 'Aye Caramba' Chicken Marinade, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein38%
 Calories from Fat10%
 Calories from Carbs52%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • High in Vitamin C
  • Very low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A2250 IU45%
Vitamin C16.8 mg28%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0.3 mg1%
Thiamin0.08 mg5.4%
Riboflavin0.13 mg7.9%
Niacin8.6 mg42.8%
Vitamin B60.61 mg30.6%
Folate13.6 mcg3.4%
Vitamin B120.27 mcg4.5%
Pantothenic Acid0.64 mg6.4%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium29 mg2.9%
Iron1.4 mg7.6%
Magnesium33.6 mg8.4%
Phosphorus164 mg16.4%
Potassium361.7 mg10.3%
Sodium86.4 mg3.6%
Zinc0.81 mg5.4%
Copper0.07 mg3.7%
Manganese0.17 mg8.5%
Selenium13.3 mcg19%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate24.1 g8%
Dietary Fiber2.2 g8.8%
Sugars1.2 g

Protein Analysis

Protein17.4 g34.8%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2 g3.1%
Saturated Fat0.4 g2%
Monounsaturated Fat0.4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 172 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2 g 3.1%

Saturated Fat 0.4 g 2%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 41.2 mg 13.7%

Sodium 86.4 mg 3.6%

Total Carbohydrates 24.1 g 8%

Dietary Fiber 2.2 g8.8%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 17.4 g 34.8%

Vitamin A 45% Vitamin C 28%

Calcium 2.9% Iron 7.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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