'''''''''''''''''''''''tuna with tomato paste Recipe

'''''''''''''''''''''''tuna with tomato paste has a average-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and very high-protein content.

The food contains 5.1g 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 25.3 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.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. 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".

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 '''''''''''''''''''''''tuna with tomato paste has been given a composite ranking of 73, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein48%
 Calories from Fat43%
 Calories from Carbs10%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A285 IU5.7%
Vitamin C5.2 mg8.7%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0.82 mg2.7%
Thiamin0.02 mg1.2%
Riboflavin0.03 mg1.9%
Niacin0.6 mg3%
Vitamin B60.06 mg3%
Folate5.6 mcg1.4%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.05 mg0.5%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium10 mg1%
Iron0.59 mg3.3%
Magnesium9.6 mg2.4%
Phosphorus21 mg2.1%
Potassium217.6 mg6.2%
Sodium148.7 mg6.2%
Zinc0.15 mg1%
Copper0.08 mg3.9%
Manganese0.08 mg4%
Selenium1.1 mcg1.6%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate5.1 g1.7%
Dietary Fiber1.2 g4.8%
Sugars2.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein25.3 g50.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10 g15.4%
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.1 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 208 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10 g 15.4%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 148.7 mg 6.2%

Total Carbohydrates 5.1 g 1.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.2 g4.8%

Sugars 2.3 g

Protein 25.3 g 50.6%

Vitamin A 5.7% Vitamin C 8.7%

Calcium 1% Iron 3.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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