Spinache Saute Recipe

Spinache Saute has a average-calorie, average-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Thiamin, Riboflavin and Folate.

The food contains 16.4g 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 11.8 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's average 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.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 10.96 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 an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is very high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also average in Selenium, an important antioxidant especially in combination with Vitamin E. Given that this is also high in Vitamin E, it is qualifies as good food source.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 98, for Spinache Saute, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat46%
 Calories from Carbs32%

Why this is good for you

  • High in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin E
  • Very high in Riboflavin

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A37510 IU750.2%
Vitamin C114.1 mg190.2%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E8.6 mg28.8%
Thiamin0.32 mg21.5%
Riboflavin0.76 mg44.8%
Niacin2.9 mg14.7%
Vitamin B60.85 mg42.5%
Folate776 mcg194%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.29 mg2.9%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium406 mg40.6%
Iron11 mg60.9%
Magnesium317.6 mg79.4%
Phosphorus205 mg20.5%
Potassium2 mg0.1%
Sodium317 mg13.2%
Zinc2.2 mg14.6%
Copper0.54 mg26.8%
Manganese3.7 mg184.1%
Selenium4.8 mcg6.9%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate16.4 g5.5%
Dietary Fiber8.9 g35.6%
Sugars1.7 g

Protein Analysis

Protein11.8 g23.6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat10.6 g16.3%
Saturated Fat1.5 g7.5%
Monounsaturated Fat6.7 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 180 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 10.6 g 16.3%

Saturated Fat 1.5 g 7.5%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 317 mg 13.2%

Total Carbohydrates 16.4 g 5.5%

Dietary Fiber 8.9 g35.6%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 11.8 g 23.6%

Vitamin A 750.2% Vitamin C 190.2%

Calcium 40.6% Iron 60.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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