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Steamed Lambsquarters (Northern Plains Indians)

Lambsquarters, Steamed (Northern Plains Indians) has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium and Vitamin A.

The food contains 7.47g 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. With 4.06 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Moreover, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats.

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. Besides other nutrients, it is 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 belongs to Indian cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Lambsquarters, Steamed (Northern Plains Indians) has been given a composite ranking of 99, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein34%
 Calories from Fat3%
 Calories from Carbs63%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • High in Dietary Fiber
  • Very high in Calcium
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

DietSuitability
Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Vitamin A3882 IU77.6%Top 10%Very High
Retinol Activity Equivalent194 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene2329.4 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin6161.3 mcg
Vitamin C4.9 mg8.2%Top 30%High
Thiamin0.05 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.27 mg15.9%Top 30%High
Niacin0.62 mg3.1%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.23 mg11.6%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Calcium349 mg34.9%Top 10%Very High
Iron1.2 mg6.4%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium164 mg41%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus56 mg5.6%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium1069.9 mg30.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium4 mg0.2%Bottom 10%Very Low
Zinc0.61 mg4.1%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.1 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Manganese1.6 mg78%Top 10%Very High

Carbohydrate Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Carbohydrate7.5 g2.5%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber5.2 g20.8%Top 10%Very High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Protein4.1 g8.1%Mid 40%Average

Fat Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Total Fat0.16 g0.25%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

NameAmount%DVRankInterpretation
Alcohol0 g
Water85 g
Ash3.3 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 48 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.16 g 0.25%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 4 mg 0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 7.5 g 2.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.2 g20.8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 4.1 g 8.1%

Vitamin A 77.6% Vitamin C 8.2%

Calcium 34.9% Iron 6.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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