Fan Ostrich

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

It contains a low amount of carbohydrates, making it suitable for some of the low-carb diets. With 21.81 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

On top of that, the low fat content of this product makes it suitable to be eaten when trying to lose weight. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low 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 4.38 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. Besides other nutrients, it is average 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 a high source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 64, for Ostrich, Fan, Raw, and we advise that this food in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein79%
 Calories from Fat21%
 Calories from Carbs0%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • High in Vitamin B6
  • High in Niacin
  • Low in Saturated Fat
  • High in Iron
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Cholesterol

Diet Suitability

Atkins 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 E0.2 mg0.67%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0.2 mg13.1%Top 30%High
Riboflavin0.29 mg16.9%Top 30%High
Niacin4.7 mg23.6%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.51 mg25.6%Top 30%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

Calcium6 mg0.6%Bottom 30%Low
Iron4.4 mg24.3%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium22 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus211 mg21.1%Top 30%High
Potassium308 mg8.8%Mid 40%Average
Sodium75 mg3.1%Mid 40%Average
Zinc3.7 mg24.7%Top 30%High
Copper0.14 mg6.8%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.02 mg0.85%Bottom 30%Low
Selenium34.9 mcg49.9%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

Protein21.8 g43.6%Top 30%High
Tryptophan194 mg
Threonine957 mg
Isoleucine1036.1 mg
Leucine1772.2 mg
Lysine1926 mg
Methionine610 mg
Cystine224 mg
Phenylalanine900.1 mg
Tyrosine709 mg
Valine1077.1 mg
Arginine1491.9 mg
Histidine548 mg
Alanine1399 mg
Aspartic Acid2039.9 mg
Glutamic Acid3343.4 mg
Glycine1457.8 mg
Proline1136.9 mg
Serine873 mg
Hydroxyproline388.9 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat2.7 g4.1%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.95 g4.7%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.9 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids30 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids330 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water75.9 g
Ash0.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 117 Calories from Fat 24

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2.7 g 4.1%

Saturated Fat 0.95 g 4.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 73 mg 24.3%

Sodium 75 mg 3.1%

Total Carbohydrates 0 g

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 0 g

Protein 21.8 g 43.6%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.6% Iron 24.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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