Is Chick-Fil-A Cole Slaw, Large healthy?


By: Chick-Fil-A

36
CQ SCORE

580
CALORIES PER SERVING

13
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

LOW

SUGAR

MED

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 21.2
  • Fat 76.8
  • Protein 2.0

+ High in Good Monounsaturated Fats

+ Carbohydrate to Fiber Ratio Under 10:1 - lower rate is an effective measure of healthfulness

- Contains Added Sugars- the American Heart Association recommends no more than 24g daily for women and 36g for men

Macronutrient Score

Are the proteins, fats, and carbs in this food from the best sources?

21.8/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 76.8%
Fat Quality: 63.9 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 21.2%
Carb Quality: 54.6 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 2.0%
Protein Quality: 80.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 2
Whole Carb Ingredients - 1

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

13.8/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 6.2/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, french fries
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.7/20.0
Plant score: 1.5/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 1.6

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

6 Processed Ingredients
7 Other Ingredients
1 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

13

INGREDIENTS

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Cabbage

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Soybean Oil

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Controversial

DESCRIPTION

Soybean oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of soybeans. The Omega 6 to Omega 3 ratio is ~7:1. Health concerns have been expressed around the carcinogen N‐Nitrosodi-n-butylamine found in soybean oil.

Sugar P RG S

Sugar

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

The generalized name for sweet, short-chains of soluble carbohydrates. The world produced about 168 million tonnes of sugar in 2011. The average person consumes about 24 kilograms (53 lb) of sugar each year (33.1 kg in industrialised countries), equivalent to over 260 food calories per person, per day. New FDA nutrition facts labels recommend no more than 50g of added sugars per day. Potential negative health effects of excess sugar consumption include addiction, Alzheimer's disease, changes in blood glucose levels, cardiovascular disease, hyperactivity, obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay.

Distilled Vinegar

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Vinegar is a liquid consisting of about 5–20% acetic acid, water, and other trace chemicals, which may include flavorings. The acetic acid is produced by the fermentation of ethanol by acetic acid bacteria.

Egg Yolk

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

The chicken egg yolk is the major source of vitamins and minerals as well as cholesterol and saturated fat in eggs.

Salt

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride. Salt is essential for animal life, and saltiness is one of the basic human tastes. In general, Americans should limit daily sodium consumption to 2,300 milligrams, but this is an upper safe limit, not a recommended daily allowance.

Cider Vinegar

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Cider Vinegar description to be updated

Lemon Juice Concentrate

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Lemon juice concentrate is produced from the removal of water from lemon juice.

Including Mustard Seed

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Dehydrated Garlic

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

a strong-smelling pungent-tasting bulb, used as a flavouring in cooking and in herbal medicine:

Calcium Disodium Edta Added To Protect Flavor

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Natural Flavor

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

The FDA requires the term natural flavor or natural flavoring be applied for any substance, the function of which is to impart flavor, which is derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, edible yeast, herb, bark, bud, root, leaf or similar plant material, meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products, or fermentation products thereof.

Carrots

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

The carrot is a root vegetable, usually orange in color.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

580Kcal

29%

Total Fat 50g 64%
Saturated Fat 8.0g 40%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 35mg 11%
Sodium 450mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 5.0g 20%
Sugars 26g
Estimated Added Sugars 9g 30%
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 600mcg 40%
Vitamin C 72.0mg 120%
Calcium 80mg 8%
Iron 1.1mg 6%
1) Daily values adapted from new nutrition label that manufacturers must comply with by July 2018, found in the Food and Drug Administration�s Final Rule �Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels,� pages 903�906 with the exception of added sugars and sodium based on American Heart Association recommendations
Source:
Micronutrient Profile of Comparable Product
Product: McDONALD'S, french fries - 71g - 229Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 26mg 7%
Potassium 423mg 6%
Phosphorus 90mg 9%
Zinc 0mg 3%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE 1mg 7%
VitaminD N/A N/A
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.1mg 7%
Riboflavin 0.0mg 0%
Niacin 2mg 12%
VitaminB6 0.3mg 15%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 N/A N/A
Choline N/A
VitaminK 11mcg 14%