Is Chipotle Burrito With Carnitas, Black Beans And Cheese healthy?


By: Chipotle

37
CQ SCORE

1000
CALORIES PER SERVING

35
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

MED

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 41.0
  • Fat 37.6
  • Protein 21.5

+ Good Source of Fiber - the USDA cites fiber as underconsumed nutrient of public health concern

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

- Highly Processed

! High Sodium - the average American consumes more than twice the American Heart Association daily recommended 1,500 mg

Macronutrient Score

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

17.9/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 37.6%
Fat Quality: 48.0 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 41.0%
Carb Quality: 81.0 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 21.5%
Protein Quality: 0.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 2
Whole Carb Ingredients - 2

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

18.9/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 7.0/10.0
Comparable Product: BURGER KING, Original Chicken Sandwich
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 8.6/20.0
Plant score: 7.4/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 4.1

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

16 Processed Ingredients
19 Other Ingredients

35

INGREDIENTS

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Enriched With Folic Acid

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DESCRIPTION

Niacin

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DESCRIPTION

Vitamin B3. Used for colour retention agent.

Reduced Iron

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DESCRIPTION

A fine iron powder, typically obtained by treating ferric oxide with hydrogen and used as an additive in foods, medicines, etc.

Riboflavin

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DESCRIPTION

Riboflavin is part of the vitamin B group and is regularly used as a dietary supplement.

Thiamine Mononitrate

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Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

Thiamine is part of the vitamin B group and is used for flour and food fortification.

White Whole Wheat Flour

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Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Soybean Oil

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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.

Hydrogenated Soybean Oil

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Processed
Controversial

DESCRIPTION

Hydrogenated soybean oil is a vegetable oil derived from soybeans that has been through the process of hydrogenation. Fully hydrogenated oils are not as harmful as partially hydrogenated oils though higher in saturated fat.

Wheat Bran

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

The refined bran of the wheat plant with the germ and endosperm removed.

Salt

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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.

Baking Soda

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

sodium bicarbonate used in cooking, for cleaning, or in toothpaste.

Sodium Aluminum Sulfate

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DESCRIPTION

Corn Starch

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Corn starch is refined (not whole grain) and is obtained from the endosperm of the kernel. Corn starch is a popular food ingredient used in processing.

Monocalcium Phosphate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Monocalcium phosphate is used as a leavening agent, meaning it is used in dough or batter to cause the mixture to raise. It is also used in canned fruits and vegetables because it is helpful in maintaining the firmness of fruits and vegetables.

Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

A chemical compound used to maintain color

Calcium Sulfate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

A white powder with no odor or color used as a firming agent and dough conditioner. Also used as a coagulant in foods such as tofu.

Fumaric Acid

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

White odorless powder derived from many plants. It is used as a dry acid in dessert powders and other confections as well as a fruity or vanilla flavoring in many beverages and desserts.

Sodium Metabisulfite

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Sodium metabisulfite or sodium pyrosulfite is an inorganic compound. The substance is sometimes referred to as disodium. It is used as a disinfectant, antioxidant and preservative agent.

Calcium Propionate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Calcium salt of propanoic acid. Used as a preservative and mold and fungus inhibitor.

Sorbic Acidcarnitas: Pork

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DESCRIPTION

Lard

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Processed

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fat from the abdomen of a pig that is rendered and clarified for use in cooking.

Bay Leaf

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DESCRIPTION

Black Pepper

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Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Black pepper is a spice derived from berries known as peppercorns and is a rich source of manganese, vitamin K and copper. Black pepper is high in antioxidants and can improve digestion and intestinal health.

Thyme

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DESCRIPTION

a low-growing aromatic plant of the mint family. The small leaves are used as a culinary herb and the plant yields a medicinal oil.

Juniper Berries

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DESCRIPTION

Sunflower Oilbeans: Black Beans

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DESCRIPTION

Yellow Onion

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Chipotle Chile

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DESCRIPTION

Rice Bran Oil

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Rice bran oil is the oil extracted from the hard outer brown layer of rice after chaff (rice husk). Rice bran oil has an omega-6 to omega-3 ratio of 21:1. The optimal ratio is thought to be 4 to 1 or lower.

Cumin

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DESCRIPTION

the aromatic seeds of a plant of the parsley family, used as a spice, especially ground and used in curry powder:

Garlic

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

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

Oregano

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DESCRIPTION

an aromatic Eurasian plant related to marjoram, with small purple flowers and leaves used as a culinary herb.

Citrus Juicecheese: Pasteurized Milk

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Starter Cheese Culture

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Enzymes

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Enzymes accelerate, or catalyze, chemical reactions. Enzymes are commonly used in the production of food.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

1000Kcal

50%

Total Fat 42g 53%
Saturated Fat 13.0g 65%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 100mg 33%
Sodium 2500mg 166%
Total Carbohydrate 103g 37%
Dietary Fiber 19.0g 76%
Sugars 4g
Estimated Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 54g 108%
Vitamin A 420mcg 28%
Vitamin C 18.0mg 30%
Calcium 520mg 52%
Iron 7.0mg 38%
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
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Micronutrient Profile of Comparable Product
Product: BURGER KING, Original Chicken Sandwich - 199g - 569Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 46mg 12%
Potassium 390mg 6%
Phosphorus 255mg 26%
Zinc 1mg 8%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE N/A N/A
VitaminD N/A N/A
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.6mg 40%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 18%
Niacin 9mg 47%
VitaminB6 0.3mg 15%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 N/A N/A
Choline N/A
VitaminK 47mcg 59%