Is Chipotle Crispy Taco With Carnitas And Cheese healthy?


By: Chipotle

39
CQ SCORE

165
CALORIES PER SERVING

16
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

HIGH

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 27.7
  • Fat 39.6
  • Protein 32.7

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

! 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?

8.1/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 39.6%
Fat Quality: 0.0 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 27.7%
Carb Quality: 84.0 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 32.7%
Protein Quality: 0.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 0
Whole Carb Ingredients - 1

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

24.9/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 7.5/10.0
Comparable Product: BURGER KING, Original Chicken Sandwich
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 8.6/20.0
Plant score: 13.0/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 4.2

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

6.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

7 Processed Ingredients
9 Other Ingredients

16

INGREDIENTS

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Tortilla: Whole Ground Corn

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DESCRIPTION

Mineral

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DESCRIPTION

Cellulose Gum

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Any of various gums derived from cellulose, especially carboxymethylcellulose.

Propionic Acid

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Naturally-occuring fatty acid. Reduces the growth of fungi. Used for preservative.

Phosphoric Acid

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Food-grade phosphoric acid is used to acidify foods and beverages such as various colas and jams. It provides a tangy or sour taste.

Benzoic Acid

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Prevents the growth of microbes in acidic environments. Used for preservative.

Sunflower Oilcarnitas: Pork

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DESCRIPTION

Lard

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

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

Bay Leaf

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DESCRIPTION

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.

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 Oilcheese: Pasteurized Milk

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DESCRIPTION

Starter Cheese Culture

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DESCRIPTION

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

165Kcal

8%

Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 3.0g 15%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 423mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g 5%
Sugars 1g
Estimated Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 285mcg 19%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 5%
Calcium 100mg 10%
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
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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%