Is Starbucks Reduced-Fat Turkey Bacon & Cage Free White Breakfast Sandwich healthy?


By: Starbucks

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CQ SCORE

230
CALORIES PER SERVING

32
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

HIGH

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 48.7
  • Fat 23.5
  • Protein 27.8

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

! 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?

10.9/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 23.5%
Fat Quality: 0.0 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 48.7%
Carb Quality: 46.6 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 27.8%
Protein Quality: 30.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 6
Whole Carb Ingredients - 2

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

16.0/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 5.4/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, Sausage Biscuit with Egg
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.6/20.0
Plant score: 6.9/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 3.9

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

12 Processed Ingredients
20 Other Ingredients
2 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

32

INGREDIENTS

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Organic Whole Wheat Flour

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Organic Whole Wheat Flour description to be updated

Wheat Flour

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Wheat flour is a powder made from the grinding of wheat used for human consumption. More wheat flour is produced than any other flour. The ingredient can be ambiguous but products labeled wheat flour typically are not whole grain.

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.

Folic Acid

FUNCTIONS

Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

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

Yeast P RG

Yeast

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

a microscopic fungus consisting of single oval cells that reproduce by budding, and capable of converting sugar into alcohol and carbon dioxide.

Organic Corn Flour

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Organic Corn Flour description to be updated

Organic Evaporated Cane Sugar

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DESCRIPTION

Organic Wheat Gluten

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Organic Wheat Gluten description to be updated

Organic Vinegar

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Organic Vinegar description to be updated

Sea Salt

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

salt produced by the evaporation of seawater.

Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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DESCRIPTION

Ascorbic Acid

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

a vitamin found particularly in citrus fruits and green vegetables. It is essential in maintaining healthy connective tissue, and is also thought to act as an antioxidant. Severe deficiency causes scurvy.

Enzymes

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

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

Egg Whites

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DESCRIPTION

Unlike the yolk, which is high in lipids (fats), egg white contains almost no fat, and carbohydrate content is less than 1%. Egg whites contain just over 50% of the protein in the egg and fewer actual nutrients than the yolk.

Milk

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DESCRIPTION

Cow's milk consists primarily of protein, fat, and lactose (a sugar).

Unmodified Corn Starch

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DESCRIPTION

Contains 2% Or Less Of The Following: Salt

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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.

Turkey

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DESCRIPTION

Vinegar And Lemon Juice Concentrate

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DESCRIPTION

Brown Sugar

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Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

unrefined or partially refined sugar.

Honey P RG S

Honey

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Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

Honey is a naturally occurring added sugar. In a 100 gram serving, honey provides 304 calories with no essential nutrients in significant content.

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.

Potassium Chloride

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

A white, odorless, crystalline powder prepared from minerals or extracted from salt water. It is soluble in water has a salty taste at low concentration levels. Used for a variety of functions including flavoring, as a nutrient, stabilizing, thickening and to improve the fermentation process in beer brewing.

Lactic Acid Starter Culture

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DESCRIPTION

Natural Flavorings

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DESCRIPTION

Pasteurized Part-Skim Milk

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DESCRIPTION

Pasteurized Part-Skim Milk description to be updated

Cheese Culture

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

dairy

Vitamin A Palmitate

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Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

Retinyl palmitate, or vitamin A palmitate, is a common vitamin supplement added to foods such as low fat milk and breakfast cereal.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

230Kcal

11%

Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 20mg 6%
Sodium 560mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2.0g 8%
Sugars 3g
Estimated Added Sugars 1g 3%
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin A 60mcg 4%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 8%
Calcium 150mg 15%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
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: McDONALD'S, Sausage Biscuit with Egg - 163g - 507Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 21mg 5%
Potassium 269mg 4%
Phosphorus 494mg 49%
Zinc 2mg 11%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE 2mg 11%
VitaminD N/A N/A
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.5mg 33%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 35%
Niacin 5mg 24%
VitaminB6 0.2mg 10%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 1mcg 17%
Choline N/A
VitaminK N/A N/A