Is Starbucks Wheat Spinach Savory Foldover healthy?


By: Starbucks

38
CQ SCORE

250
CALORIES PER SERVING

42
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

HIGH

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 37.9
  • Fat 55.6
  • Protein 6.6

+ 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

! 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?

16.2/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 55.6%
Fat Quality: 29.6 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 37.9%
Carb Quality: 67.2 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 6.6%
Protein Quality: 66.2 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 7
Whole Carb Ingredients - 4

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

21.4/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 6.7/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, Sausage Biscuit with Egg
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.6/20.0
Plant score: 9.3/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 2.2

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

14 Processed Ingredients
28 Other Ingredients
1 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

42

INGREDIENTS

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Whole Wheat Flour

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Whole 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.

Wheat Flour

FUNCTIONS

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.

Ascorbic Acid Added As A Dough Conditioner

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Niacin

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Vitamin B3. Used for colour retention agent.

Reduced Iron

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

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

Thiamine Mononitrate

FUNCTIONS

Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

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

Riboflavin

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

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

Enzyme

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

a substance produced by a living organism which acts as a catalyst to bring about a specific biochemical reaction.

Folic Acid

FUNCTIONS

Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

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

Unsalted Butter

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

dairy

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.

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.

Whole Milk Powder

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

dairy

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.

Flax Seeds

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Flax comes from the flax plant, a small annual plant that grows to about 3-4 ft tall. The seeds of the flax plant are used to make linseed oil.

Vital Wheat Gluten

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Vital Wheat Gluten description to be updated

Wheat Gluten

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

On its own it is a very thick gelatinous substance that is extracted by making a wheat dough and washing away all the starch. It contributes to the structure and chewiness of bread. During baking of leavened breads it is the gluten network that traps carbon dioxide molecules causing it to rise. It is frequently added as a stabilizing agent in many foods.

Xanthan Gum

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Produced by fermentation of a carbohydrate. Derived from a variety of sources including corn and wheat. Used to thicken and stabilize a variety of foods. Even in small amounts, can greatly increase viscosity of liquid.

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.

Xylanase And Alpha-Amylase

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Eggs

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Chicken eggs are widely used in many types of dishes, both sweet and savory, including many baked goods. Some of the most common preparation methods include scrambled, fried, hard-boiled, soft-boiled, omelettes and pickled.

Spinach

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Spinach is a leafy green vegetable rich in vitamin K, vitamin A, manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin B6, vitamin B2, vitamin E, calcium, vitamin C, and potassium. In addition, spinach is antioxidant packed and contains a wide variety of other health-supportive nutrients that help strengthen bones and prevent cancers.

Milk

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

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

40% Butterfat

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Pasteurized Milk

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Pasteurized Milk description to be updated

Culture

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Rennet

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Enzymes

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

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

Chablis Wine

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Onions

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Onions description to be updated

Pasteurized Cow's Milk

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Cream

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

the thick white or pale yellow fatty liquid which rises to the top when milk is left to stand and which can be eaten as an accompaniment to desserts or used as a cooking ingredient:

Malted Barley Flour

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Malted Barley Flour is made from barley that is malted (e.g. barley that is allowed to germinate), steam-dried, hulled, then ground and sifted. It is usually made from the species of barley that has six rows of seed to it per head.

Iron

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Iron is a nutrient required by the human body and is often added to foods such as enriched flour and breakfast cereals.

Shallots

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Shallots description to be updated

Corn Starch

FUNCTIONS

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.

Egg Whites

FUNCTIONS

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.

Parsley

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Parsley is a spice widely used in European, Middle Eastern and American cuisine.

Canola Oil And Olive Oil

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Sea Salt

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

salt produced by the evaporation of seawater.

Black Pepper

FUNCTIONS

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.

White Pepper

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

the husked ripe or unripe berries of the pepper (see pepper (sense 1of the noun)), typically ground and used as a condiment.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

250Kcal

12%

Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 8.0g 40%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 50mg 16%
Sodium 380mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3.0g 12%
Sugars 4g
Estimated Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 525mcg 35%
Vitamin C 2.4mg 4%
Calcium 100mg 10%
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
Source:
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