Is Uno Chopped Power Salad healthy?


By: Uno

37
CQ SCORE

540
CALORIES PER SERVING

31
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

MED

SUGAR

MED

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 50.5
  • Fat 18.4
  • Protein 31.2

+ 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

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

Macronutrient Score

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

21.1/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 18.4%
Fat Quality: 0.0 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 50.5%
Carb Quality: 57.8 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 31.2%
Protein Quality: 100.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 5
Whole Carb Ingredients - 3

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

16.2/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 9.5/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, french fries
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.8/20.0
Plant score: 4.6/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 5.7

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

15 Processed Ingredients
16 Other Ingredients
2 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

31

INGREDIENTS

Click into ingredient for summary

Chicken Containing Up To A 22% Solution Of Water

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Rice Starch

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Rice starch is a fine-grained, tasteless white powder obtained by processing raw rice. It is not whole grain.

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.

Natural Flavor

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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.

Dextrose P RG S

Dextrose

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Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

Dextrose is an added sugar made from corn regularly used by the food processing industry.

Yeast Extract

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Yeast extract is commonly the name given to processed yeast products made through extraction and are used as a food additive to create savory flavors.

Natural Natural Flavor

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DESCRIPTION

Onion Powder

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DESCRIPTION

Onion powder is made from dehydrated onions. It has a noticeable flavor but is low in sodium and can be a good substitute for salt. Onion powder is a source of calcium, potassium, and magnesium.

Rendered Chicken Fat Salt

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DESCRIPTION

Spinach

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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.

Red Wine Vinegar

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DESCRIPTION

Burgundy Wine

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DESCRIPTION

Sugar P RG S

Sugar

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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.

Cellulose Gel

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Cellulose gum is essentially a thickening agent used in all kinds of food products. Many diet and low-fat products will use food additives like cellulose gum to give the food a thicker and creamier consistency, making it that much more appealing to consumers.

Cellulose Gum

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Any of various gums derived from cellulose, especially carboxymethylcellulose.

Garlic

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

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

As A Preservative

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DESCRIPTION

Spices

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DESCRIPTION

Nutrient labels do not always break out spice mixtures because of trade secrets.

Carageenan

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DESCRIPTION

Xanthan Gum

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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.

Sweetened Dried Cranberries

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DESCRIPTION

Tomatoes

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Tomatoes description to be updated

Grapes

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DESCRIPTION

Raisins

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

A raisin is a dried grape. Raisins are produced in many regions of the world and may be eaten raw or used in cooking, baking, and brewing.

Roasted Soy Nuts

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DESCRIPTION

Pumpkin Seeds

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Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Pumpkin seeds are the edible seed of a pumpkin or other cultivar of squash. The seeds are typically rather flat and asymmetrically oval, and light green in color and may have a white outer hull.

Contains Sulfites And Blanched Almonds

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DESCRIPTION

Cultured Pastuerized Part Skim Milk

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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.

Calcium Chloride

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Odorless powder which is the salt of calcium. Used as a firming agent and to flavor foods with a salty taste without increasing sodium levels.

Carrots

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

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

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

540Kcal

27%

Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 17%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 90mg 30%
Sodium 1340mg 89%
Total Carbohydrate 68g 24%
Dietary Fiber 9.0g 36%
Sugars 51g
Estimated Added Sugars 13g 43%
Protein 42g 84%
Vitamin A 4200mcg 280%
Vitamin C 42.0mg 70%
Calcium 200mg 20%
Iron 5.4mg 30%
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%