Is Uno Farro Salad healthy?


By: Uno

45
CQ SCORE

180
CALORIES PER SERVING

17
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

LOW

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

HIGH

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 59.9
  • Fat 30.4
  • Protein 9.7

+ 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

+ 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?

16.4/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 30.4%
Fat Quality: 0.0 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 59.9%
Carb Quality: 62.1 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 9.7%
Protein Quality: 100.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 2
Whole Carb Ingredients - 1

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

20.2/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 7.6/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, french fries
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.7/20.0
Plant score: 5.8/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 0.9

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

8.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

6 Processed Ingredients
11 Other Ingredients
1 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

17

INGREDIENTS

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Farro

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Farro description to be updated

Cooked

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DESCRIPTION

Cucumber

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DESCRIPTION

Tomatoes

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Tomatoes description to be updated

Soy And Or Canola

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DESCRIPTION

Balsamic Vinegar

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DESCRIPTION

dark, sweet Italian vinegar that has been matured in wooden barrels.

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.

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.

Garlic

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

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

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.

Spice

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DESCRIPTION

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

Caramel

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DESCRIPTION

Propylene Glycol Alginate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Propylene glycol alginate is an emulsifier, stabilizer, and thickener used in food products. It is a food additive with E number E405. Chemically, propylene glycol alginate is an ester of alginic acid, which is derived from kelp.

Calcium Disodium Edta As A Preservative

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DESCRIPTION

Paprika

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DESCRIPTION

a powdered spice with a deep orange-red colour and a mildly pungent flavour, made from the dried and ground fruits of certain varieties of pepper.

Basil

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Basil is a spice derived from dried leaves of the basil plant and is a rich source of vitamin K, manganese, copper, and vitamin A. Research on basil indicates unique health benefits of DNA protection, anti-bacterial properties, anti-inflammatory support and cardiovascular support from basil's flavonoids and volatile oils.

Chili Pepper

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DESCRIPTION

The chili pepper is the fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum, members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Types of chili peppers differ widely in range of spiciness.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

180Kcal

9%

Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 160mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16%
Sugars 3g
Estimated Added Sugars 1g 3%
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 120mcg 8%
Vitamin C 6.0mg 10%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 0.4mg 2%
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%