Is Uno Garden Salad With Grilled Chicken healthy?


By: Uno

33
CQ SCORE

310
CALORIES PER SERVING

50
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

MED

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 28.7
  • Fat 33.8
  • Protein 37.5

+ 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

- Highly Processed

+ 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?

18.0/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 33.8%
Fat Quality: 56.1 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 28.7%
Carb Quality: 69.4 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 37.5%
Protein Quality: 33.3 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 8
Whole Carb Ingredients - 2

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

14.7/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 7.0/10.0
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: - 4.7

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

22 Processed Ingredients
28 Other Ingredients
2 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

50

INGREDIENTS

Click into ingredient for summary

Chicken Containing Up To A 22% Solution Of Water

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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

Iceberg Lettuce

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DESCRIPTION

Romaine Lettuce

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DESCRIPTION

Tomatoes

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Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Tomatoes description to be updated

Cucumber

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DESCRIPTION

Peppers

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DESCRIPTION

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.

Malted Barley Flour

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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.

Niacin

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DESCRIPTION

Vitamin B3. Used for colour retention agent.

Ferrous Sulfate

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DESCRIPTION

An inorganic form of iron bound to sulfur which in its pure form is a blue-green crystal powder. It is used as an iron supplement to treat anemia and other iron imbalances.

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.

Riboflavin And Folic Acid

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DESCRIPTION

May Contain Two Percent Or Less Of: Yeast

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DESCRIPTION

High Fructose Corn Syrup

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Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

High Fructose Corn Syrup is a sweetener made from corn starch that has been processed to convert some of the syrup's naturally occurring glucose into fructose. Health concerns have been raised about a relationship between sugars like HFCS and metabolic disorders. HFCS also contains components that can create advanced glycation end-products, the possible health effects of which were under investigation as of 2013.

Soybean Oil

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Processed
Controversial

DESCRIPTION

Soybean oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of soybeans. The Omega 6 to Omega 3 ratio is ~7:1. Health concerns have been expressed around the carcinogen N‐Nitrosodi-n-butylamine found in soybean oil.

Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Processing agent used to improve the mix tolerance and volume of processed foods.

And/Or Datem

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DESCRIPTION

L-Cysteine

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

A non-essential amino acid that is used as a dietary supplement as well as in baked goods as a dough conditioner. In the body it is used in the formation and repair of skin, hair, and nails.

Ascorbic Acid

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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.

Ada

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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.

Wheat Gluten

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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.

Degerminated Yellow Cornmeal

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DESCRIPTION

Corn Starch

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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.

Guar Gum

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Guar gum is the ground endosperm of guar beans and is typically used as a thickener, a stabilizer, or to increase dough yield.

To Retard Spoilage

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DESCRIPTION

Calcium Sulfate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

A white powder with no odor or color used as a firming agent and dough conditioner. Also used as a coagulant in foods such as tofu.

Ammonium Sulfate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Carriers are substances that can be used to hold other additives. Used for improving agent.

Lettuce

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DESCRIPTION

Carrots

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Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

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

Red Cabbage

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DESCRIPTION

Liquid And Hydrogenated Soy Oil

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DESCRIPTION

Soy Lecithin

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Lecithins are oily substances that occur naturally in plants (soybeans) and animals (egg yolks). It’s actually a very popular ingredient – one of the top 10 most used ingredients in processed foods. Since soybeans are one of the cheapest crops in the US (thanks in part to federal subsidies to growers), it makes sense to use a cheap, natural soy derived emulsifier in food processing. People concerned about GMOs and those who avoid refined oils should avoid Soy Lecithin.

Natural And Artificial Flavor

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

The FDA requires the term artificial flavor or artificial flavoring be applied for any substance, the function of which is to impart flavor, which is not 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. Conversely, the term natural flavor or natural flavoring applies to any substance to impart flavor that 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.

Beta Carotene

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DESCRIPTION

Beta Carotene description to be updated

Tbhq And Citric Acid Added To Protect Flavor

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DESCRIPTION

Dimethypolysiloxane

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DESCRIPTION

An Anti-Foaming Agent Added

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DESCRIPTION

Onion

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Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

a swollen edible bulb used as a vegetable, having a pungent taste and smell and composed of several concentric layers:

Pastuerized Sheeps Milk

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DESCRIPTION

Cheese Culture

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

dairy

Anti-Caking Agent

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Anti-Caking Agent description to be updated

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

310Kcal

15%

Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 12%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 870mg 58%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16%
Sugars 6g
Estimated Added Sugars 1g 3%
Protein 30g 60%
Vitamin A 3000mcg 200%
Vitamin C 60.0mg 100%
Calcium 80mg 8%
Iron 2.7mg 15%
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%