Is Uno Grilled Chicken Wrap healthy?


By: Uno

33
CQ SCORE

700
CALORIES PER SERVING

55
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

MED

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 32.5
  • Fat 46.3
  • Protein 21.1

+ 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

- Added fibers lack some of the benefits of naturally present fiber

! 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?

20.4/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 46.3%
Fat Quality: 57.6 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 32.5%
Carb Quality: 47.7 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 21.1%
Protein Quality: 76.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 8
Whole Carb Ingredients - 2

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

12.3/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 4.3/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, french fries
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.8/20.0
Plant score: 3.5/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 3.3

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

26 Processed Ingredients
29 Other Ingredients
2 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients
1 Added Fiber Ingredients

55

INGREDIENTS

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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

Whole Wheat Flour

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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 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.

Oat Fiber

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Added Fiber

DESCRIPTION

Oat fiber is isolated fiber from oats produced by grinding the non-digestible oat hull.

Soy Oil

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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.

Isolated Soy Protein

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Isolated Soy Protein description to be updated

Soy Flour

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Soy flour is made by roasting the soybean, removing the coat, and grinding into a flour

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

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DESCRIPTION

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

Folic Acid

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Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

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

Sesame Flour

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DESCRIPTION

A Preservative

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DESCRIPTION

Sodium Aluminum Phosphate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

This white, odorless powder that does not dissolve in water is generally found in baking powder and is used as a leavening agent.

Sodium Bicarbonate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

a soluble white powder used in fire extinguishers and effervescent drinks and as a raising agent in baking.

Monocalcium Phosphate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Monocalcium phosphate is used as a leavening agent, meaning it is used in dough or batter to cause the mixture to raise. It is also used in canned fruits and vegetables because it is helpful in maintaining the firmness of fruits and vegetables.

Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

A chemical compound used to maintain color

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.

Potassium Sorbate

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Helps to prevent the growth of microbes on food. Related to Sorbic acid (E200). Effective in a wide range of foods. Does not have any flavour or taste. Used for preservative.

Fumaric Acid

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

White odorless powder derived from many plants. It is used as a dry acid in dessert powders and other confections as well as a fruity or vanilla flavoring in many beverages and desserts.

Mono- Diglycerides

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

A glycerol molecule is combined with either one (mono) or two (di) fatty acids to create a synthetic fat. Derived from the either vegetable oils, such as (soybean, sunflower, palm, cottonseed or canola) or animal fats (beef or pork). This is a common food additive most often used to blend ingredients together that would not otherwise blend well.

Sucralose

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

An artificial sweetener made from sucrose (sugar) and chlorine molecules. It is often mixed with a bulking agent such as maltodextrin or dextrose to give it the granularity and appearance of table sugar. The most common brand name is Splenda. It is over 500 times sweeter than sugar and does not affect blood sugar or insulin levels. It is extremely common in processed foods and is marketed as diet friendly, "sugar-free" and "safe for diabetics."

Sodium Metabisulfite

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Sodium metabisulfite or sodium pyrosulfite is an inorganic compound. The substance is sometimes referred to as disodium. It is used as a disinfectant, antioxidant and preservative agent.

Sweetened Dried Cranberries

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Soybean

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DESCRIPTION

a bean of the soya plant.

Canola

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

oilseed rape of a variety developed in Canada and grown in North America, which yields a valuable culinary oil.

Egg Yolk

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DESCRIPTION

The chicken egg yolk is the major source of vitamins and minerals as well as cholesterol and saturated fat in eggs.

Corn Syrup

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Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

Corn syrup is a food syrup which is made from the starch of maize. It is used in foods to soften texture, add volume, prevent crystallization of sugar, and enhance flavor. High-fructose corn syrup is manufactured from corn syrup by converting a large proportion of its glucose into fructose.

Vinegar

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Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Vinegar is an alcoholic fluid allowed to sour that is primarily used to flavor and preserve foods. Vinegar contains few nutrients and few calories. Vinegar may provide health benefits if used to replace certain higher calorie alternatives.

Spices

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DESCRIPTION

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

To Protect Flavor

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Pastuerized Milk

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DESCRIPTION

Cheese Cultures

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

Cultures are used to ripen milk and help start the cheese making process.

Enzymes

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

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

Annato Color

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DESCRIPTION

Pasteurized Part Skim Milk

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DESCRIPTION

Pasteurized Part Skim Milk description to be updated

Iceberg Lettuce

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DESCRIPTION

Romaine Lettuce

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Field Greens

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Lettuce

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Carrots

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Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

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

Red Cabbage

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Dried Tarragon

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Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

700Kcal

35%

Total Fat 38g 48%
Saturated Fat 10.0g 50%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 80mg 26%
Sodium 1470mg 98%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 21%
Dietary Fiber 11.0g 44%
Sugars 26g
Estimated Added Sugars 5g 16%
Protein 39g 78%
Vitamin A 675mcg 45%
Vitamin C 4.8mg 8%
Calcium 700mg 70%
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%