Is Uno Kid's Pasta healthy?


By: Uno

39
CQ SCORE

300
CALORIES PER SERVING

16
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

N/A

SUGAR

MED

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 77.2
  • Fat 8.7
  • Protein 14.1

- Contains Added Sugars- the American Heart Association recommends no more than 24g daily for women and 36g for men

Macronutrient Score

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

16.2/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 8.7%
Fat Quality: 66.7 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 77.2%
Carb Quality: 34.0 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 14.1%
Protein Quality: 100.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 1
Whole Carb Ingredients - 0

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

10.7/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 5.9/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, french fries
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.7/20.0
Plant score: 0.0/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 2.9

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

12.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

4 Processed Ingredients
12 Other Ingredients
1 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

16

INGREDIENTS

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Tomato Puree

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Tomato

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

a glossy red, or occasionally yellow, pulpy edible fruit which is eaten as a vegetable or in salad.

Carrot

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DESCRIPTION

a tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable:

Olive Oil

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Olive oil is the processed fat obtained from the fruit of the olive tree. Olive oil is high in good monounsaturated fats and is among the highest of all foods in caloric density.

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.

Dehydrated Onion

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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.

Garlic Puree

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DESCRIPTION

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

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.

Spices

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DESCRIPTION

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

Citric Acid

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Processed

DESCRIPTION

a sharp-tasting crystalline acid present in the juice of lemons and other sour fruits. It is made commercially by the fermentation of sugar and used as a flavouring and setting agent.

Wheat

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

a cereal which is the most important kind grown in temperate countries, the grain of which is ground to make flour for bread, pasta, pastry, etc.

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.

Thiamin Mononitrate

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Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

The salt thiamine mononitrate is used for food fortification for vitamin B1.

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.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

300Kcal

15%

Total Fat 3g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 280mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 60g 21%
Dietary Fiber 3.0g 12%
Sugars 8g
Estimated Added Sugars 8g 26%
Protein 11g 22%
Vitamin A 375mcg 25%
Vitamin C 12.0mg 20%
Calcium 60mg 6%
Iron 3.6mg 20%
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%