Is Uno Walnut Blueberry & Goat Cheese Salad healthy?


By: Uno

37
CQ SCORE

470
CALORIES PER SERVING

26
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

MED

SUGAR

MED

FIBER

LOW

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 28.7
  • Fat 59.0
  • Protein 12.3

+ 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 Saturated Fat - replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats can positively impact health

Macronutrient Score

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

17.3/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 59.0%
Fat Quality: 47.1 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 28.7%
Carb Quality: 54.3 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 12.3%
Protein Quality: 50.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 6
Whole Carb Ingredients - 3

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

19.9/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 6.7/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, french fries
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.7/20.0
Plant score: 7.3/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 1.8

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

0.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

14 Processed Ingredients
12 Other Ingredients
4 Sugar / Equivalent Ingredients

26

INGREDIENTS

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Field Greens

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Pasteurized Goat Milk

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

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.

Cheese Culture

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

dairy

Vegetal Rennet

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Vinegar

FUNCTIONS

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.

Blueberry Puree

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Blueberry Purees are processed products that have removed natural water, fiber and phytonutrient content found in blueberries. Concentrates are much more concentrated sources of simple sugar and are much less nutritiously dense than blueberries.

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.

Soy Oil

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Maltodextrin

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Maltodextrin is a a relatively flavorless food additive used as a thickener.

Corn Syrup

FUNCTIONS

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.

Pomegranite Juice

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Potassium Sorbate

FUNCTIONS

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.

Calcium Disodium

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Xanthan Gum

FUNCTIONS

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.

Garlic

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

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

Onion

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

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

Blueberries

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Blueberries are an edible fruit rich in manganese, vitamin C, vitamin K, and dietary fiber. In addition, blueberries are a rich source of phytonutrients including anthocyanins and other polyphenols.

Walnuts

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Walnuts provide rich content (more than 19% of the Daily Value or DV) of several dietary minerals, particularly manganese at 163% DV, and B vitamins. Unlike most nuts that are high in monounsaturated fatty acids, walnut oil is composed largely of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Modern Western diets typically have ratios of omega-6 to omega-3 in excess of 10 to 1. Walnuts are a good source of harder to find omega-3s at an omega-6 to omega-3 ratio of ~4.5:1 and . The optimal ratio is thought to be 4 to 1 or lower.

Sucrose P RG S

Sucrose

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

a compound which is the chief component of cane or beet sugar.

Wheat Starch

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain

DESCRIPTION

Wheat Starch is typically processed through dissolving the water soluble starch of wheat and evaporating the water, leaving 99%+ starch.

Honey P RG S

Honey

FUNCTIONS

Processed
Refined Grain
Added Sugar

DESCRIPTION

Honey is a naturally occurring added sugar. In a 100 gram serving, honey provides 304 calories with no essential nutrients in significant content.

May Contain One Or More Of The Following: Peanut

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

Canola

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

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

Sunflower

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

a tall North American plant of the daisy family, with very large golden-rayed flowers. Sunflowers are cultivated for their edible seeds, which are an important source of oil for cooking and margarine.

Soybean

FUNCTIONS

DESCRIPTION

a bean of the soya plant.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

470Kcal

23%

Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 10.0g 50%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 40mg 13%
Sodium 400mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 5.0g 20%
Sugars 19g
Estimated Added Sugars 8g 26%
Protein 15g 30%
Vitamin A 900mcg 60%
Vitamin C 3.6mg 6%
Calcium 100mg 10%
Iron 1.4mg 7%
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%