Spices, poppy seed

Macronutrients ratio per 100g (520 calories)

Let’s take a look at the macronutrient profile of "Spices, poppy seed" in USDA database. The graph above shows the breakdown by carbs, protein, fat, and fiber.

This food is not optimal for weight loss

Energy density is one of the main indicators of whether food is great for weight loss or not.

The energy density of "Spices, poppy seed" is 5.25 which makes it a medium energy density food.

energy density 5.25 per gram

58%
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How nutritious is this food?

Okay… So is “Spices, poppy seed” good for me?

Nutrient Density per calorie of this food puts it at 22/100.

nutrient density per calorie score

22%
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This is a low score if you are trying focus on getting most of the neccessary nutrients in your diet and not consume tons of calories.

Nutrients as % of Recommended Daily Intake per 100 cals

In comparison to other foods “Spices, poppy seed” is a great source of these micronutrients per calorie: Magnesium, Calcium.

We created a complementary food list that will emphasis top 10 nutrients that this food is lacking.

Complementary Nutrient Boosters

This food is not insulinogenic with high insulin load.

What a heck is insulinogenic and insulin load?

Insulinogenic formula determines the percentage of calories in the food that could raise your insulin levels.

At the same time, insulin load formula determines the number of grams in the food that could raise your insulin levels.

"Spices, poppy seed" contains 21% of insulinogenic calories.

That means if you are planning to eat a lot of calories from "Spices, poppy seed" that might be a good food choice to control your insulin levels.

Could you consume a lot calories with "Spices, poppy seed"? You decide from the calculation below.

In 100 grams of "Spices, poppy seed" there are 520 calories.

It will take 115 grams (~0 pounds) to consume 600 calories of "Spices, poppy seed"

If that sounds reasonable to you then take a look where this food falls in terms of insulinogenic calories.

21% of insulinogenic calories

21%
therapeutic keto
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On the other hand, the insulin load of "Spices, poppy seed" is 26.67.

That means if you are planning to eat a lot of "Spices, poppy seed" by weight that might not be a good food choice to control your insulin levels.

In 100 grams of "Spices, poppy seed" there are 520 calories.

insulin load 26.67 grams

26.67%
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On the other hand, if you are trying to develop muscles and increase athletic performance this might not be a great food to eat.

This food is a good source of fiber.

Fiber is indigestible carbohydrates. It plays an important role in weight management and our gut microbiome by reduced amounts of inflammatory markers.

"Spices, poppy seed" has 19.50g of fiber per 100 grams