Lamb Brains Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 154

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 11g %16

Saturated Fat 1g %6

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 2559mg %0

Sodium 101mg %6

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 14g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 6.0mg %0

Iron 1.2mg %6

Potassium 258mg %6

Phosphorus 384.0mg %38

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in lamb brains

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin A 8.0IU %0

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %6

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %7

Vitamin E 1.1mg %7

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.2mg %17

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 3.0mg %19

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 1.9mg %38

Vitamin B12 9.5µg %398

Minerals in lamb brains

Calcium 6.0mg %0

Manganese 0.0mg %2

Magnesium 15.0mg %4

Iron 1.2mg %7

Sodium 101.0mg %7

Potassium 258.0mg %7

Zinc 1.3mg %10

Selenium 16.3µg %30

Copper 0.3mg %31

Phosphorus 384.0mg %38

Amino Acids in lamb brains

Valine 0.7g %37

Leucine 1.1g %37

Histidine 0.3g %40

Isoleucine 0.6g %42

Tryptophan 0.2g %52

Tyrosine 0.5g %52

Lysine 1.2g %54

Methionine 0.5g %59

Phenylalanine 0.6g %59

Threonine 0.7g %59

Cystine 0.2g %60

Fatty Acids in lamb brains

EPA 0.00g %0

ALA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.51g %32

DPA 0.06g %37

DHA 0.46g %228

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of lamb brains is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Lamb Brains has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 51
Leucine 59 77
Histidine 15 21
Isoleucine 30 45
Tryptophan 6 11
Lysine 45 88
Threonine 23 48
Met+Cys 22 46
Phe+Tyr 30 74

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in lamb brains is 3.6 which makes it a medium P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of lamb brains is 1.5 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in lamb brains as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for lamb brains is 21/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for lamb brains

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 0.04 <4
Zinc:Copper 4.70 <12
Potassium:Sodium 2.55 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.40 <2
Iron:Copper 4.24 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.02 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 56%

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This food is not insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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