Spices, fenugreek seed

KetoNumber® (100g): 22.1 points
Weight loss (64/100)
Fiber (100/100)
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Macronutrients ratio per 100g (334 calories)

Let’s take a look at the macronutrient profile of "Spices, fenugreek 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, fenugreek seed" is 3.23 which makes it a medium energy density food.

energy density 3.23 per gram

36%
weight loss
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maintenance

How nutritious is this food?

People ask this question all the time…

Is this food good for me or not?

Well, we can calculate the nutritiousness of foods based on the nutrient density of individual nutrients.

What a heck is nutrient density?

It is a score that tells us how much of essential minerals, vitamins, aminos acids, and fatty acids are packed per calorie and per gram.

Simple, right…

If you want to get in the weeds of things where we explain what nutrients account as essential or the exact calculation that we use for nutrient density, then come over here for the science.

Okay… So is “Spices, fenugreek 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

On the other hand, nutrient density per gram of this food puts it at 37/100

nutrient density per gram score

37%
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This is a good score if you are trying focus on maintaining weight or bulking and getting all neccessary nutrients.

Nutrients as % of Recommended Daily Intake per 100 grams

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

And not a great source of: Vitamin B-12, Vitamin D, Omega-3, Vitamin A, Sodium, Vitamin C, Niacin (B3), Selenium, Zinc, Thiamin (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Phosphorus, Manganese, Methionine, Vitamin B-6, Valine, Leucine, Lysine, Threonine, Tyrosine, Histidine, Phenylalanine.

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

Complementary Food List

This food is 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, fenugreek seed" contains 63% of insulinogenic calories.

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

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

In 100 grams of "Spices, fenugreek seed" there are 334 calories.

It will take 180 grams (~0 pounds) to consume 600 calories of "Spices, fenugreek seed"

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

63% of insulinogenic calories

63%
therapeutic keto
nutritional keto
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On the other hand, the insulin load of "Spices, fenugreek seed" is 52.58.

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

In 100 grams of "Spices, fenugreek seed" there are 334 calories.

insulin load 52.58 grams

52.58%
keto
keto (herbs & spices)
bulking
healthy

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, fenugreek seed" has 24.60g of fiber per 100 grams