Calories in Wanchai Ferry Spicy garlic chicken

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Nutrition Facts Wanchai Ferry Spicy garlic chicken

Amount Per 0.5 package, 340 g
Calories 480 Kcal (2010 kJ)
Calories from fat 72 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 8%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 1470mg 61%
Total Carbs 88g 29%
Sugars 38g 152%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Protein 16g 32%
Vitamin C 26.3mg 44%
Vitamin A 0.8mg 25%
Iron 1.5mg 8%
Calcium 40mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Ingredients And Nutrition Overview

  • WeightWatchers Points: 9.5, PointsPlus: 13, SmartPoints: 18
    WeightWatchers Points are estimated by carbohydrates, fats, protein and fiber in product. They are not an affirmation of better quality or nutritional value of the product or its manufacturer. Only way to count for dieters. Less points are better.
    Read more at Weight watchers diet review
  • Oh dear! Very salty! Over 50% of daily sodium allowance
    The average American consumes 5,000 mg of sodium daily — twice the recommended amount amount of 2400mg for healthy adults, this is 1 teaspoon of salt.
    For medical reasons many people should not exceed 1500mg of sodium.
    Surprisingly, you're responsible for only 15% of the sodium in your diet the bigger part - 75% of the sodium that you consume each day comes from processed foods, not home cooking or the salt shaker.
    Excess sodium intake increases the risk of high blood pressure, hypernatremia, hypertension, cardiovascular disease and other heart problems.
    Are these reasons enough to cut the sodium intake? No doubt!
  • Convert Salt tsps to Sodium mg easily
    Salt (NaCl) is not excactly sodium (Na).
    It is not right to use these terms as synonyms.
    The FDA recommended limit of sodium is 2,300 mg per day (or even less - about 1500 mg while one is on low sodium diets).
    This is much less than the weight of salt.
    (5,750 mg per day or 3,750 mg for low sodium diet) and not so convenient to calculate.
    Know how much sodium is in your salt - without a calculator:
    1/4 tsp salt = 600 mg sodium
    1/2 tsp salt = 1200 mg sodium
    3/4 tsp salt = 1800 mg sodium
    1 tsp salt = 2300 mg sodium
  • 15 tsp of sugars per serving
    This volume includes both naturally occurring from ingredients and specially added sugars.
    USDA tells us that last years each American consumed an average 130 pounds of caloric sweeteners per year!
    That works out to 30 tsp of sugars per day approximately 480 extra calories!
    Just to think: Eating just 200 more calories daily than your body requires for body functioning and exercise leads to a 20-pound weight gain in a year.
  • Great source of fiber! More than 16% daily!
    Eat more fiber. You've heard it many times. But why it is so good for your health?
    Dietary fiber is best known for its ability to make our digestion going right.
    So want to prevent or relieve constipation - eat more fiber!
    There are also other great health benefits as well, such as lowering your risk of diabetes, heart disease and cancer, and helping to maintain a healthy weight by helping to feel you full longer.
    The best source of fiber are fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes and not processed foods with added fiber.
  • Naturally high in Vitamin C
    You get real, natural easy absorbing Vitamin C from this product, not as a artificial fortified ingredient.
    This is great! Let's try to get the best from the real food, because we get too much from artificial ingredients nowdays.
  • Learn about veggies and iron
    Veggies such as broccoli, bok choy, spinach, parsley and most leafy greens are naturally high in iron.
    However, compared to other high-iron foods, like red meat, fish and poultry, the iron in plant foods is not absorbed as easily by the body. What can you do to increase the absorption of iron from these plant foods?
    • Vitamin C increases the absorption - so try having a fresh tomato, lemon juice, or an orange together with your high iron food
    • Avoid drinking too much coffee - caffeine can decrease the absorption of iron
    • In addition to caffeine, the tannins found in tea can also reduce iron absorption
    • If you are a vegetarian, try having iron-fortified breakfast cereals, legumes, and eggs
    • Whoa! What a high amount of calories!
      This product really has a lot of calories.
      Energy(calories) is required to implement body metabolism and physical activity.
      If we consume more energy than we use for metabolism and physical activity, all that surfeit will be stored as body fat.

      So you're not following a high calorie diet or not trying to gain weight, you may want to revise the wish to eat it.

      If You are trying to gain weight or following high calorie diet try out the healthy suggestions:
      • Consume more nuts.
      You can add over 600 calories to your daily intake only with a 100 g of hazelnuts, almonds or walnuts.
      Nuts and seeds are high in calories and fiber and full of good Omega fats.
      Take any meal and add to it some nuts.
      • add extra olive oil to your main dishes and salads;
      • increase your healthy carbohydrate intake with whole wheat products such as pasta, crackers an so on;
      • eat more brown or wild rice, buckwheat and other grains;
      • Even eat some dark chocolate.

      Avoid using animal fats, fried foods and greasy snacks as they have huge amount of trans-fats, cholesterol and other unhealthy elements.
    • Carrageenan is an additive made from seaweed.
      It is used as a thickener in products such as ice cream, jelly, chocolate milk, infant formula, cottage cheese.
      It is a vegetarian and vegan alternative to gelatin.
      It has been used for hundreds of years in Ireland and China, but only made headway into modern food processing in the last 50 years.
      The processing steps after harvesting the seaweed include drying, grounding, filtration, treatment with potassium hydroxide, removal of cellulose by centrifuge, concentration by evaporation, drying, and grounding.
      Interestingly, the Philippines account for the vast majority of the world supply of carrageenan.
      In some animal studies, carrageenan was shown to cause intestinal lacerations and tumors.
      A 2001 meta-study of 45 peer-reviewed studies concluded that carrageenan consumption may result in gastrointestinal malignancy and inflammatory bowel.
      The FDA has approved carrageenan as safe, basing its decision on industry funded studies.
      European agencies and the World Health Organization have also deemed carrageenan safe, with the exception of infant formula.
      The fear is the a baby's gut may be unable to handle the large carrageenan molecules.
      In some individuals carrageenan may cause intestinal discomfort or worse.
    • Contains MSG-like ingredients
      People feeling reaction to MSG may also react adversely to MSG-like substances.
      Glutamates or chemically similar items are added to improve a product's taste.

      Here is a short list of common MSG-like substances:
      • Yeast extract
      • Autolyzed yeast
      • Hydrolyzed proteins
      • Textured proteins
      • Anything "enzyme modified"


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    Spicy garlic chicken Ingredients

    Cooked Jasmine Rice (Rice, Water), Cooked Battered Chicken Meat (Chicken Breast with Rib Meat, Water, Enriched Bleached Wheat Flour [Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid], Contains 2% or Less of Modified Food Starch, Wheat Flour, Salt, Corn Starch, Yellow Corn Flour, Sodium Phosphates, Carrageenan, Nonfat Dry Milk, Leavening [Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Aluminum Phosphate, Monocalcium Phosphate], Dextrose, Wheat Gluten, Leavening [Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Aluminum Phosphate], Extractives of Paprika, Malted Barley Flour, Xanthan Gum), Sugar, Broccoli, Water Chestnuts, Red Bell Peppers, Carrots, Soy Sauce (Water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Sodium Benzoate [Preservative]), Water, Rice, Vinegar, Modified Corn Starch, Chili Pepper, Dried Roasted Garlic, High Fructose Corn Syrup, White Wine, Garlic, Oyster Flavored Sauce (Oyster Extractives, Sugar, Water, Salt, Modified Corn Starch, Caramel Color, Sodium Benzoate [Preservative]), Sesame Oil, Spice Maltodextrin, Salt, Autolyzed Yeast Extract, Natural Flavor, Gum Arabic, Citric Acid.

    % RDI of Main Nutrition Facts

    of RDI* (480 calories) 340 g
    • Cal: 24 %
    • Fat: 12.3 %
    • Carb: 29.3 %
    • Prot: 32 %
    • 0%
      RDI norm*

    Calories Breakdown

    • Carbs (72.1%)
    • Fat (14.8%)
    • Protein (13.1%)
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