There are many different types of Italian salads but each different form of Italian salad is made by following an Italian way of cooking. Italian salads may contain different ingredients and components and depending upon the ingredients used, there are different categories of Italian salads. Each of these types contains different amount of calories and nutritional value. Italian salads can also be made at home and found available at Italian restaurants and other eating joints. The following given information will help you know more about the calorie content of Italian salad.
Walmart is a world famous company and one item its makes well is Italian salad. 3 oz of Italian salad prepared by this company contains about 15 calories, of which 1% comes from total carbohydrates and 4% come from the dietary fiber content. On the scale of nutrition, this salad has been given A grade. There are many good points about Wal-Mart’s Italian salad and these include high calcium, high dietary fiber, high iron content, high vitamin C and high vitamin A content. The high amount of sugar present in this particular salad is the only negative point about it.
Papa Murphy’s pizza is another brand which sells delicious Italian salad. 1 serving of this salad weighs about 186 grams and contains 136 calories in total. Of these calories, 15% come from total fat, 22% come from saturated fat, 7% come from cholesterol, 17% come from sodium, 2% come from total carbohydrates and 12% come from dietary fiber content. The nutrition grade given to this salad is A-.There is a lot of calcium, vitamin A and vitamin C present in this particular salad and this is a really good and healthy thing about it. But high amount of saturated fat and sodium are the two things which make this salad slightly unhealthy.