Tina’s frozen burritos are a favorite of ours. They’re tasty, inexpensive, and easy to cook. Have you ever considered how beneficial they are to your health? You might be surprised to learn what they’re made of.
I’m giving you data from a standard Tina’s beef and frozen bean burrito with a 4 oz brown wrapper. I’ve been eating them for a long time, but as you’ll see, it’s also a good idea to consume healthier foods during the day.
290 calories! Fat accounts for 90 percent of those calories.
Total fat: 10 grams, or 16 percent of the daily recommended amount. Tina’s burritos have no trans fat and only 4 grams of saturated fat.
Cholesterol: 10 milligrams, or 3% of our daily recommended allowance.
Sodium: 440 milligrams, or 18% of our daily recommended dose. Folks, that’s a lot of salt.
Carbohydrates: 36 grams, or 12% of our daily recommended allowance.
Dietary Fiber: 6 grams, or 23% of the daily recommended amount.
Sugars: 2 g, so they aren’t a major source of that.
Eleven grams of protein, which is a surprising amount.
Tina’s frozen burritos include no vitamin A or C, just 4% of our daily calcium, but a whopping 25% of our necessary daily iron. All of these figures are based on a 2,000-calorie diet, as is customary. Of course, your nutritional requirements are unique to you.