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Calories in Moo Shu Vegetable

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author image Nicki Wolf
Nicki Wolf has been writing health and human interest articles since 1986. Her work has been published at various cooking and nutrition websites. Wolf has an extensive background in medical/nutrition writing and online content development in the nonprofit arena. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Temple University.
Calories in Moo Shu Vegetable
Cooked moo shu vegetables. Photo Credit Elena_Danileiko/iStock/Getty Images

Moo Shu Vegetable is a Chinese dish traditionally made by stir-frying vegetables and cooked eggs with soy sauce and hoisin sauce. The calories in Moo Shu Vegetable can vary depending on the vegetables used in the dish as well as the amount of oil used for stir-frying.

Calories

A 1 1/4-cup serving of homemade Moo Shu Vegetable or restaurant foliage Moo Shu Vegetable without the pancake has about 170 calories. If you're following a 2,000-calorie diet, this amount makes up 8.6 percent of the calories you should consume in a day.

Nutrients

Many of the calories in Moo Shu Vegetable come from carbohydrates and protein. A 1 1/4-cup serving of this dish provides 14 grams of carbohydrates and 11 grams of protein. The Institute of Medicine recommends consuming 130 grams carbohydrates and 46 to 56 g of protein daily. This portion of vegetables also contains 9 grams of fat as well as 20 percent of the daily recommended intake of vitamin C.

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Considerations

A 1 1/4-cup serving of Moo Shu Vegetable contains about 328 milligrams of sodium. The American Heart Association recommends limiting the sodium in your diet to 1,500 milligrams per day to avoid health problems. To lower the sodium content, consider using low-sodium soy sauce.

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