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Basil nutrition chart, glycemic index and rich nutrients

Basil, fresh
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

What is Basil rich in: TOP 5 nutrients.

Basil
richer than 90% foods
richer than 87% foods
richer than 81% foods
richer than 81% foods
richer than 80% foods
90% Vitamin A
87% Calcium
81% Iron
81% Magnesium
80% Vitamin C
Explanation: This food contains more Vitamin A than 90% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (10%) which contain more Vitamin A, this food itself is rich in Vitamin A more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Calcium, Iron, Magnesium and Vitamin C

Basil Glycemic index (GI)

70
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 6%
3.15 g of 50 g
6%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.64 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
2.65 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
92.06 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
1.5 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 23
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 4mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 3g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 177mg 18%

Iron 3mg 17%

Potassium 295mg 8%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 177 mg of 1,000 mg 18%
Iron: 3.17 mg of 18 mg 18%
Magnesium: 64 mg of 400 mg 16%
Phosphorus: 56 mg of 1,000 mg 6%
Potassium: 295 mg of 3,500 mg 8%
Sodium: 4 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.81 mg of 15 mg 5%
Copper: 0.385 mg of 2 mg 19%
Manganese: 1.148 mg of 2 mg 57%
Selenium: 0.3 µg of 70 µg 0%
Choline: 11.4 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
177 mg
TOP 13%
Magnesium
64 mg
TOP 19%
Iron
3.17 mg
TOP 19%
Copper
0.385 mg
TOP 22%
Manganese
1.148 mg
TOP 31%
Potassium
295 mg
TOP 38%
Zinc
0.81 mg
TOP 58%
Phosphorus
56 mg
TOP 75%
Choline
11.4 mg
TOP 84%
Sodium
4 mg
TOP 92%
Selenium
0.3 mg
TOP 92%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 5275 IU of 5,000 IU 106%
Vitamin E : 0.8 mg of 20 mg 4%
Vitamin D: 0 IU of 400 IU 0%
Vitamin C: 18 mg of 60 mg 30%
Vitamin B1: 0.034 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.076 mg of 2 mg 4%
Vitamin B3: 0.902 mg of 20 mg 5%
Vitamin B5: 0.209 mg of 10 mg 2%
Vitamin B6: 0.155 mg of 2 mg 8%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 414.8 µg of 80 µg 519%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
5275 µg
TOP 10%
Vitamin C
18 µg
TOP 20%
Vitamin K
414.8 µg
TOP 41%
Vitamin E
0.8 µg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B6
0.155 µg
TOP 54%
Vitamin B3
0.902 µg
TOP 70%
Vitamin B2
0.076 µg
TOP 74%
Vitamin B1
0.034 µg
TOP 80%
Vitamin B5
0.209 µg
TOP 81%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 39 mg of 280 mg 14%
Threonine: 104 mg of 1,050 mg 10%
Isoleucine: 104 mg of 1,400 mg 7%
Leucine: 191 mg of 2,730 mg 7%
Lysine: 110 mg of 2,100 mg 5%
Methionine: 36 mg of 1,050 mg 3%
Phenylalanine: 130 mg of 1,750 mg 7%
Valine: 127 mg of 1,820 mg 7%
Histidine: 51 mg of 700 mg 7%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.041 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.389 g
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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