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Couscous nutrition chart, glycemic index and rich nutrients

Couscous, cooked
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

What is Couscous rich in: TOP 5 nutrients.

Couscous
Rich in Carbs
richer than 69% foods
richer than 65% foods
richer than 56% foods
Rich in Folate, food
richer than 51% foods
Rich in Folate, total
richer than 47% foods
69% Carbs
65% Selenium
56% Fiber
51% Folate, food
47% Folate, total
Explanation: This food contains more Carbs than 69% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (31%) which contain more Carbs, this food itself is rich in Carbs more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Selenium, Fiber, Folate, food and Folate, total

Couscous Glycemic index (GI)

65
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 8%
3.79 g of 50 g
8%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.16 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 8%
23.22 g of 300 g
8%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
72.57 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
0.26 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 112
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 5mg
8%
TotalCarbohydrate 23g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 8mg 1%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 58mg 2%

*
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: 8 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.38 mg of 18 mg 2%
Magnesium: 8 mg of 400 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 22 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Potassium: 58 mg of 3,500 mg 2%
Sodium: 5 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.26 mg of 15 mg 2%
Copper: 0.041 mg of 2 mg 2%
Manganese: 0.084 mg of 2 mg 4%
Selenium: 27.5 µg of 70 µg 39%
Choline: 3.3 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Selenium
27.5 mg
TOP 35%
Manganese
0.084 mg
TOP 62%
Iron
0.38 mg
TOP 81%
Zinc
0.26 mg
TOP 81%
Calcium
8 mg
TOP 82%
Copper
0.041 mg
TOP 84%
Magnesium
8 mg
TOP 87%
Phosphorus
22 mg
TOP 87%
Sodium
5 mg
TOP 90%
Potassium
58 mg
TOP 91%
Choline
3.3 mg
TOP 94%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.13 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 IU of 400 IU 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.063 mg of 2 mg 4%
Vitamin B2: 0.027 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.983 mg of 20 mg 5%
Vitamin B5: 0.371 mg of 10 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.051 mg of 2 mg 3%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0.1 µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.063 µg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B5
0.371 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B3
0.983 µg
TOP 69%
Vitamin B6
0.051 µg
TOP 78%
Vitamin E
0.13 µg
TOP 82%
Vitamin K
0.1 µg
TOP 88%
Vitamin B2
0.027 µg
TOP 88%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 49 mg of 280 mg 18%
Threonine: 100 mg of 1,050 mg 10%
Isoleucine: 147 mg of 1,400 mg 11%
Leucine: 259 mg of 2,730 mg 9%
Lysine: 73 mg of 2,100 mg 3%
Methionine: 59 mg of 1,050 mg 6%
Phenylalanine: 184 mg of 1,750 mg 11%
Valine: 162 mg of 1,820 mg 9%
Histidine: 77 mg of 700 mg 11%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.029 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.022 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.064 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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