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Taro nutrition chart, glycemic index and rich nutrients

Taro, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

What is Taro rich in: TOP 5 nutrients.

Taro
richer than 90% foods
richer than 79% foods
Rich in Carbs
richer than 71% foods
richer than 71% foods
richer than 70% foods
90% Potassium
79% Fiber
71% Carbs
71% Magnesium
70% Vitamin C
Explanation: This food contains more Potassium than 90% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (10%) which contain more Potassium, this food itself is rich in Potassium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Fiber, Carbs, Magnesium and Vitamin C

Taro Glycemic index (GI)

70
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 3%
1.5 g of 50 g
3%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.2 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 9%
26.46 g of 300 g
9%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
70.64 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.2 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
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 11mg
9%
TotalCarbohydrate 26g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 43mg 4%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 591mg 17%

*
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: 43 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Iron: 0.55 mg of 18 mg 3%
Magnesium: 33 mg of 400 mg 8%
Phosphorus: 84 mg of 1,000 mg 8%
Potassium: 591 mg of 3,500 mg 17%
Sodium: 11 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.23 mg of 15 mg 2%
Copper: 0.172 mg of 2 mg 9%
Manganese: 0.383 mg of 2 mg 19%
Selenium: 0.7 µg of 70 µg 1%
Choline: 17.3 mg of 550 mg 3%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
591 mg
TOP 10%
Magnesium
33 mg
TOP 29%
Copper
0.172 mg
TOP 34%
Calcium
43 mg
TOP 37%
Manganese
0.383 mg
TOP 41%
Phosphorus
84 mg
TOP 68%
Iron
0.55 mg
TOP 75%
Choline
17.3 mg
TOP 77%
Zinc
0.23 mg
TOP 83%
Sodium
11 mg
TOP 85%
Selenium
0.7 mg
TOP 86%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 76 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : 2.38 mg of 20 mg 12%
Vitamin D: 0 IU of 400 IU 0%
Vitamin C: 4.5 mg of 60 mg 8%
Vitamin B1: 0.095 mg of 2 mg 6%
Vitamin B2: 0.025 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B3: 0.6 mg of 20 mg 3%
Vitamin B5: 0.303 mg of 10 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.283 mg of 2 mg 14%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 1 µg of 80 µg 1%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
4.5 µg
TOP 30%
Vitamin E
2.38 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin B6
0.283 µg
TOP 41%
Vitamin A
76 µg
TOP 45%
Vitamin B1
0.095 µg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B5
0.303 µg
TOP 73%
Vitamin B3
0.6 µg
TOP 76%
Vitamin K
1 µg
TOP 78%
Vitamin B2
0.025 µg
TOP 89%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 23 mg of 280 mg 8%
Threonine: 69 mg of 1,050 mg 7%
Isoleucine: 54 mg of 1,400 mg 4%
Leucine: 111 mg of 2,730 mg 4%
Lysine: 67 mg of 2,100 mg 3%
Methionine: 20 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Phenylalanine: 82 mg of 1,750 mg 5%
Valine: 82 mg of 1,820 mg 5%
Histidine: 34 mg of 700 mg 5%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.041 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.083 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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