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Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan by Ani Harutyunyan | Last updated on March 10, 2022
Education: General Medicine at YSMU
Barbecue sauce

Carbs in Barbecue sauce

More than half of the macronutrients in Barbecue sauce are water (55%). If the water content is removed, this food chiefly consists of carbs. In a 100g of Barbecue sauce, there are 41% of carbs. In the chart below, you can see the distribution of macronutrients in this food.

Macronutrients chart

41% 55% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
0.82 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.63 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 14%
40.77 g of 300 g
14%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
54.71 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
3.07 g

Barbecue sauce provides 14% of DV of carbs, equalling 40.8 grams per 100g. According to our database, it is higher in carbs than 76% of foods.

Carbs per serving size

The serving size for Barbecue sauce is one tablespoon, equalling 17 grams. One serving of the sauce provides 6.9g of carbs.

Carbohydrate type breakdown

The majority of carbs in Barbecue sauce are sugars. The sugar content of it is divided into glucose (16.4g), fructose (14.2g), sucrose (2.7g), and starch (0.4g).

Carbohydrate type breakdown

2.68% 16.39% 14.17%
Starch: 0.35 g
Sucrose: 2.68 g
Glucose: 16.39 g
Fructose: 14.17 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Net carbs in Barbecue sauce

0.9 grams of overall carbs in Barbecue sauce are fibers. Therefore, the net carb content of this food equals 39.9 grams.

Fiber content ratio for Barbecue sauce

33.24% 0.9% 6.63%
Sugar: 33.24 g
Fiber: 0.9 g
Other: 6.63 g

COMPARISON

According to our database, Barbecue sauce contains more carbs than other sauces.

Food

Carbs per serving

Carbs per 100g

Barbecue sauce

6.9g (18g)

40.8g

Hot sauce

0.1g (4.7g)

1.8g

Fish sauce

0.7g (18g)

3.6g

Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan
Education: General Medicine at YSMU
Last updated: March 10, 2022

Important nutritional characteristics for Barbecue sauce

Barbecue sauce
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
172
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
39.87 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 tbsp (17 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-4.5 (alkaline)
95% Sodium
78% Net carbs
76% Carbs
73% Sugar
68% Vitamin A
Explanation: The given food contains more Sodium than 95% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Sodium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Net carbs, Carbs, Sugar, and Vitamin A.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 10% 24% 10% 9% 21% 134% 5% 24% 17% 8% 4%
Calcium: 33 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 0.64 mg of 8 mg 8%
Magnesium: 13 mg of 420 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 20 mg of 700 mg 3%
Potassium: 232 mg of 3,400 mg 7%
Sodium: 1027 mg of 2,300 mg 45%
Zinc: 0.17 mg of 11 mg 2%
Copper: 0.072 mg of 1 mg 8%
Manganese: 0.126 mg of 2 mg 5%
Selenium: 1.3 µg of 55 µg 2%
Choline: 7.1 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
1027 mg
TOP 5%
Calcium
33 mg
TOP 42%
Potassium
232 mg
TOP 52%
Manganese
0.126 mg
TOP 58%
Copper
0.072 mg
TOP 68%
Iron
0.64 mg
TOP 72%
Magnesium
13 mg
TOP 77%
Selenium
1.3 µg
TOP 80%
Zinc
0.17 mg
TOP 87%
Phosphorus
20 mg
TOP 88%
Choline
7.1 mg
TOP 89%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 14% 16% 0% 2% 6% 13% 12% 10% 18% 2% 0% 5%
Vitamin A: 224 IU of 5,000 IU 4%
Vitamin E : 0.8 mg of 15 mg 5%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.6 mg of 90 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0.023 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.056 mg of 1 mg 4%
Vitamin B3: 0.597 mg of 16 mg 4%
Vitamin B5: 0.164 mg of 5 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.075 mg of 1 mg 6%
Folate: 2 µg of 400 µg 1%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 1.8 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
224 IU
TOP 32%
Vitamin C
0.6 mg
TOP 46%
Vitamin E
0.8 mg
TOP 50%
Vitamin K
1.8 µg
TOP 66%
Vitamin B6
0.075 mg
TOP 71%
Vitamin B3
0.597 mg
TOP 76%
Vitamin B2
0.056 mg
TOP 79%
Vitamin B5
0.164 mg
TOP 84%
Vitamin B1
0.023 mg
TOP 85%
Folate
2 µg
TOP 90%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

0.045% 0.082% 0.101%
Saturated Fat: 0.045 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.082 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.101 g

All nutrients for Barbecue sauce per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 22% 39.87g 1.4 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 2% 87% 0.82g 3.4 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 1% 78% 0.63g 52.9 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 14% 24% 40.77g 1.4 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 9% 54% 172kcal 3.7 times more than Orange Orange
Starch 0% 97% 0.35g 43.7 times less than Potato Potato
Fructose 18% 80% 14.17g 2.4 times more than Apple Apple
Sugar N/A 27% 33.24g 3.7 times more than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 4% 51% 0.9g 2.7 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 3% 42% 33mg 3.8 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 8% 72% 0.64mg 4.1 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 3% 77% 13mg 10.8 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 3% 88% 20mg 9.1 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 7% 52% 232mg 1.6 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 45% 5% 1027mg 2.1 times more than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 2% 87% 0.17mg 37.1 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 8% 68% 0.07mg 2 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin E 5% 50% 0.8mg 1.8 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 1% 46% 0.6mg 88.3 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 2% 85% 0.02mg 11.6 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 4% 79% 0.06mg 2.3 times less than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 4% 76% 0.6mg 16 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 84% 0.16mg 6.9 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 6% 71% 0.08mg 1.6 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 1% 90% 2µg 30.5 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 2% 66% 1.8µg 56.4 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 0% 86% 0.05g 131 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 82% 0.08g 119.5 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 85% 0.1g 467.1 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 172
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 1,027mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate 41g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 33mg 3%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 232mg 7%

*
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
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
Source
Low in Sodium
limit break
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
Source

Barbecue sauce nutrition infographic

Barbecue sauce nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174523/nutrients

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