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*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Bay leaf

Bay leaf
Calories
313
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
48.67 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.
-17.2 (alkaline)
98% Iron
95% Calcium
93% Fiber
93% Carbs
90% Vitamin A
Explanation: The given food contains more Iron than 98% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Iron than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Calcium, Fiber, Carbs, and Vitamin A.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 251% 1613% 86% 49% 47% 3% 101% 139% 1066% 16% 0%
Calcium: 834 mg of 1,000 mg 83%
Iron: 43 mg of 8 mg 538%
Magnesium: 120 mg of 420 mg 29%
Phosphorus: 113 mg of 700 mg 16%
Potassium: 529 mg of 3,400 mg 16%
Sodium: 23 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 3.7 mg of 11 mg 34%
Copper: 0.416 mg of 1 mg 46%
Manganese: 8.167 mg of 2 mg 355%
Selenium: 2.8 µg of 55 µg 5%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
43 mg
TOP 2%
Calcium
834 mg
TOP 5%
Potassium
529 mg
TOP 12%
Magnesium
120 mg
TOP 13%
Copper
0.416 mg
TOP 21%
Manganese
8.167 mg
TOP 25%
Zinc
3.7 mg
TOP 25%
Phosphorus
113 mg
TOP 61%
Selenium
2.8 µg
TOP 73%
Sodium
23 mg
TOP 80%

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 372% 0% 0% 155% 3% 98% 38% 0% 402% 135% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 6185 IU of 5,000 IU 124%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 46.5 mg of 90 mg 52%
Vitamin B1: 0.009 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.421 mg of 1 mg 32%
Vitamin B3: 2.005 mg of 16 mg 13%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 1.74 mg of 1 mg 134%
Folate: 180 µg of 400 µg 45%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
6185 IU
TOP 10%
Vitamin B6
1.74 mg
TOP 12%
Vitamin C
46.5 mg
TOP 13%
Vitamin B2
0.421 mg
TOP 17%
Folate
180 µg
TOP 19%
Vitamin B3
2.005 mg
TOP 58%
Vitamin B1
0.009 mg
TOP 93%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

8% 9% 75% 6% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 15%
7.61 g of 50 g
15%
Fats:
Daily Value: 13%
8.36 g of 65 g
13%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 25%
74.97 g of 300 g
25%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
5.44 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
3.62 g

Fat type information

2.28% 1.64% 2.29%
Saturated Fat: 2.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.64 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.29 g

Fiber content ratio for Bay leaf

26.3% 48.67%
Sugar: 0 g
Fiber: 26.3 g
Other: 48.67 g

All nutrients for Bay leaf per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 19% 48.67g 1.1 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 18% 51% 7.61g 2.7 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 13% 39% 8.36g 4 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 25% 7% 74.97g 2.7 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 16% 28% 313kcal 6.7 times more than Orange Orange
Fiber 105% 7% 26.3g 11 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 83% 5% 834mg 6.7 times more than Milk Milk
Iron 538% 2% 43mg 16.5 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 29% 13% 120mg 1.2 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 16% 61% 113mg 1.6 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 16% 12% 529mg 3.6 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 1% 80% 23mg 21.3 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 34% 25% 3.7mg 1.7 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 46% 21% 0.42mg 2.9 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 52% 13% 46.5mg 1.1 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 1% 93% 0.01mg 29.6 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 32% 17% 0.42mg 3.2 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 13% 58% 2.01mg 4.8 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 134% 12% 1.74mg 14.6 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 45% 19% 180µg 3 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 11% 44% 2.28g 2.6 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 57% 1.64g 6 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 29% 2.29g 20.6 times less than Walnut Walnut

NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 313
% Daily Value*
12%
Total Fat 8g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 23mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate 75g
104%
Dietary Fiber 26g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 834mg 83%

Iron 43mg 538%

Potassium 529mg 16%

*
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.
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No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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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.
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Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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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.
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Bay leaf nutrition infographic

Bay leaf 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/170917/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.