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Beer nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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

Important nutritional characteristics for Beer

Beer
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
15 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 can (356 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula.On PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
-0 (neutral)
Calories
43
63% Alcohol
36% Carbs
34% Vitamin B12
27% Folate, food
24% Folate, total
Explanation: This food contains more Alcohol than 63% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (37%) which contain more Alcohol, this food itself is rich in Alcohol more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Carbs, Vitamin B12, Folate, food and Folate, total

Beer Glycemic index (GI)

15
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 1%
0.46 g of 50 g
1%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
3.55 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
91.96 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
4.03 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 43
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 4mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 4g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 0g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 4mg 0%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 27mg 1%

*
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: 4 mg of 1,000 mg 0%
Iron: 0.02 mg of 18 mg 0%
Magnesium: 6 mg of 400 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 14 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Potassium: 27 mg of 3,500 mg 1%
Sodium: 4 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.01 mg of 15 mg 0%
Copper: 0.005 mg of 2 mg 0%
Manganese: 0.008 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 0.6 µg of 70 µg 1%
Choline: 10.1 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Choline
10.1 mg
TOP 85%
Selenium
0.6 mg
TOP 88%
Magnesium
6 mg
TOP 90%
Phosphorus
14 mg
TOP 91%
Sodium
4 mg
TOP 92%
Manganese
0.008 mg
TOP 93%
Calcium
4 mg
TOP 93%
Potassium
27 mg
TOP 94%
Iron
0.02 mg
TOP 96%
Copper
0.005 mg
TOP 97%
Zinc
0.01 mg
TOP 98%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.005 mg of 2 mg 0%
Vitamin B2: 0.025 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B3: 0.513 mg of 20 mg 3%
Vitamin B5: 0.041 mg of 10 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.046 mg of 2 mg 2%
Folate, total: 6 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 0.02 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B12
0.02 µg
TOP 66%
Folate, total
6 µg
TOP 76%
Vitamin B3
0.513 µg
TOP 78%
Vitamin B6
0.046 µg
TOP 80%
Vitamin B2
0.025 µg
TOP 89%
Vitamin B5
0.041 µg
TOP 94%
Vitamin B1
0.005 µg
TOP 95%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin E
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin K
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%

All nutrients for Beer per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 1% 90% 0.46g 6.1 times less than Broccoli
Fats 0% 100% 0g N/A
Carbs 1% 64% 3.55g 7.9 times less than Rice
Calories 2% 90% 43kcal 1.1 times less than Orange
Starch 0% 100% 0g N/A
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A
Sugars 0% 100% 0g N/A
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 0% 93% 4mg 31.3 times less than Milk
Iron 0% 96% 0.02mg 130 times less than Beef
Magnesium 2% 90% 6mg 23.3 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 2% 91% 14mg 13 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 1% 94% 27mg 5.4 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 92% 4mg 122.5 times less than White Bread
Zinc 0% 98% 0.01mg 631 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 97% 0.01mg 28.4 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin E 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 0% 95% 0.01mg 53.2 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 1% 89% 0.03mg 5.2 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 3% 78% 0.51mg 18.7 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0% 94% 0.04mg 27.6 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 2% 80% 0.05mg 2.6 times less than Oat
Folate, total 2% 76% 6µg 10.2 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 66% 0.02µg 35 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Threonine 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Isoleucine 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Leucine 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Lysine 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Methionine 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Phenylalanine 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Valine 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Histidine 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 100% 0g N/A

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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168746/nutrients

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