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Biscuit nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Biscuits, plain or buttermilk, prepared from recipe
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Biscuit

Biscuit
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.
65 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 oz (28.35 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.
3.4 (acidic )
Calories
353
90% Calcium
84% Sodium
80% Polyunsaturated fat
79% Fats
78% Carbs
Explanation: This food contains more Calcium than 90% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (10%) which contain more Calcium, this food itself is rich in Calcium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Sodium, Polyunsaturated fat, Fats and Carbs

Biscuit Glycemic index (GI)

65
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 14%
7 g of 50 g
14%
Fats:
Daily Value: 25%
16.3 g of 65 g
25%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 15%
44.6 g of 300 g
15%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
28.9 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
3.2 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 353
% Daily Value*
25%
Total Fat 16g
20%
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat g
1%
Cholesterol 3mg
24%
Sodium 580mg
15%
TotalCarbohydrate 45g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 2g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 235mg 24%

Iron 3mg 17%

Potassium 121mg 3%

*
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: 235 mg of 1,000 mg 24%
Iron: 2.9 mg of 18 mg 16%
Magnesium: 18 mg of 400 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 164 mg of 1,000 mg 16%
Potassium: 121 mg of 3,500 mg 3%
Sodium: 580 mg of 2,400 mg 24%
Zinc: 0.54 mg of 15 mg 4%
Copper: 0.082 mg of 2 mg 4%
Manganese: 0.378 mg of 2 mg 19%
Selenium: 19.5 µg of 70 µg 28%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
235 mg
TOP 10%
Sodium
580 mg
TOP 16%
Iron
2.9 mg
TOP 22%
Manganese
0.378 mg
TOP 41%
Selenium
19.5 mg
TOP 47%
Phosphorus
164 mg
TOP 49%
Copper
0.082 mg
TOP 61%
Magnesium
18 mg
TOP 67%
Zinc
0.54 mg
TOP 67%
Potassium
121 mg
TOP 78%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 82 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.2 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.356 mg of 2 mg 24%
Vitamin B2: 0.31 mg of 2 mg 18%
Vitamin B3: 2.949 mg of 20 mg 15%
Vitamin B5: 0.285 mg of 10 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.035 mg of 2 mg 2%
Folate, total: 61 µg of 400 µg 15%
Vitamin B12: 0.08 µg of 6 µg 1%
Vitamin K: µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 49 µg of 400 µg 12%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.356 µg
TOP 24%
Vitamin B2
0.31 µg
TOP 25%
Folic acid (B9)
49 µg
TOP 30%
Folate, total
61 µg
TOP 32%
Vitamin A
82 µg
TOP 44%
Vitamin B3
2.949 µg
TOP 51%
Vitamin C
0.2 µg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B12
0.08 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B5
0.285 µg
TOP 75%
Vitamin B6
0.035 µg
TOP 85%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 87 mg of 280 mg 31%
Threonine: 211 mg of 1,050 mg 20%
Isoleucine: 273 mg of 1,400 mg 20%
Leucine: 514 mg of 2,730 mg 19%
Lysine: 226 mg of 2,100 mg 11%
Methionine: 132 mg of 1,050 mg 13%
Phenylalanine: 347 mg of 1,750 mg 20%
Valine: 313 mg of 1,820 mg 17%
Histidine: 161 mg of 700 mg 23%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 4.324 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.93 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.163 g

Fiber content / ratio for Biscuit

Sugars: 2.18 g
Fiber: 1.5 g

All nutrients for Biscuit per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 17% 54% 7g 2.5 times more than Broccoli
Fats 25% 21% 16.3g 2 times less than Cheese
Carbs 15% 22% 44.6g 1.6 times more than Rice
Calories 14% 23% 353kcal 7.5 times more than Orange
Sugars 2% 59% 2.18g 4.1 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 4% 43% 1.5g 1.6 times less than Orange
Calcium 24% 10% 235mg 1.9 times more than Milk
Iron 16% 22% 2.9mg 1.1 times more than Beef
Magnesium 5% 67% 18mg 7.8 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 23% 49% 164mg 1.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 78% 121mg 1.2 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 24% 16% 580mg 1.2 times more than White Bread
Zinc 5% 67% 0.54mg 11.7 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 61% 0.08mg 1.7 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 2% 44% 82IU 203.7 times less than Carrot
Vitamin C 0% 52% 0.2mg 265 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 24% 24% 0.36mg 1.3 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 18% 25% 0.31mg 2.4 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 15% 51% 2.95mg 3.2 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 75% 0.29mg 4 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 2% 85% 0.04mg 3.4 times less than Oat
Folate, total 15% 32% 61µg Equal to Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 1% 63% 0.08µg 8.8 times less than Pork
Folic acid (B9) 12% 30% 49µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 80% 0.09mg 3.5 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 83% 0.21mg 3.4 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 82% 0.27mg 3.3 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 82% 0.51mg 4.7 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 84% 0.23mg 2 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 80% 0.13mg 1.4 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 81% 0.35mg 1.9 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 82% 0.31mg 6.5 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 82% 0.16mg 4.7 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 1% 54% 3mg 124.3 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 22% 28% 4.32g 1.4 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 23% 6.93g 1.4 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 20% 4.16g 11.3 times less than Walnut

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/172670/nutrients

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