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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 ⓘ Source:
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44 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ II for plain arrowroot biscuit https://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/11945
48
Calories
353
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
43.1 grams
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 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.
3.4 (acidic)
90% Calcium
84% Sodium
80% Polyunsaturated fat
79% Net carbs
79% Fats
Explanation: The given food contains more Calcium than 90% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calcium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Sodium, Polyunsaturated fat, Net carbs, and Fats.

Biscuit Glycemic index (GI)

44

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 71% 109% 13% 71% 11% 76% 15% 28% 50% 107% 0%
Calcium: 235 mg of 1,000 mg 24%
Iron: 2.9 mg of 8 mg 36%
Magnesium: 18 mg of 420 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 164 mg of 700 mg 23%
Potassium: 121 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 580 mg of 2,300 mg 25%
Zinc: 0.54 mg of 11 mg 5%
Copper: 0.082 mg of 1 mg 9%
Manganese: 0.378 mg of 2 mg 16%
Selenium: 19.5 µg of 55 µg 35%
Choline: 0 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 µg
TOP 47%
Phosphorus
164 mg
TOP 49%
Copper
0.082 mg
TOP 61%
Magnesium
18 mg
TOP 66%
Zinc
0.54 mg
TOP 67%
Potassium
121 mg
TOP 78%

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 5% 0% 0% 1% 89% 72% 56% 18% 9% 46% 10% 0%
Vitamin A: 82 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.2 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.356 mg of 1 mg 30%
Vitamin B2: 0.31 mg of 1 mg 24%
Vitamin B3: 2.949 mg of 16 mg 18%
Vitamin B5: 0.285 mg of 5 mg 6%
Vitamin B6: 0.035 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: 61 µg of 400 µg 15%
Vitamin B12: 0.08 µg of 2 µg 3%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.356 mg
TOP 24%
Vitamin B2
0.31 mg
TOP 25%
Folate
61 µg
TOP 32%
Vitamin A
82 IU
TOP 44%
Vitamin B3
2.949 mg
TOP 51%
Vitamin C
0.2 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B12
0.08 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B5
0.285 mg
TOP 75%
Vitamin B6
0.035 mg
TOP 85%

Macronutrients chart

7% 17% 45% 29% 4%
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

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 94% 61% 59% 57% 33% 38% 60% 52% 69%
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

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

Fiber content ratio for Biscuit

2.18% 1.5% 40.92%
Sugar: 2.18 g
Fiber: 1.5 g
Other: 40.92 g

All nutrients for Biscuit per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 21% 43.1g 1.3 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 17% 54% 7g 2.5 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 25% 21% 16.3g 2 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 15% 22% 44.6g 1.6 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 18% 23% 353kcal 7.5 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 59% 2.18g 4.1 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 6% 43% 1.5g 1.6 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 24% 10% 235mg 1.9 times more than Milk Milk
Iron 36% 22% 2.9mg 1.1 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 4% 66% 18mg 7.8 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 23% 49% 164mg 1.1 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 78% 121mg 1.2 times less than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 25% 16% 580mg 1.2 times more than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 5% 67% 0.54mg 11.7 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 9% 61% 0.08mg 1.7 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 2% 44% 82IU 203.7 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin C 0% 52% 0.2mg 265 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 30% 24% 0.36mg 1.3 times more than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 24% 25% 0.31mg 2.4 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 18% 51% 2.95mg 3.2 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 6% 75% 0.29mg 4 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 3% 85% 0.04mg 3.4 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 15% 32% 61µg Equal to Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 3% 63% 0.08µg 8.8 times less than Pork Pork
Tryptophan 0% 80% 0.09mg 3.5 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 83% 0.21mg 3.4 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 82% 0.27mg 3.3 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 82% 0.51mg 4.7 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 84% 0.23mg 2 times less than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 80% 0.13mg 1.4 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 81% 0.35mg 1.9 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 82% 0.31mg 6.5 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 82% 0.16mg 4.7 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 1% 54% 3mg 124.3 times less than Egg Egg
Saturated Fat 22% 28% 4.32g 1.4 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 23% 6.93g 1.4 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 20% 4.16g 11.3 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 353
% Daily Value*
25%
Total Fat 16g
18%
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat g
1%
Cholesterol 3mg
25%
Sodium 580mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate 45g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 235mg 24%

Iron 3mg 38%

Potassium 121mg 4%

*
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.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ 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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Biscuit nutrition infographic

Biscuit 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/172670/nutrients

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