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Butterscotch nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Candies, butterscotch
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Butterscotch

Butterscotch
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.
60 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
3 pieces (16 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.
-0.1 (neutral)
Calories
391
99% Carbs
84% Calories
79% Sugar
73% Sodium
65% Retinol
Explanation: The given food contains more Carbs than 99% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Carbs than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Calories, Sugar, Sodium, and Retinol.

Butterscotch Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.

60

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Macronutrients chart

4% 91% 6% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 0%
0.03 g of 50 g
0%
Fats:
Daily Value: 5%
3.3 g of 65 g
5%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 30%
90.4 g of 300 g
30%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
5.25 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.02 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 391
% Daily Value*
5%
Total Fat 3g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
3%
Cholesterol 9mg
17%
Sodium 391mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate 90g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 0g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 4mg 0%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 3mg 0%

*
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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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
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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
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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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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 2% 1% 0% 1% 1% 51% 3% 1% 1% 4% 1%
Calcium: 4 mg of 1,000 mg 0%
Iron: 0.01 mg of 8 mg 0%
Magnesium: 0 mg of 420 mg 0%
Phosphorus: 1 mg of 700 mg 0%
Potassium: 3 mg of 3,400 mg 0%
Sodium: 391 mg of 2,300 mg 17%
Zinc: 0.09 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.001 mg of 1 mg 0%
Manganese: 0.001 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 0.6 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: 0.8 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
391 mg
TOP 27%
Selenium
0.6 µg
TOP 88%
Zinc
0.09 mg
TOP 91%
Calcium
4 mg
TOP 93%
Choline
0.8 mg
TOP 96%
Iron
0.01 mg
TOP 97%
Phosphorus
1 mg
TOP 97%
Copper
0.001 mg
TOP 97%
Potassium
3 mg
TOP 98%
Manganese
0.001 mg
TOP 98%
Magnesium
0 mg
TOP 100%

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 6% 2% 0% 0% 3% 4% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% 1%
Vitamin A: 100 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : 0.09 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.012 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.016 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B3: 0.002 mg of 16 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 0.004 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0 mg of 1 mg 0%
Folate: 0 µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0.3 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
100 IU
TOP 42%
Vitamin K
0.3 µg
TOP 84%
Vitamin E
0.09 mg
TOP 87%
Vitamin B1
0.012 mg
TOP 91%
Vitamin B2
0.016 mg
TOP 93%
Vitamin B3
0.002 mg
TOP 97%
Vitamin B5
0.004 mg
TOP 97%
Folate
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B6
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

2.065% 0.845% 0.122%
Saturated Fat: 2.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.845 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.122 g

Fiber content ratio for Butterscotch

80.46% 9.94%
Sugar: 80.46 g
Fiber: 0 g
Other: 9.94 g

All nutrients for Butterscotch per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 0% 96% 0.03g 94 times less than Broccoli
Fats 5% 60% 3.3g 10.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 30% 1% 90.4g 3.2 times more than Rice
Calories 20% 16% 391kcal 8.3 times more than Orange
Sugar 0% 21% 80.46g 9 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 0% 93% 4mg 31.3 times less than Milk
Iron 0% 97% 0.01mg 260 times less than Beef
Magnesium 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Phosphorus 0% 97% 1mg 182 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 0% 98% 3mg 49 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 17% 27% 391mg 1.3 times less than White Bread
Zinc 1% 91% 0.09mg 70.1 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 97% 0mg 142 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 87% 0.09mg 16.2 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 1% 91% 0.01mg 22.2 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 1% 93% 0.02mg 8.1 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 97% 0mg 4786.5 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0% 97% 0mg 282.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Folate 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 0% 84% 0.3µg 338.7 times less than Broccoli
Cholesterol 3% 48% 9mg 41.4 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 10% 46% 2.07g 2.9 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 66% 0.85g 11.6 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 84% 0.12g 386.7 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 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/167972/nutrients

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