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Caramel nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

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

Important nutritional characteristics for Caramel

Caramel
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 piece (10.1 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.
-0.3 (alkaline)
Calories
382
94% Carbs
84% Calcium
83% Calories
78% Sugar
78% Polyunsaturated fat
Explanation: The given food contains more Carbs than 94% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Carbs than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Calcium, Calories, Sugar, and Polyunsaturated fat.

Caramel 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.

65

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Macronutrients chart

5% 9% 77% 9% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 9%
4.6 g of 50 g
9%
Fats:
Daily Value: 12%
8.1 g of 65 g
12%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 26%
77 g of 300 g
26%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
8.5 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.8 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 382
% Daily Value*
12%
Total Fat 8g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
2%
Cholesterol 7mg
11%
Sodium 245mg
26%
Total Carbohydrate 77g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 138mg 14%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 214mg 6%

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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 42% 6% 13% 49% 19% 32% 12% 6% 2% 10% 5%
Calcium: 138 mg of 1,000 mg 14%
Iron: 0.14 mg of 8 mg 2%
Magnesium: 17 mg of 420 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 114 mg of 700 mg 16%
Potassium: 214 mg of 3,400 mg 6%
Sodium: 245 mg of 2,300 mg 11%
Zinc: 0.44 mg of 11 mg 4%
Copper: 0.018 mg of 1 mg 2%
Manganese: 0.011 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 1.8 µg of 55 µg 3%
Choline: 8 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
138 mg
TOP 16%
Sodium
245 mg
TOP 38%
Potassium
214 mg
TOP 56%
Phosphorus
114 mg
TOP 60%
Magnesium
17 mg
TOP 69%
Zinc
0.44 mg
TOP 72%
Selenium
1.8 µg
TOP 78%
Choline
8 mg
TOP 88%
Manganese
0.011 mg
TOP 89%
Iron
0.14 mg
TOP 91%
Copper
0.018 mg
TOP 93%

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 3% 10% 0% 2% 26% 60% 3% 38% 13% 3% 38% 5%
Vitamin A: 42 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0.46 mg of 15 mg 3%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.4 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.103 mg of 1 mg 9%
Vitamin B2: 0.256 mg of 1 mg 20%
Vitamin B3: 0.148 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.62 mg of 5 mg 12%
Vitamin B6: 0.056 mg of 1 mg 4%
Folate: 4 µg of 400 µg 1%
Vitamin B12: 0.3 µg of 2 µg 13%
Vitamin K: 1.8 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
0.256 mg
TOP 33%
Vitamin B1
0.103 mg
TOP 47%
Vitamin C
0.4 mg
TOP 48%
Vitamin A
42 IU
TOP 51%
Vitamin B5
0.62 mg
TOP 51%
Vitamin B12
0.3 µg
TOP 55%
Vitamin E
0.46 mg
TOP 58%
Vitamin K
1.8 µg
TOP 66%
Vitamin B6
0.056 mg
TOP 76%
Folate
4 µg
TOP 83%
Vitamin B3
0.148 mg
TOP 89%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 65% 55% 56% 46% 49% 31% 36% 47% 50%
Tryptophan: 60 mg of 280 mg 21%
Threonine: 192 mg of 1,050 mg 18%
Isoleucine: 258 mg of 1,400 mg 18%
Leucine: 417 mg of 2,730 mg 15%
Lysine: 338 mg of 2,100 mg 16%
Methionine: 107 mg of 1,050 mg 10%
Phenylalanine: 205 mg of 1,750 mg 12%
Valine: 285 mg of 1,820 mg 16%
Histidine: 115 mg of 700 mg 16%

Fat type information

2.476% 1.542% 3.478%
Saturated Fat: 2.476 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.542 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.478 g

Fiber content ratio for Caramel

65.5% 11.5%
Sugar: 65.5 g
Fiber: 0 g
Other: 11.5 g

All nutrients for Caramel per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 11% 63% 4.6g 1.6 times more than Broccoli
Fats 12% 40% 8.1g 4.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 26% 6% 77g 2.7 times more than Rice
Calories 19% 17% 382kcal 8.1 times more than Orange
Sugar 0% 22% 65.5g 7.3 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 14% 16% 138mg 1.1 times more than Milk
Iron 2% 91% 0.14mg 18.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 4% 69% 17mg 8.2 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 16% 60% 114mg 1.6 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 6% 56% 214mg 1.5 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 11% 38% 245mg 2 times less than White Bread
Zinc 4% 72% 0.44mg 14.3 times less than Beef
Copper 2% 93% 0.02mg 7.9 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 3% 58% 0.46mg 3.2 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 48% 0.4mg 132.5 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 9% 47% 0.1mg 2.6 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 20% 33% 0.26mg 2 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 1% 89% 0.15mg 64.7 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 12% 51% 0.62mg 1.8 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 4% 76% 0.06mg 2.1 times less than Oat
Folate 1% 83% 4µg 15.3 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 13% 55% 0.3µg 2.3 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 2% 66% 1.8µg 56.4 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 84% 0.06mg 5.1 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 84% 0.19mg 3.8 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 82% 0.26mg 3.5 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 84% 0.42mg 5.8 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 80% 0.34mg 1.3 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 83% 0.11mg 1.1 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 85% 0.21mg 3.3 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 84% 0.29mg 7.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 85% 0.12mg 6.5 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 2% 50% 7mg 53.3 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 12% 42% 2.48g 2.4 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 58% 1.54g 6.4 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 22% 3.48g 13.6 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/167974/nutrients

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