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Chestnut 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 Chestnut

Chestnut
54 (low)
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.
-12.4 (alkaline)
Calories
131
92% Potassium
83% Vitamin C
80% Copper
79% Magnesium
72% Carbs
Explanation: The given food contains more Potassium than 92% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Potassium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Vitamin C, Copper, Magnesium, and Carbs.

Chestnut Glycemic index (GI)

Source:

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/264862442

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Macronutrients chart

2% 2% 28% 69%
Protein:
Daily Value: 4%
2 g of 50 g
4%
Fats:
Daily Value: 2%
1.38 g of 65 g
2%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 9%
27.76 g of 300 g
9%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
68.15 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
0.71 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 131
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 27mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate 28g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 46mg 5%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 715mg 21%

*
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 14% 65% 39% 43% 64% 4% 7% 158% 112% 0% 0%
Calcium: 46 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Iron: 1.73 mg of 8 mg 22%
Magnesium: 54 mg of 420 mg 13%
Phosphorus: 99 mg of 700 mg 14%
Potassium: 715 mg of 3,400 mg 21%
Sodium: 27 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 0.25 mg of 11 mg 2%
Copper: 0.472 mg of 1 mg 52%
Manganese: 0.854 mg of 2 mg 37%
Selenium: µg of 55 µg 0%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
715 mg
TOP 8%
Copper
0.472 mg
TOP 20%
Magnesium
54 mg
TOP 21%
Manganese
0.854 mg
TOP 33%
Calcium
46 mg
TOP 35%
Iron
1.73 mg
TOP 43%
Phosphorus
99 mg
TOP 64%
Sodium
27 mg
TOP 79%
Zinc
0.25 mg
TOP 82%

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 2% 0% 0% 89% 37% 24% 14% 19% 54% 29% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 17 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 26.7 mg of 90 mg 30%
Vitamin B1: 0.148 mg of 1 mg 12%
Vitamin B2: 0.104 mg of 1 mg 8%
Vitamin B3: 0.731 mg of 16 mg 5%
Vitamin B5: 0.316 mg of 5 mg 6%
Vitamin B6: 0.233 mg of 1 mg 18%
Folate: 38 µg of 400 µg 10%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
26.7 mg
TOP 17%
Folate
38 µg
TOP 38%
Vitamin B1
0.148 mg
TOP 40%
Vitamin B6
0.233 mg
TOP 45%
Vitamin A
17 IU
TOP 60%
Vitamin B2
0.104 mg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B5
0.316 mg
TOP 72%
Vitamin B3
0.731 mg
TOP 73%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 24% 21% 17% 13% 17% 14% 15% 19% 24%
Tryptophan: 22 mg of 280 mg 8%
Threonine: 71 mg of 1,050 mg 7%
Isoleucine: 79 mg of 1,400 mg 6%
Leucine: 118 mg of 2,730 mg 4%
Lysine: 118 mg of 2,100 mg 6%
Methionine: 47 mg of 1,050 mg 4%
Phenylalanine: 84 mg of 1,750 mg 5%
Valine: 112 mg of 1,820 mg 6%
Histidine: 55 mg of 700 mg 8%

Fat type information

0.26% 0.476% 0.545%
Saturated Fat: 0.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.476 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.545 g

All nutrients for Chestnut per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 5% 78% 2g 1.4 times less than Broccoli
Fats 2% 72% 1.38g 24.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 9% 28% 27.76g Equal to Rice
Calories 7% 65% 131kcal 2.8 times more than Orange
Calcium 5% 35% 46mg 2.7 times less than Milk
Iron 22% 43% 1.73mg 1.5 times less than Beef
Magnesium 13% 21% 54mg 2.6 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 14% 64% 99mg 1.8 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 21% 8% 715mg 4.9 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 1% 79% 27mg 18.1 times less than White Bread
Zinc 2% 82% 0.25mg 25.2 times less than Beef
Copper 52% 20% 0.47mg 3.3 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 30% 17% 26.7mg 2 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 12% 40% 0.15mg 1.8 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 8% 67% 0.1mg 1.3 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 5% 73% 0.73mg 13.1 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 6% 72% 0.32mg 3.6 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 18% 45% 0.23mg 2 times more than Oat
Folate 10% 38% 38µg 1.6 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 92% 0.02mg 13.9 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 92% 0.07mg 10.1 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 92% 0.08mg 11.6 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 92% 0.12mg 20.6 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 90% 0.12mg 3.8 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 89% 0.05mg 2 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 92% 0.08mg 8 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 91% 0.11mg 18.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 90% 0.06mg 13.6 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 1% 75% 0.26g 22.7 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 72% 0.48g 20.6 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 59% 0.55g 86.6 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/170168/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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