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Fast foods, chicken tenders
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Chicken fingers

Chicken fingers
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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46 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ II for chicken nuggets https://ses.library.usyd.edu.au/handle/2123/11945
41
Calories
271
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
16.05 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 strip (30 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.
11.1 (acidic)
90% Sodium
85% Vitamin B3
84% Polyunsaturated fat
82% Phosphorus
79% Potassium
Explanation: The given food contains more Sodium than 90% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Sodium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Vitamin B3, Polyunsaturated fat, Phosphorus, and Potassium.

Chicken fingers Glycemic index (GI)

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46

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 6% 28% 20% 121% 33% 101% 20% 24% 30% 96% 24%
Calcium: 17 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 0.73 mg of 8 mg 9%
Magnesium: 28 mg of 420 mg 7%
Phosphorus: 282 mg of 700 mg 40%
Potassium: 373 mg of 3,400 mg 11%
Sodium: 769 mg of 2,300 mg 33%
Zinc: 0.71 mg of 11 mg 6%
Copper: 0.069 mg of 1 mg 8%
Manganese: 0.228 mg of 2 mg 10%
Selenium: 17.5 µg of 55 µg 32%
Choline: 43.7 mg of 550 mg 8%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
769 mg
TOP 10%
Phosphorus
282 mg
TOP 18%
Potassium
373 mg
TOP 21%
Magnesium
28 mg
TOP 35%
Manganese
0.228 mg
TOP 49%
Selenium
17.5 µg
TOP 49%
Calcium
17 mg
TOP 59%
Zinc
0.71 mg
TOP 61%
Choline
43.7 mg
TOP 67%
Iron
0.73 mg
TOP 69%
Copper
0.069 mg
TOP 70%

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 1% 64% 6% 4% 28% 42% 155% 75% 99% 15% 20% 20%
Vitamin A: 11 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 3.17 mg of 15 mg 21%
Vitamin D: 0.2 µg of 10 µg 2%
Vitamin C: 1.1 mg of 90 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0.11 mg of 1 mg 9%
Vitamin B2: 0.179 mg of 1 mg 14%
Vitamin B3: 8.217 mg of 16 mg 51%
Vitamin B5: 1.244 mg of 5 mg 25%
Vitamin B6: 0.426 mg of 1 mg 33%
Folate: 19 µg of 400 µg 5%
Vitamin B12: 0.16 µg of 2 µg 7%
Vitamin K: 8 µg of 120 µg 7%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B3
8.217 mg
TOP 15%
Vitamin B6
0.426 mg
TOP 29%
Vitamin B5
1.244 mg
TOP 31%
Vitamin E
3.17 mg
TOP 38%
Vitamin C
1.1 mg
TOP 40%
Vitamin B1
0.11 mg
TOP 46%
Folate
19 µg
TOP 49%
Vitamin B2
0.179 mg
TOP 51%
Vitamin K
8 µg
TOP 51%
Vitamin D
0.2 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B12
0.16 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin A
11 IU
TOP 63%

Macronutrients chart

20% 14% 18% 47% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 38%
19.22 g of 50 g
38%
Fats:
Daily Value: 21%
13.95 g of 65 g
21%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 6%
17.25 g of 300 g
6%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
46.64 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
2.94 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 238% 230% 182% 171% 231% 148% 247% 150% 281%
Tryptophan: 222 mg of 280 mg 79%
Threonine: 803 mg of 1,050 mg 76%
Isoleucine: 845 mg of 1,400 mg 60%
Leucine: 1553 mg of 2,730 mg 57%
Lysine: 1616 mg of 2,100 mg 77%
Methionine: 518 mg of 1,050 mg 49%
Phenylalanine: 1437 mg of 1,750 mg 82%
Valine: 908 mg of 1,820 mg 50%
Histidine: 655 mg of 700 mg 94%

Fat type information

2.493% 4.83% 5.783%
Saturated Fat: 2.493 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.83 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.783 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

17.03% 0.4%
Starch: 17.03 g
Sucrose: 0.4 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Chicken fingers

0.4% 1.2% 15.65%
Sugar: 0.4 g
Fiber: 1.2 g
Other: 15.65 g

All nutrients for Chicken fingers per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 36% 16.05g 3.4 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 46% 27% 19.22g 6.8 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 21% 25% 13.95g 2.4 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 6% 38% 17.25g 1.6 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 14% 34% 271kcal 5.8 times more than Orange Orange
Starch 7% 92% 17.03g 1.1 times more than Potato Potato
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A Apple
Sugar N/A 72% 0.4g 22.4 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 5% 47% 1.2g 2 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 2% 59% 17mg 7.4 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 9% 69% 0.73mg 3.6 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 7% 35% 28mg 5 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 40% 18% 282mg 1.5 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 11% 21% 373mg 2.5 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 33% 10% 769mg 1.6 times more than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 6% 61% 0.71mg 8.9 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 8% 70% 0.07mg 2.1 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin E 21% 38% 3.17mg 2.2 times more than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 2% 53% 0.2µg 11 times less than Egg Egg
Vitamin C 1% 40% 1.1mg 48.2 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 9% 46% 0.11mg 2.4 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 14% 51% 0.18mg 1.4 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 51% 15% 8.22mg 1.2 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 25% 31% 1.24mg 1.1 times more than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 33% 29% 0.43mg 3.6 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 5% 49% 19µg 3.2 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 7% 60% 0.16µg 4.4 times less than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 7% 51% 8µg 12.7 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 61% 0.22mg 1.4 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 65% 0.8mg 1.1 times more than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 65% 0.85mg 1.1 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 64% 1.55mg 1.6 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 64% 1.62mg 3.6 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 64% 0.52mg 5.4 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 42% 1.44mg 2.2 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 67% 0.91mg 2.2 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 62% 0.66mg 1.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 16% 37% 48mg 7.8 times less than Egg Egg
Trans Fat N/A 66% 0.05g 286.3 times less than Margarine Margarine
Saturated Fat 12% 42% 2.49g 2.4 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 32% 4.83g 2 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 16% 5.78g 8.2 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 271
% Daily Value*
22%
Total Fat 14g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
16%
Cholesterol 48mg
33%
Sodium 769mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate 17g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 19g
Vitamin D 7mcg 1%

Calcium 17mg 2%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 373mg 11%

*
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.
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No Trans Fats
limit break
 ⓘ 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
limit break
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ 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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Chicken fingers 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/173321/nutrients

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