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Chicory nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Chicory, witloof, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Chicory

Chicory
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
*Explanation
0.9g of carbs
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0 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 17
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 0.9 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. -3.5 (alkaline)
Oxalates ⓘ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4525130/ 210mg
TOP 26% Fiber ⓘHigher in Fiber content than 74% of foods
TOP 31% Folate, food ⓘHigher in Folate, food content than 69% of foods
TOP 34% Vitamin C ⓘHigher in Vitamin C content than 66% of foods
TOP 39% Folate ⓘHigher in Folate content than 61% of foods
TOP 44% Folate, DFE ⓘHigher in Folate, DFE content than 56% of foods

Chicory calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 17
Calories in 1 head 9 53 g
Calories in 0.5 cup 8 45 g

Chicory Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
*Explanation
0.9g of carbs
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0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 6% 9% 8% 12% 19% 1% 5% 17% 14% 2% 0%
Calcium: 19 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 0.24 mg of 8 mg 3%
Magnesium: 10 mg of 420 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 26 mg of 700 mg 4%
Potassium: 211 mg of 3,400 mg 6%
Sodium: 2 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.16 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.051 mg of 1 mg 6%
Manganese: 0.1 mg of 2 mg 4%
Selenium: 0.2 µg of 55 µg 0%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
19 mg
TOP 55%
Potassium
211 mg
TOP 57%
Manganese
0.1 mg
TOP 61%
Copper
0.051 mg
TOP 79%
Magnesium
10 mg
TOP 84%
Phosphorus
26 mg
TOP 86%
Zinc
0.16 mg
TOP 87%
Iron
0.24 mg
TOP 87%
Selenium
0.2 µg
TOP 94%
Sodium
2 mg
TOP 96%

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% 10% 16% 7% 3% 9% 10% 28% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 29 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 2.8 mg of 90 mg 3%
Vitamin B1: 0.062 mg of 1 mg 5%
Vitamin B2: 0.027 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.16 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.145 mg of 5 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.042 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: 37 µg of 400 µg 9%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
2.8 mg
TOP 34%
Folate
37 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin A
29 IU
TOP 55%
Vitamin B1
0.062 mg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B6
0.042 mg
TOP 82%
Vitamin B5
0.145 mg
TOP 85%
Vitamin B2
0.027 mg
TOP 88%
Vitamin B3
0.16 mg
TOP 89%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

4% 93%
Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
0.9 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.1 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
4 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
94.52 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.48 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 18% 8% 12% 5% 5% 2% 4% 7% 7%
Tryptophan: 16 mg of 280 mg 6%
Threonine: 25 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Isoleucine: 54 mg of 1,400 mg 4%
Leucine: 39 mg of 2,730 mg 1%
Lysine: 35 mg of 2,100 mg 2%
Methionine: 5 mg of 1,050 mg 0%
Phenylalanine: 22 mg of 1,750 mg 1%
Valine: 41 mg of 1,820 mg 2%
Histidine: 15 mg of 700 mg 2%

Fat type information

34% 3% 63%
Saturated Fat: 0.024 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.002 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.044 g

Fiber content ratio for Chicory

78% 23%
Sugar: 0 g
Fiber: 3.1 g
Other: 0.9 g

All nutrients for Chicory per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 17kcal 1% 98% 2.8 times less than OrangeOrange
Protein 0.9g 2% 86% 3.1 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 0.1g 0% 93% 333.1 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 2.8mg 3% 34% 18.9 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 0.9g N/A 70% 60.2 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 4g 1% 63% 7 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 0.24mg 3% 87% 10.8 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 19mg 2% 55% 6.6 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 211mg 6% 57% 1.4 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 10mg 2% 84% 14 times less than AlmondAlmond
Fiber 3.1g 12% 26% 1.3 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.05mg 6% 79% 2.8 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.16mg 1% 87% 39.4 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 26mg 4% 86% 7 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 2mg 0% 96% 245 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 29IU 1% 55% 576.1 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0% 72%
Selenium 0.2µg 0% 94%
Manganese 0.1mg 4% 61%
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 5% 65% 4.3 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 2% 88% 4.8 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 0.16mg 1% 89% 59.8 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 3% 85% 7.8 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 3% 82% 2.8 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Folate 37µg 9% 39% 1.6 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Trans Fat 0g N/A 100% N/AMargarine
Saturated Fat 0.02g 0% 90% 245.6 times less than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 0g N/A 96% 4899.5 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04g N/A 91% 1072.1 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0% 93% 19.1 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.03mg 0% 96% 28.8 times less than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 0.05mg 0% 94% 16.9 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 0.04mg 0% 96% 62.3 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 0.04mg 0% 96% 12.9 times less than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.01mg 0% 97% 19.2 times less than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.02mg 0% 97% 30.4 times less than EggEgg
Valine 0.04mg 0% 95% 49.5 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.02mg 0% 96% 49.9 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 17
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 2mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate 4g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 19mg 2%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 211mg 6%

*
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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Chicory nutrition infographic

Chicory nutrition infographic
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. 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/170404/nutrients

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