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Chocolate cake nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Cake, chocolate, prepared from recipe without frosting
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Chocolate cake

Chocolate cake
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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41 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ II for chocolate cake with frosting https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/66/5/1264/4655967
82
Calories
371
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
51.8 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 piece (1/12 of 9" dia) (95 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.
2 (acidic)
82% Net carbs
81% Calories
81% Carbs
77% Fats
77% Saturated Fat
Explanation: The given food contains more Net carbs than 82% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Net carbs than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Calories, Carbs, Fats, and Saturated Fat.

Chocolate cake Glycemic index (GI)

41

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 18% 61% 23% 46% 13% 42% 19% 69% 37% 65% 71%
Calcium: 60 mg of 1,000 mg 6%
Iron: 1.61 mg of 8 mg 20%
Magnesium: 32 mg of 420 mg 8%
Phosphorus: 106 mg of 700 mg 15%
Potassium: 140 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 315 mg of 2,300 mg 14%
Zinc: 0.69 mg of 11 mg 6%
Copper: 0.207 mg of 1 mg 23%
Manganese: 0.28 mg of 2 mg 12%
Selenium: 11.9 µg of 55 µg 22%
Choline: 128.4 mg of 550 mg 23%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
60 mg
TOP 30%
Magnesium
32 mg
TOP 30%
Copper
0.207 mg
TOP 31%
Sodium
315 mg
TOP 33%
Iron
1.61 mg
TOP 45%
Manganese
0.28 mg
TOP 46%
Choline
128.4 mg
TOP 47%
Selenium
11.9 µg
TOP 57%
Zinc
0.69 mg
TOP 62%
Phosphorus
106 mg
TOP 63%
Potassium
140 mg
TOP 73%

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 9% 0% 0% 1% 36% 50% 22% 19% 10% 21% 20% 0%
Vitamin A: 140 IU of 5,000 IU 3%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.2 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.141 mg of 1 mg 12%
Vitamin B2: 0.213 mg of 1 mg 16%
Vitamin B3: 1.137 mg of 16 mg 7%
Vitamin B5: 0.304 mg of 5 mg 6%
Vitamin B6: 0.041 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: 27 µg of 400 µg 7%
Vitamin B12: 0.16 µg of 2 µg 7%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
140 IU
TOP 39%
Vitamin B1
0.141 mg
TOP 40%
Vitamin B2
0.213 mg
TOP 42%
Folate
27 µg
TOP 43%
Vitamin C
0.2 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B12
0.16 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin B3
1.137 mg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B5
0.304 mg
TOP 73%
Vitamin B6
0.041 mg
TOP 82%

Macronutrients chart

6% 16% 54% 25% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 11%
5.3 g of 50 g
11%
Fats:
Daily Value: 23%
15.1 g of 65 g
23%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 18%
53.4 g of 300 g
18%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
24.4 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
1.8 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 73% 58% 52% 45% 39% 34% 46% 47% 52%
Tryptophan: 68 mg of 280 mg 24%
Threonine: 202 mg of 1,050 mg 19%
Isoleucine: 240 mg of 1,400 mg 17%
Leucine: 407 mg of 2,730 mg 15%
Lysine: 268 mg of 2,100 mg 13%
Methionine: 116 mg of 1,050 mg 11%
Phenylalanine: 265 mg of 1,750 mg 15%
Valine: 283 mg of 1,820 mg 16%
Histidine: 120 mg of 700 mg 17%

Fat type information

5.43% 6.039% 2.761%
Saturated Fat: 5.43 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.039 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.761 g

Fiber content ratio for Chocolate cake

1.6% 51.8%
Sugar: 0 g
Fiber: 1.6 g
Other: 51.8 g

All nutrients for Chocolate cake per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 18% 51.8g Equal to Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 13% 60% 5.3g 1.9 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 23% 23% 15.1g 2.2 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 18% 19% 53.4g 1.9 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 19% 19% 371kcal 7.9 times more than Orange Orange
Fiber 6% 42% 1.6g 1.5 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 6% 30% 60mg 2.1 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 20% 45% 1.61mg 1.6 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 8% 30% 32mg 4.4 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 15% 63% 106mg 1.7 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 73% 140mg 1.1 times less than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 14% 33% 315mg 1.6 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 6% 62% 0.69mg 9.1 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 23% 31% 0.21mg 1.5 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 3% 39% 140IU 119.3 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin C 0% 52% 0.2mg 265 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 12% 40% 0.14mg 1.9 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 16% 42% 0.21mg 1.6 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 7% 67% 1.14mg 8.4 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 6% 73% 0.3mg 3.7 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 3% 82% 0.04mg 2.9 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 7% 43% 27µg 2.3 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 7% 60% 0.16µg 4.4 times less than Pork Pork
Tryptophan 0% 83% 0.07mg 4.5 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 83% 0.2mg 3.6 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 83% 0.24mg 3.8 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 84% 0.41mg 6 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 82% 0.27mg 1.7 times less than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 82% 0.12mg 1.2 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 84% 0.27mg 2.5 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 84% 0.28mg 7.2 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 84% 0.12mg 6.2 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 19% 34% 58mg 6.4 times less than Egg Egg
Saturated Fat 27% 23% 5.43g 1.1 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 26% 6.04g 1.6 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 26% 2.76g 17.1 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 371
% Daily Value*
23%
Total Fat 15g
23%
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat g
19%
Cholesterol 58mg
14%
Sodium 315mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate 53g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 60mg 6%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 140mg 4%

*
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
ok
 ⓘ 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
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
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 ⓘ 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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Chocolate cake nutrition infographic

Chocolate cake 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/172697/nutrients

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