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Chocolate cake nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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 ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
38 (low)
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 PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
2 (acidic )
Calories
371
81% Carbs
81% Calories
77% Fats
77% Saturated Fat
74% Polyunsaturated fat
Explanation: This food contains more Carbs than 81% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (19%) which contain more Carbs, this food itself is rich in Carbs more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Calories, Fats, Saturated Fat and Polyunsaturated fat

Chocolate cake Glycemic index (GI)

38
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Macronutrients chart

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

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 371
% Daily Value*
23%
Total Fat 15g
25%
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat g
19%
Cholesterol 58mg
13%
Sodium 315mg
18%
TotalCarbohydrate 53g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 60mg 6%

Iron 2mg 11%

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
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 60 mg of 1,000 mg 6%
Iron: 1.61 mg of 18 mg 9%
Magnesium: 32 mg of 400 mg 8%
Phosphorus: 106 mg of 1,000 mg 11%
Potassium: 140 mg of 3,500 mg 4%
Sodium: 315 mg of 2,400 mg 13%
Zinc: 0.69 mg of 15 mg 5%
Copper: 0.207 mg of 2 mg 10%
Manganese: 0.28 mg of 2 mg 14%
Selenium: 11.9 µg of 70 µg 17%
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 mg
TOP 57%
Zinc
0.69 mg
TOP 62%
Phosphorus
106 mg
TOP 63%
Potassium
140 mg
TOP 73%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 140 IU of 5,000 IU 3%
Vitamin E : mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.2 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.141 mg of 2 mg 9%
Vitamin B2: 0.213 mg of 2 mg 13%
Vitamin B3: 1.137 mg of 20 mg 6%
Vitamin B5: 0.304 mg of 10 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.041 mg of 2 mg 2%
Folate, total: 27 µg of 400 µg 7%
Vitamin B12: 0.16 µg of 6 µg 3%
Vitamin K: µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 17 µg of 400 µg 4%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folic acid (B9)
17 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin A
140 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin B1
0.141 µg
TOP 40%
Vitamin B2
0.213 µg
TOP 42%
Folate, total
27 µg
TOP 44%
Vitamin C
0.2 µg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B12
0.16 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin B3
1.137 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B5
0.304 µg
TOP 73%
Vitamin B6
0.041 µg
TOP 82%

Protein quality breakdown

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

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

Fiber content / ratio for Chocolate cake

Sugars: g
Fiber: 1.6 g

All nutrients for Chocolate cake per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 13% 60% 5.3g 1.9 times more than Broccoli
Fats 23% 23% 15.1g 2.2 times less than Cheese
Carbs 18% 19% 53.4g 1.9 times more than Rice
Calories 14% 19% 371kcal 7.9 times more than Orange
Fiber 4% 42% 1.6g 1.5 times less than Orange
Calcium 6% 30% 60mg 2.1 times less than Milk
Iron 9% 45% 1.61mg 1.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 8% 30% 32mg 4.4 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 15% 63% 106mg 1.7 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 73% 140mg 1.1 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 13% 33% 315mg 1.6 times less than White Bread
Zinc 6% 62% 0.69mg 9.1 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 31% 0.21mg 1.5 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 3% 39% 140IU 119.3 times less than Carrot
Vitamin C 0% 52% 0.2mg 265 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 9% 40% 0.14mg 1.9 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 13% 42% 0.21mg 1.6 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 6% 67% 1.14mg 8.4 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 73% 0.3mg 3.7 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 2% 82% 0.04mg 2.9 times less than Oat
Folate, total 7% 44% 27µg 2.3 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 3% 60% 0.16µg 4.4 times less than Pork
Folic acid (B9) 4% 34% 17µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 83% 0.07mg 4.5 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 83% 0.2mg 3.6 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 83% 0.24mg 3.8 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 84% 0.41mg 6 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 82% 0.27mg 1.7 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 82% 0.12mg 1.2 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 84% 0.27mg 2.5 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 84% 0.28mg 7.2 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 84% 0.12mg 6.2 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 19% 34% 58mg 6.4 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 27% 23% 5.43g 1.1 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 26% 6.04g 1.6 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 26% 2.76g 17.1 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172697/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.