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

Cookies, coconut macaroon
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams
Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan by Ani Harutyunyan | Last updated on August 30, 2023
Medically reviewed by Jack Yacoubian Article author photo Jack  Yacoubian
Macaroon

Carbs in Macaroon

Macaroon is a sweet food that contains 61.2g of carbs per 100g. Macaroon covers 20% of the daily carbohydrate requirements.

Macronutrients chart

4% 22% 60% 12% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 6%
3.02 g of 50 g
6%
Fats:
Daily Value: 35%
22.55 g of 65 g
35%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 20%
61.22 g of 300 g
20%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
11.5 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
1.71 g

Carbs per serving size

The serving size for Macaroon is two cookies (36g). Two Macaroons contain 22g of carbohydrates.

Carbohydrate type breakdown

In 100g Macaroon, most carbs are sugars (45.2g). Fiber is present in a small quantity: 5.1g of fibers per 100g.

Soluble or insoluble fiber

The primary ingredient in Macaroons is coconut flour or almond flour. According to a study, coconut flour contains both soluble and insoluble fiber. However, insoluble fiber content is higher (1).

Fiber content ratio for Macaroon

74% 8% 18%
Sugar: 45.16 g
Fiber: 5.1 g
Other: 10.96 g

Macaroon net carbs

Net carbs are the carbohydrates used for energy synthesis. We can determine them by subtracting the fiber from the total amount of carbohydrates.

Macaroon provides 61.2g carbs, 5.1g of which are fibers. Hence, 100g Macaroon has 56.1g net carbs.

Macaroon calories

Calories per 100g

Macaroon is a high-calorie food product with 460 calories per 100g. These calories come from carbohydrates. 100g of Macaroons provides 23% of daily calorie needs in case of 2000 calorie diet.

Calories per serving size

Macaroon is served as two cookies (36g). One serving of Macaroons provides 166 calories.

Comparison

In terms of calories, Macaroon is higher than 90% of foods.

Macaroon is higher in calories than Pilaf, Cloudberry, and Tortilla.

The table below summarizes the calorie content of Macaroons and other foods.

FoodCalories per 100 grams
Chocolate chip cookie488
Macaroon460
Pilaf359
Tortilla237
Blueberry57
Cloudberry57

Burning estimates

The table below indicates how long it takes to burn 166 calories (one serving of Macaroons) and what type of activity is required. The period was calculated using the MET method (Metabolic Equivalent of a Task) (2) (3).

 2 Macaroons - 70kg person2 Macaroons - 100 kg person
Walking41 min29 min
Running21 min15 min
Cycling19 min14 min

REFERENCES

  1. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S1466856406000452
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4428382/
  3. 2011 Compendium of Physical Activities
Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan
Education: General Medicine at YSMU
Last updated: August 30, 2023
Medically reviewed by Jack Yacoubian

Important nutritional characteristics for Macaroon

Macaroon
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
32 (low)
Glycemic load 6 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 460
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 56.12 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 2 cookie 1 serving (36 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. 0.6 (acidic)
TOP 6% Saturated Fat ⓘHigher in Saturated Fat content than 94% of foods
TOP 10% Calories ⓘHigher in Calories content than 90% of foods
TOP 12% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 88% of foods
TOP 16% Net carbs ⓘHigher in Net carbs content than 84% of foods
TOP 16% Carbs ⓘHigher in Carbs content than 84% of foods

Macaroon calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 460
Calories in 2 cookie 1 serving 166 36 g

Macaroon Glycemic index (GI)

32

Macaroon Glycemic load (GL)

6

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 2% 31% 21% 30% 11% 32% 20% 90% 0% 38% 5%
Calcium: 5 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.82 mg of 8 mg 10%
Magnesium: 29 mg of 420 mg 7%
Phosphorus: 68 mg of 700 mg 10%
Potassium: 123 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 241 mg of 2,300 mg 10%
Zinc: 0.73 mg of 11 mg 7%
Copper: 0.269 mg of 1 mg 30%
Manganese: 0 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 6.8 µg of 55 µg 12%
Choline: 9.1 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Copper
0.269 mg
TOP 26%
Magnesium
29 mg
TOP 34%
Sodium
241 mg
TOP 39%
Zinc
0.73 mg
TOP 60%
Selenium
6.8 µg
TOP 65%
Iron
0.82 mg
TOP 66%
Phosphorus
68 mg
TOP 72%
Potassium
123 mg
TOP 77%
Choline
9.1 mg
TOP 86%
Calcium
5 mg
TOP 91%

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 0% 4% 0% 0% 5% 14% 5% 0% 23% 3% 0% 3%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.19 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.02 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.06 mg of 1 mg 5%
Vitamin B3: 0.22 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.096 mg of 1 mg 7%
Folate: 3 µg of 400 µg 1%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 1.1 µg of 120 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B6
0.096 mg
TOP 66%
Vitamin E
0.19 mg
TOP 77%
Vitamin K
1.1 µg
TOP 77%
Vitamin B2
0.06 mg
TOP 78%
Vitamin B3
0.22 mg
TOP 86%
Folate
3 µg
TOP 87%
Vitamin B1
0.02 mg
TOP 88%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

89% 7% 4%
Saturated Fat: 20.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.61 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g

All nutrients for Macaroon per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 460kcal 23% 10% 9.8 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 3.02g 7% 71% 1.1 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 22.55g 35% 12% 1.5 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 56.12g N/A 16% Equal to ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 61.22g 20% 16% 2.2 times more than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 0.82mg 10% 66% 3.2 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 5mg 1% 91% 25 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 123mg 4% 77% 1.2 times less than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 29mg 7% 34% 4.8 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 45.16g N/A 24% 5 times more than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 5.1g 20% 18% 2.1 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.27mg 30% 26% 1.9 times more than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.73mg 7% 60% 8.6 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 68mg 10% 72% 2.7 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 241mg 10% 39% 2 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 0IU 0% 100% N/ACarrot
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 0% 100%
Vitamin E 0.19mg 1% 77% 7.7 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 6.8µg 12% 65%
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 2% 88% 13.3 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 5% 78% 2.2 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 0.22mg 1% 86% 43.5 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 7% 66% 1.2 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 1.1µg 1% 77% 92.4 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 3µg 1% 87% 20.3 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 20.1g 100% 6% 3.4 times more than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61g N/A 57% 6.1 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81g N/A 50% 58.2 times less than WalnutWalnut
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 460
% Daily Value*
35%
Total Fat 23g
91%
Saturated Fat 20g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
10%
Sodium 241mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate 61g
20%
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 5mg 1%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 123mg 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.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
limit break
 ⓘ 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.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
limit break
 ⓘ 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.
Source

Macaroon nutrition infographic

Macaroon 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/171847/nutrients

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