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Fortune cookie nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

One sentence summary of the food

A sweet made with flour and vanilla which is very high in sugars, carbohydrates and calories, contains a surprise message inside and is usually served in US chinese restaurants as a dessert, but chinese origin of which is believed to be a myth.

Important nutritional characteristics for Fortune cookie

Fortune cookie
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.
77 (high)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cookie (8 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.
2.2 (acidic )
Calories
378
98% Carbs
82% Calories
76% Sugars
71% Folic acid (B9)
70% Folate, total
Explanation: This food contains more Carbs than 98% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (2%) 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, Sugars, Folic acid (B9) and Folate, total

Fortune cookie Glycemic index (GI)

77
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 8%
4.2 g of 50 g
8%
Fats:
Daily Value: 4%
2.7 g of 65 g
4%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 28%
84 g of 300 g
28%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
8 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.1 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 378
% Daily Value*
5%
Total Fat 3g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat g
1%
Cholesterol 2mg
1%
Sodium 31mg
28%
TotalCarbohydrate 84g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 45g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 12mg 1%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 41mg 1%

*
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: 12 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 1.44 mg of 18 mg 8%
Magnesium: 7 mg of 400 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 35 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Potassium: 41 mg of 3,500 mg 1%
Sodium: 31 mg of 2,400 mg 1%
Zinc: 0.17 mg of 15 mg 1%
Copper: 0.06 mg of 2 mg 3%
Manganese: 0.19 mg of 2 mg 10%
Selenium: 2.9 µg of 70 µg 4%
Choline: 6 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
1.44 mg
TOP 49%
Manganese
0.19 mg
TOP 52%
Calcium
12 mg
TOP 71%
Selenium
2.9 mg
TOP 73%
Copper
0.06 mg
TOP 75%
Sodium
31 mg
TOP 78%
Phosphorus
35 mg
TOP 82%
Zinc
0.17 mg
TOP 87%
Magnesium
7 mg
TOP 89%
Choline
6 mg
TOP 91%
Potassium
41 mg
TOP 93%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 3 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.03 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.182 mg of 2 mg 12%
Vitamin B2: 0.13 mg of 2 mg 8%
Vitamin B3: 1.84 mg of 20 mg 9%
Vitamin B5: 0.297 mg of 10 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.013 mg of 2 mg 1%
Folate, total: 66 µg of 400 µg 17%
Vitamin B12: 0.01 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 1.1 µg of 80 µg 1%
Folic acid (B9): 56 µg of 400 µg 14%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folic acid (B9)
56 µg
TOP 29%
Folate, total
66 µg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B1
0.182 µg
TOP 36%
Vitamin B3
1.84 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin B2
0.13 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B12
0.01 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin A
3 µg
TOP 72%
Vitamin B5
0.297 µg
TOP 74%
Vitamin K
1.1 µg
TOP 77%
Vitamin E
0.03 µg
TOP 92%
Vitamin B6
0.013 µg
TOP 93%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 61 mg of 280 mg 22%
Threonine: 123 mg of 1,050 mg 12%
Isoleucine: 165 mg of 1,400 mg 12%
Leucine: 295 mg of 2,730 mg 11%
Lysine: 157 mg of 2,100 mg 7%
Methionine: 76 mg of 1,050 mg 7%
Phenylalanine: 203 mg of 1,750 mg 12%
Valine: 192 mg of 1,820 mg 11%
Histidine: 88 mg of 700 mg 13%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.669 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.345 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.466 g

Fiber content / ratio for Fortune cookie

Sugars: 45.42 g
Fiber: 1.6 g

All nutrients for Fortune cookie per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 10% 65% 4.2g 1.5 times more than Broccoli
Fats 4% 63% 2.7g 12.3 times less than Cheese
Carbs 28% 2% 84g 3 times more than Rice
Calories 15% 18% 378kcal 8 times more than Orange
Sugars 50% 24% 45.42g 5.1 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 4% 42% 1.6g 1.5 times less than Orange
Calcium 1% 71% 12mg 10.4 times less than Milk
Iron 8% 49% 1.44mg 1.8 times less than Beef
Magnesium 2% 89% 7mg 20 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 5% 82% 35mg 5.2 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 1% 93% 41mg 3.6 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 1% 78% 31mg 15.8 times less than White Bread
Zinc 2% 87% 0.17mg 37.1 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 75% 0.06mg 2.4 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 72% 3IU 5568.7 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 0% 92% 0.03mg 48.7 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 12% 36% 0.18mg 1.5 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 8% 62% 0.13mg Equal to Avocado
Vitamin B3 9% 60% 1.84mg 5.2 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 74% 0.3mg 3.8 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1% 93% 0.01mg 9.2 times less than Oat
Folate, total 17% 30% 66µg 1.1 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 67% 0.01µg 70 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 1% 77% 1.1µg 92.4 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 14% 29% 56µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 84% 0.06mg 5 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 88% 0.12mg 5.9 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 87% 0.17mg 5.5 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 87% 0.3mg 8.2 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 88% 0.16mg 2.9 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 86% 0.08mg 1.3 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 86% 0.2mg 3.3 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 87% 0.19mg 10.6 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 87% 0.09mg 8.5 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 1% 56% 2mg 186.5 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 3% 66% 0.67g 8.8 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 60% 1.35g 7.3 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 63% 0.47g 101.2 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/172722/nutrients

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