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Croissant nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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

Important nutritional characteristics for Croissant

Croissant
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.
67 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 croissant, medium (57 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.
4.5 (acidic )
Calories
406
90% Saturated Fat
86% Fats
86% Calories
78% Sodium
78% Vitamin A
Explanation: This food contains more Saturated Fat than 90% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (10%) which contain more Saturated Fat, this food itself is rich in Saturated Fat more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Fats, Calories, Sodium and Vitamin A

Croissant Glycemic index (GI)

67
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 16%
8.2 g of 50 g
16%
Fats:
Daily Value: 32%
21 g of 65 g
32%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 15%
45.8 g of 300 g
15%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
23.2 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 406
% Daily Value*
32%
Total Fat 21g
60%
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat g
22%
Cholesterol 67mg
19%
Sodium 467mg
15%
TotalCarbohydrate 46g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars 11g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 37mg 4%

Iron 2mg 11%

Potassium 118mg 3%

*
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: 37 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Iron: 2.03 mg of 18 mg 11%
Magnesium: 16 mg of 400 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 105 mg of 1,000 mg 11%
Potassium: 118 mg of 3,500 mg 3%
Sodium: 467 mg of 2,400 mg 19%
Zinc: 0.75 mg of 15 mg 5%
Copper: 0.08 mg of 2 mg 4%
Manganese: 0.33 mg of 2 mg 17%
Selenium: 22.7 µg of 70 µg 32%
Choline: 38.8 mg of 550 mg 7%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
467 mg
TOP 22%
Iron
2.03 mg
TOP 37%
Calcium
37 mg
TOP 39%
Selenium
22.7 mg
TOP 42%
Manganese
0.33 mg
TOP 43%
Zinc
0.75 mg
TOP 60%
Phosphorus
105 mg
TOP 63%
Copper
0.08 mg
TOP 63%
Choline
38.8 mg
TOP 68%
Magnesium
16 mg
TOP 71%
Potassium
118 mg
TOP 79%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 744 IU of 5,000 IU 15%
Vitamin E : 0.84 mg of 20 mg 4%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.2 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.388 mg of 2 mg 26%
Vitamin B2: 0.241 mg of 2 mg 14%
Vitamin B3: 2.188 mg of 20 mg 11%
Vitamin B5: 0.861 mg of 10 mg 9%
Vitamin B6: 0.058 mg of 2 mg 3%
Folate, total: 88 µg of 400 µg 22%
Vitamin B12: 0.16 µg of 6 µg 3%
Vitamin K: 1.8 µg of 80 µg 2%
Folic acid (B9): 60 µg of 400 µg 15%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
744 µg
TOP 22%
Vitamin B1
0.388 µg
TOP 22%
Folate, total
88 µg
TOP 25%
Folic acid (B9)
60 µg
TOP 28%
Vitamin B2
0.241 µg
TOP 35%
Vitamin B5
0.861 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin E
0.84 µg
TOP 49%
Vitamin C
0.2 µg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B3
2.188 µg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B12
0.16 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin K
1.8 µg
TOP 66%
Vitamin B6
0.058 µg
TOP 76%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 99 mg of 280 mg 35%
Threonine: 284 mg of 1,050 mg 27%
Isoleucine: 365 mg of 1,400 mg 26%
Leucine: 623 mg of 2,730 mg 23%
Lysine: 329 mg of 2,100 mg 16%
Methionine: 175 mg of 1,050 mg 17%
Phenylalanine: 416 mg of 1,750 mg 24%
Valine: 410 mg of 1,820 mg 23%
Histidine: 187 mg of 700 mg 27%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 11.659 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.525 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.094 g

Fiber content / ratio for Croissant

Sugars: 11.26 g
Fiber: 2.6 g

All nutrients for Croissant per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 20% 49% 8.2g 2.9 times more than Broccoli
Fats 32% 14% 21g 1.6 times less than Cheese
Carbs 15% 22% 45.8g 1.6 times more than Rice
Calories 16% 14% 406kcal 8.6 times more than Orange
Sugars 13% 38% 11.26g 1.3 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 7% 30% 2.6g 1.1 times more than Orange
Calcium 4% 39% 37mg 3.4 times less than Milk
Iron 11% 37% 2.03mg 1.3 times less than Beef
Magnesium 4% 71% 16mg 8.8 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 15% 63% 105mg 1.7 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 79% 118mg 1.2 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 19% 22% 467mg Equal to White Bread
Zinc 7% 60% 0.75mg 8.4 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 63% 0.08mg 1.8 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 15% 22% 744IU 22.5 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 6% 49% 0.84mg 1.7 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 52% 0.2mg 265 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 26% 22% 0.39mg 1.5 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 14% 35% 0.24mg 1.9 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 11% 57% 2.19mg 4.4 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 9% 39% 0.86mg 1.3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 3% 76% 0.06mg 2.1 times less than Oat
Folate, total 22% 25% 88µg 1.4 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 3% 60% 0.16µg 4.4 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 2% 66% 1.8µg 56.4 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 15% 28% 60µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 79% 0.1mg 3.1 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 79% 0.28mg 2.5 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 78% 0.37mg 2.5 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 79% 0.62mg 3.9 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 80% 0.33mg 1.4 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 77% 0.18mg 1.8 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 78% 0.42mg 1.6 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 79% 0.41mg 4.9 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 80% 0.19mg 4 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 22% 28% 67mg 5.6 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 58% 10% 11.66g 2 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 29% 5.53g 1.8 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 44% 1.09g 43.1 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/174987/nutrients

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