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Croissant nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Croissants, butter
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Croissant

Croissant
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 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.
4.5 (acidic )
Calories
406
90% Saturated Fat
86% Fats
86% Calories
78% Sodium
78% Vitamin A
Explanation: The given food contains more Saturated Fat than 90% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Saturated Fat than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fats, Calories, Sodium, and Vitamin A.
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Macronutrients chart

9% 21% 46% 24% 2%
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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Amount Per 100g
Calories 406
% Daily Value*
32%
Total Fat 21g
55%
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat g
22%
Cholesterol 67mg
20%
Sodium 467mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate 46g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 37mg 4%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 118mg 3%

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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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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
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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
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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
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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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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 12% 77% 12% 45% 11% 61% 21% 27% 44% 124% 22%
Calcium: 37 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Iron: 2.03 mg of 8 mg 25%
Magnesium: 16 mg of 420 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 105 mg of 700 mg 15%
Potassium: 118 mg of 3,400 mg 3%
Sodium: 467 mg of 2,300 mg 20%
Zinc: 0.75 mg of 11 mg 7%
Copper: 0.08 mg of 1 mg 9%
Manganese: 0.33 mg of 2 mg 14%
Selenium: 22.7 µg of 55 µg 41%
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 µg
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 Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 45% 17% 0% 1% 97% 56% 42% 52% 14% 66% 20% 5%
Vitamin A: 744 IU of 5,000 IU 15%
Vitamin E : 0.84 mg of 15 mg 6%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.2 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.388 mg of 1 mg 32%
Vitamin B2: 0.241 mg of 1 mg 19%
Vitamin B3: 2.188 mg of 16 mg 14%
Vitamin B5: 0.861 mg of 5 mg 17%
Vitamin B6: 0.058 mg of 1 mg 4%
Folate: 88 µg of 400 µg 22%
Vitamin B12: 0.16 µg of 2 µg 7%
Vitamin K: 1.8 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
744 IU
TOP 22%
Vitamin B1
0.388 mg
TOP 22%
Folate
88 µg
TOP 25%
Vitamin B2
0.241 mg
TOP 35%
Vitamin B5
0.861 mg
TOP 39%
Vitamin E
0.84 mg
TOP 49%
Vitamin C
0.2 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B3
2.188 mg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B12
0.16 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin K
1.8 µg
TOP 66%
Vitamin B6
0.058 mg
TOP 76%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 107% 82% 79% 69% 47% 50% 72% 68% 81%
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

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

Fiber content ratio for Croissant

11.26% 2.6% 31.94%
Sugar: 11.26 g
Fiber: 2.6 g
Other: 31.94 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 20% 14% 406kcal 8.6 times more than Orange
Sugar 0% 38% 11.26g 1.3 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 10% 30% 2.6g 1.1 times more than Orange
Calcium 4% 39% 37mg 3.4 times less than Milk
Iron 25% 37% 2.03mg 1.3 times less than Beef
Magnesium 4% 71% 16mg 8.8 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 15% 63% 105mg 1.7 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 79% 118mg 1.2 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 20% 22% 467mg Equal to White Bread
Zinc 7% 60% 0.75mg 8.4 times less than Beef
Copper 9% 63% 0.08mg 1.8 times less than Shiitake
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 32% 22% 0.39mg 1.5 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 19% 35% 0.24mg 1.9 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 14% 57% 2.19mg 4.4 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 17% 39% 0.86mg 1.3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 4% 76% 0.06mg 2.1 times less than Oat
Folate 22% 25% 88µg 1.4 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 7% 60% 0.16µg 4.4 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 2% 66% 1.8µg 56.4 times less than Broccoli
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 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/174987/nutrients

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