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Crouton nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Croutons, plain
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Crouton

Crouton
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.
72 (high)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (30 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.
5.7 (acidic )
Calories
407
92% Carbs
88% Sodium
87% Iron
86% Vitamin B1
86% Calories
Explanation: This food contains more Carbs than 92% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (8%) 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 Sodium, Iron, Vitamin B1 and Calories

Crouton Glycemic index (GI)

72
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 24%
11.9 g of 50 g
24%
Fats:
Daily Value: 10%
6.6 g of 65 g
10%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 25%
73.5 g of 300 g
25%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
5.5 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
2.5 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 407
% Daily Value*
11%
Total Fat 7g
10%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
29%
Sodium 698mg
25%
TotalCarbohydrate 74g
20%
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 76mg 8%

Iron 4mg 22%

Potassium 124mg 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: 76 mg of 1,000 mg 8%
Iron: 4.08 mg of 18 mg 23%
Magnesium: 31 mg of 400 mg 8%
Phosphorus: 115 mg of 1,000 mg 12%
Potassium: 124 mg of 3,500 mg 4%
Sodium: 698 mg of 2,400 mg 29%
Zinc: 0.89 mg of 15 mg 6%
Copper: 0.163 mg of 2 mg 8%
Manganese: 0.5 mg of 2 mg 25%
Selenium: 37.5 µg of 70 µg 54%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
698 mg
TOP 12%
Iron
4.08 mg
TOP 13%
Selenium
37.5 mg
TOP 26%
Calcium
76 mg
TOP 26%
Magnesium
31 mg
TOP 31%
Copper
0.163 mg
TOP 35%
Manganese
0.5 mg
TOP 38%
Zinc
0.89 mg
TOP 56%
Phosphorus
115 mg
TOP 60%
Potassium
124 mg
TOP 77%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.623 mg of 2 mg 42%
Vitamin B2: 0.272 mg of 2 mg 16%
Vitamin B3: 5.439 mg of 20 mg 27%
Vitamin B5: 0.429 mg of 10 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.026 mg of 2 mg 1%
Folate, total: 132 µg of 400 µg 33%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 110 µg of 400 µg 28%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.623 µg
TOP 14%
Folate, total
132 µg
TOP 21%
Folic acid (B9)
110 µg
TOP 26%
Vitamin B3
5.439 µg
TOP 29%
Vitamin B2
0.272 µg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B5
0.429 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B6
0.026 µg
TOP 89%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 140 mg of 280 mg 50%
Threonine: 337 mg of 1,050 mg 32%
Isoleucine: 456 mg of 1,400 mg 33%
Leucine: 832 mg of 2,730 mg 30%
Lysine: 278 mg of 2,100 mg 13%
Methionine: 211 mg of 1,050 mg 20%
Phenylalanine: 586 mg of 1,750 mg 33%
Valine: 514 mg of 1,820 mg 28%
Histidine: 255 mg of 700 mg 36%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 1.51 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.059 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.273 g

Fiber content / ratio for Crouton

Sugars: g
Fiber: 5.1 g

All nutrients for Crouton per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 28% 40% 11.9g 4.2 times more than Broccoli
Fats 10% 44% 6.6g 5 times less than Cheese
Carbs 25% 8% 73.5g 2.6 times more than Rice
Calories 16% 14% 407kcal 8.7 times more than Orange
Fiber 13% 18% 5.1g 2.1 times more than Orange
Calcium 8% 26% 76mg 1.6 times less than Milk
Iron 23% 13% 4.08mg 1.6 times more than Beef
Magnesium 8% 31% 31mg 4.5 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 16% 60% 115mg 1.6 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 77% 124mg 1.2 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 29% 12% 698mg 1.4 times more than White Bread
Zinc 8% 56% 0.89mg 7.1 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 35% 0.16mg 1.1 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 42% 14% 0.62mg 2.3 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 16% 30% 0.27mg 2.1 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 27% 29% 5.44mg 1.8 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 63% 0.43mg 2.6 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1% 89% 0.03mg 4.6 times less than Oat
Folate, total 33% 21% 132µg 2.2 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Folic acid (B9) 28% 26% 110µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 73% 0.14mg 2.2 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 77% 0.34mg 2.1 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 75% 0.46mg 2 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 76% 0.83mg 2.9 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 82% 0.28mg 1.6 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 75% 0.21mg 2.2 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 73% 0.59mg 1.1 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 75% 0.51mg 3.9 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 76% 0.26mg 2.9 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 8% 53% 1.51g 3.9 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 43% 3.06g 3.2 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 40% 1.27g 37.1 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/172751/nutrients

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