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English muffin nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

English muffins, plain, unenriched, without calcium propionate (includes sourdough)
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for English muffin

English muffin
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.
75 (high)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 muffin (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.
4.7 (acidic )
Calories
235
78% Sodium
78% Carbs
71% Fiber
69% Folate, food
67% Calcium
Explanation: This food contains more Sodium than 78% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (22%) which contain more Sodium, this food itself is rich in Sodium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Carbs, Fiber, Folate, food and Calcium

English muffin Glycemic index (GI)

75
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 15%
7.7 g of 50 g
15%
Fats:
Daily Value: 3%
1.8 g of 65 g
3%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 15%
46 g of 300 g
15%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
42.1 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
2.4 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 235
% Daily Value*
3%
Total Fat 2g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
19%
Sodium 464mg
15%
TotalCarbohydrate 46g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 52mg 5%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 131mg 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: 52 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Iron: 0.89 mg of 18 mg 5%
Magnesium: 21 mg of 400 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 133 mg of 1,000 mg 13%
Potassium: 131 mg of 3,500 mg 4%
Sodium: 464 mg of 2,400 mg 19%
Zinc: 0.7 mg of 15 mg 5%
Copper: 0.129 mg of 2 mg 6%
Manganese: 0.357 mg of 2 mg 18%
Selenium: µg of 70 µg 0%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
464 mg
TOP 22%
Calcium
52 mg
TOP 33%
Copper
0.129 mg
TOP 42%
Manganese
0.357 mg
TOP 42%
Phosphorus
133 mg
TOP 56%
Magnesium
21 mg
TOP 57%
Zinc
0.7 mg
TOP 61%
Iron
0.89 mg
TOP 64%
Potassium
131 mg
TOP 75%

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: 0.1 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.181 mg of 2 mg 12%
Vitamin B2: 0.154 mg of 2 mg 9%
Vitamin B3: 1.566 mg of 20 mg 8%
Vitamin B5: 0.446 mg of 10 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.043 mg of 2 mg 2%
Folate, total: 37 µg of 400 µg 9%
Vitamin B12: 0.04 µg of 6 µg 1%
Vitamin K: µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.181 µg
TOP 36%
Folate, total
37 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin C
0.1 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B2
0.154 µg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B3
1.566 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B5
0.446 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B12
0.04 µg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B6
0.043 µg
TOP 81%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 92 mg of 280 mg 33%
Threonine: 242 mg of 1,050 mg 23%
Isoleucine: 315 mg of 1,400 mg 23%
Leucine: 553 mg of 2,730 mg 20%
Lysine: 241 mg of 2,100 mg 11%
Methionine: 139 mg of 1,050 mg 13%
Phenylalanine: 379 mg of 1,750 mg 22%
Valine: 353 mg of 1,820 mg 19%
Histidine: 170 mg of 700 mg 24%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.259 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.302 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.888 g

Fiber content / ratio for English muffin

Sugars: g
Fiber: 2.7 g

All nutrients for English muffin per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 18% 51% 7.7g 2.7 times more than Broccoli
Fats 3% 68% 1.8g 18.5 times less than Cheese
Carbs 15% 22% 46g 1.6 times more than Rice
Calories 9% 41% 235kcal 5 times more than Orange
Fiber 7% 29% 2.7g 1.1 times more than Orange
Calcium 5% 33% 52mg 2.4 times less than Milk
Iron 5% 64% 0.89mg 2.9 times less than Beef
Magnesium 5% 57% 21mg 6.7 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 19% 56% 133mg 1.4 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 75% 131mg 1.1 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 19% 22% 464mg 1.1 times less than White Bread
Zinc 6% 61% 0.7mg 9 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 42% 0.13mg 1.1 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin C 0% 53% 0.1mg 530 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 12% 36% 0.18mg 1.5 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 9% 57% 0.15mg 1.2 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 8% 62% 1.57mg 6.1 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 62% 0.45mg 2.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 2% 81% 0.04mg 2.8 times less than Oat
Folate, total 9% 39% 37µg 1.6 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 1% 65% 0.04µg 17.5 times less than Pork
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 80% 0.09mg 3.3 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 81% 0.24mg 3 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 80% 0.32mg 2.9 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 81% 0.55mg 4.4 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 84% 0.24mg 1.9 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 80% 0.14mg 1.4 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 80% 0.38mg 1.8 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 81% 0.35mg 5.7 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 81% 0.17mg 4.4 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 1% 75% 0.26g 22.8 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 75% 0.3g 32.4 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 48% 0.89g 53.1 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/173238/nutrients

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