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French fries nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Fast foods, potato, french fried in vegetable oil
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for French fries

French fries
70 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 serving medium (117 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.
-7 (alkaline)
Calories
312
90% Potassium
83% Polyunsaturated fat
78% Fiber
77% Carbs
77% Fats
Explanation: The given food contains more Potassium than 90% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Potassium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Polyunsaturated fat, Fiber, Carbs, and Fats.
70

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Macronutrients chart

4% 15% 42% 39% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 7%
3.43 g of 50 g
7%
Fats:
Daily Value: 23%
14.73 g of 65 g
23%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 14%
41.44 g of 300 g
14%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
38.55 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
1.85 g

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Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 312
% Daily Value*
23%
Total Fat 15g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
9%
Sodium 210mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate 41g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 18mg 2%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 579mg 17%

*
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 6% 31% 25% 54% 52% 28% 14% 42% 33% 5% 21%
Calcium: 18 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 0.81 mg of 8 mg 10%
Magnesium: 35 mg of 420 mg 8%
Phosphorus: 125 mg of 700 mg 18%
Potassium: 579 mg of 3,400 mg 17%
Sodium: 210 mg of 2,300 mg 9%
Zinc: 0.5 mg of 11 mg 5%
Copper: 0.124 mg of 1 mg 14%
Manganese: 0.247 mg of 2 mg 11%
Selenium: 0.9 µg of 55 µg 2%
Choline: 36.8 mg of 550 mg 7%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
579 mg
TOP 10%
Magnesium
35 mg
TOP 28%
Sodium
210 mg
TOP 41%
Copper
0.124 mg
TOP 43%
Manganese
0.247 mg
TOP 48%
Calcium
18 mg
TOP 57%
Phosphorus
125 mg
TOP 58%
Iron
0.81 mg
TOP 66%
Choline
36.8 mg
TOP 68%
Zinc
0.5 mg
TOP 69%
Selenium
0.9 µg
TOP 83%

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 0% 34% 0% 16% 43% 9% 57% 35% 86% 23% 0% 28%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 1.67 mg of 15 mg 11%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 4.7 mg of 90 mg 5%
Vitamin B1: 0.17 mg of 1 mg 14%
Vitamin B2: 0.039 mg of 1 mg 3%
Vitamin B3: 3.004 mg of 16 mg 19%
Vitamin B5: 0.58 mg of 5 mg 12%
Vitamin B6: 0.372 mg of 1 mg 29%
Folate: 30 µg of 400 µg 8%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 11.2 µg of 120 µg 9%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
4.7 mg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B6
0.372 mg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B1
0.17 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin E
1.67 mg
TOP 42%
Folate
30 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin K
11.2 µg
TOP 49%
Vitamin B3
3.004 mg
TOP 51%
Vitamin B5
0.58 mg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B2
0.039 mg
TOP 85%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%

Fat type information

2.336% 5.969% 5.398%
Saturated Fat: 2.336 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.969 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.398 g

Fiber content ratio for French fries

3.8% 37.34%
Sugar: 0.3 g
Fiber: 3.8 g
Other: 37.34 g

All nutrients for French fries per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 8% 68% 3.43g 1.2 times more than Broccoli
Fats 23% 23% 14.73g 2.3 times less than Cheese
Carbs 14% 23% 41.44g 1.5 times more than Rice
Calories 16% 28% 312kcal 6.6 times more than Orange
Sugar 0% 73% 0.3g 29.9 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 15% 22% 3.8g 1.6 times more than Orange
Calcium 2% 57% 18mg 6.9 times less than Milk
Iron 10% 66% 0.81mg 3.2 times less than Beef
Magnesium 8% 28% 35mg 4 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 18% 58% 125mg 1.5 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 17% 10% 579mg 3.9 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 9% 41% 210mg 2.3 times less than White Bread
Zinc 5% 69% 0.5mg 12.6 times less than Beef
Copper 14% 43% 0.12mg 1.1 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 11% 42% 1.67mg 1.1 times more than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 5% 30% 4.7mg 11.3 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 14% 37% 0.17mg 1.6 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 3% 85% 0.04mg 3.3 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 19% 51% 3mg 3.2 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 12% 53% 0.58mg 1.9 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 29% 34% 0.37mg 3.1 times more than Oat
Folate 8% 42% 30µg 2 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 9% 49% 11.2µg 9.1 times less than Broccoli
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 66% 0.06g 248.2 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 12% 44% 2.34g 2.5 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 27% 5.97g 1.6 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 17% 5.4g 8.7 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/170698/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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