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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
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 serving medium (117 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.
-7 (alkaline)
Calories
312
90% Potassium
83% Polyunsaturated fat
78% Fiber
77% Carbs
77% Fats
Explanation: This food contains more Potassium than 90% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (10%) which contain more Potassium, this food itself is rich in Potassium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Polyunsaturated fat, Fiber, Carbs and Fats

French fries Glycemic index (GI)

75
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Macronutrients chart

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
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 312
% Daily Value*
23%
Total Fat 15g
10%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
9%
Sodium 210mg
14%
TotalCarbohydrate 41g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 18mg 2%

Iron 1mg 6%

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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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: 18 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 0.81 mg of 18 mg 5%
Magnesium: 35 mg of 400 mg 9%
Phosphorus: 125 mg of 1,000 mg 13%
Potassium: 579 mg of 3,500 mg 17%
Sodium: 210 mg of 2,400 mg 9%
Zinc: 0.5 mg of 15 mg 3%
Copper: 0.124 mg of 2 mg 6%
Manganese: 0.247 mg of 2 mg 12%
Selenium: 0.9 µg of 70 µg 1%
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 mg
TOP 83%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 1.67 mg of 20 mg 8%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 4.7 mg of 60 mg 8%
Vitamin B1: 0.17 mg of 2 mg 11%
Vitamin B2: 0.039 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 3.004 mg of 20 mg 15%
Vitamin B5: 0.58 mg of 10 mg 6%
Vitamin B6: 0.372 mg of 2 mg 19%
Folate, total: 30 µg of 400 µg 8%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 11.2 µg of 80 µg 14%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
4.7 µg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B6
0.372 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B1
0.17 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin E
1.67 µg
TOP 42%
Folate, total
30 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin K
11.2 µg
TOP 49%
Vitamin B3
3.004 µg
TOP 51%
Vitamin B5
0.58 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B2
0.039 µg
TOP 85%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

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

Fiber content / ratio for French fries

Sugars: 0.3 g
Fiber: 3.8 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 12% 28% 312kcal 6.6 times more than Orange
Sugars 0% 73% 0.3g 29.9 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 10% 22% 3.8g 1.6 times more than Orange
Calcium 2% 57% 18mg 6.9 times less than Milk
Iron 5% 66% 0.81mg 3.2 times less than Beef
Magnesium 9% 28% 35mg 4 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 18% 58% 125mg 1.5 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 12% 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 0% 43% 0.12mg 1.1 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
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 11% 37% 0.17mg 1.6 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 2% 85% 0.04mg 3.3 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 15% 51% 3mg 3.2 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 6% 53% 0.58mg 1.9 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 19% 34% 0.37mg 3.1 times more than Oat
Folate, total 8% 42% 30µg 2 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 14% 49% 11.2µg 9.1 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
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 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/170698/nutrients

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