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Fruitcake nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Cake, fruitcake, commercially prepared
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Fruitcake

Fruitcake
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.
(low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 piece (43 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.
-0.7 (alkaline)
Calories
324
84% Carbs
77% Fiber
77% Polyunsaturated fat
73% Calories
70% Sugars
Explanation: This food contains more Carbs than 84% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (16%) 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 Fiber, Polyunsaturated fat, Calories and Sugars

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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 6%
2.9 g of 50 g
6%
Fats:
Daily Value: 14%
9.1 g of 65 g
14%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 21%
61.6 g of 300 g
21%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
25.3 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
1.1 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 324
% Daily Value*
14%
Total Fat 9g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat g
2%
Cholesterol 5mg
4%
Sodium 101mg
21%
TotalCarbohydrate 62g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 27g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 33mg 3%

Iron 2mg 11%

Potassium 153mg 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: 33 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 2.07 mg of 18 mg 12%
Magnesium: 16 mg of 400 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 52 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Potassium: 153 mg of 3,500 mg 4%
Sodium: 101 mg of 2,400 mg 4%
Zinc: 0.27 mg of 15 mg 2%
Copper: 0.05 mg of 2 mg 3%
Manganese: 0.22 mg of 2 mg 11%
Selenium: 2 µg of 70 µg 3%
Choline: 8.9 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
2.07 mg
TOP 36%
Calcium
33 mg
TOP 42%
Sodium
101 mg
TOP 48%
Manganese
0.22 mg
TOP 50%
Potassium
153 mg
TOP 70%
Magnesium
16 mg
TOP 71%
Phosphorus
52 mg
TOP 76%
Selenium
2 mg
TOP 77%
Copper
0.05 mg
TOP 80%
Zinc
0.27 mg
TOP 81%
Choline
8.9 mg
TOP 87%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 22 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.9 mg of 20 mg 4%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.5 mg of 60 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0.05 mg of 2 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.099 mg of 2 mg 6%
Vitamin B3: 0.791 mg of 20 mg 4%
Vitamin B5: 0.226 mg of 10 mg 2%
Vitamin B6: 0.046 mg of 2 mg 2%
Folate, total: 20 µg of 400 µg 5%
Vitamin B12: 0.01 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 1.5 µg of 80 µg 2%
Folic acid (B9): 17 µg of 400 µg 4%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folic acid (B9)
17 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin C
0.5 µg
TOP 47%
Vitamin E
0.9 µg
TOP 48%
Folate, total
20 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin A
22 µg
TOP 58%
Vitamin B12
0.01 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B2
0.099 µg
TOP 69%
Vitamin B3
0.791 µg
TOP 72%
Vitamin B1
0.05 µg
TOP 72%
Vitamin K
1.5 µg
TOP 73%
Vitamin B5
0.226 µg
TOP 79%
Vitamin B6
0.046 µg
TOP 80%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 42 mg of 280 mg 15%
Threonine: 102 mg of 1,050 mg 10%
Isoleucine: 121 mg of 1,400 mg 9%
Leucine: 206 mg of 2,730 mg 8%
Lysine: 121 mg of 2,100 mg 6%
Methionine: 59 mg of 1,050 mg 6%
Phenylalanine: 140 mg of 1,750 mg 8%
Valine: 144 mg of 1,820 mg 8%
Histidine: 71 mg of 700 mg 10%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 1.048 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.2 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.323 g

Fiber content / ratio for Fruitcake

Sugars: 27.42 g
Fiber: 3.7 g

All nutrients for Fruitcake per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 7% 72% 2.9g Equal to Broccoli
Fats 14% 37% 9.1g 3.7 times less than Cheese
Carbs 21% 16% 61.6g 2.2 times more than Rice
Calories 12% 27% 324kcal 6.9 times more than Orange
Sugars 30% 30% 27.42g 3.1 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 10% 23% 3.7g 1.5 times more than Orange
Calcium 3% 42% 33mg 3.8 times less than Milk
Iron 12% 36% 2.07mg 1.3 times less than Beef
Magnesium 4% 71% 16mg 8.8 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 7% 76% 52mg 3.5 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 70% 153mg Equal to Cucumber
Sodium 4% 48% 101mg 4.9 times less than White Bread
Zinc 2% 81% 0.27mg 23.4 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 80% 0.05mg 2.8 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 58% 22IU 759.4 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 6% 48% 0.9mg 1.6 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 1% 47% 0.5mg 106 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 3% 72% 0.05mg 5.3 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 6% 69% 0.1mg 1.3 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 4% 72% 0.79mg 12.1 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 2% 79% 0.23mg 5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 2% 80% 0.05mg 2.6 times less than Oat
Folate, total 5% 48% 20µg 3.1 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 67% 0.01µg 70 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 2% 73% 1.5µg 67.7 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 4% 34% 17µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 87% 0.04mg 7.3 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 89% 0.1mg 7.1 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 89% 0.12mg 7.6 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 89% 0.21mg 11.8 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 90% 0.12mg 3.7 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 88% 0.06mg 1.6 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 88% 0.14mg 4.8 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 89% 0.14mg 14.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 88% 0.07mg 10.5 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 2% 52% 5mg 74.6 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 5% 60% 1.05g 5.6 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 36% 4.2g 2.3 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 23% 3.32g 14.2 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/174939/nutrients

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