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Garlic nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Garlic, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Garlic

Garlic
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.
30 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 tsp (2.8 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.
-2.6 (alkaline)
Calories
149
88% Calcium
87% Vitamin B6
85% Vitamin C
82% Potassium
75% Copper
Explanation: The given food contains more Calcium than 88% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calcium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Potassium, and Copper.

Garlic Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.

30

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Macronutrients chart

7% 34% 59% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 13%
6.36 g of 50 g
13%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.5 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 11%
33.06 g of 300 g
11%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
58.58 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
1.5 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 149
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 17mg
11%
Total Carbohydrate 33g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 181mg 18%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 401mg 12%

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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 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100% 219% 78% 13%
Calcium: 181 mg of 1,000 mg 18%
Iron: 1.7 mg of 8 mg 21%
Magnesium: 25 mg of 420 mg 6%
Phosphorus: 153 mg of 700 mg 22%
Potassium: 401 mg of 3,400 mg 12%
Sodium: 17 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 1.16 mg of 11 mg 11%
Copper: 0.299 mg of 1 mg 33%
Manganese: 1.672 mg of 2 mg 73%
Selenium: 14.2 µg of 55 µg 26%
Choline: 23.2 mg of 550 mg 4%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
181 mg
TOP 12%
Potassium
401 mg
TOP 18%
Copper
0.299 mg
TOP 25%
Manganese
1.672 mg
TOP 29%
Magnesium
25 mg
TOP 43%
Iron
1.7 mg
TOP 44%
Zinc
1.16 mg
TOP 50%
Phosphorus
153 mg
TOP 52%
Selenium
14.2 µg
TOP 55%
Choline
23.2 mg
TOP 74%
Sodium
17 mg
TOP 82%

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 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
Vitamin A: 9 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.08 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 31.2 mg of 90 mg 35%
Vitamin B1: 0.2 mg of 1 mg 17%
Vitamin B2: 0.11 mg of 1 mg 8%
Vitamin B3: 0.7 mg of 16 mg 4%
Vitamin B5: 0.596 mg of 5 mg 12%
Vitamin B6: 1.235 mg of 1 mg 95%
Folate: 3 µg of 400 µg 1%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 1.7 µg of 120 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B6
1.235 mg
TOP 13%
Vitamin C
31.2 mg
TOP 15%
Vitamin B1
0.2 mg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B5
0.596 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin A
9 IU
TOP 65%
Vitamin B2
0.11 mg
TOP 66%
Vitamin K
1.7 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B3
0.7 mg
TOP 74%
Folate
3 µg
TOP 87%
Vitamin E
0.08 mg
TOP 88%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 71% 45% 47% 34% 39% 22% 32% 48% 49%
Tryptophan: 66 mg of 280 mg 24%
Threonine: 157 mg of 1,050 mg 15%
Isoleucine: 217 mg of 1,400 mg 16%
Leucine: 308 mg of 2,730 mg 11%
Lysine: 273 mg of 2,100 mg 13%
Methionine: 76 mg of 1,050 mg 7%
Phenylalanine: 183 mg of 1,750 mg 10%
Valine: 291 mg of 1,820 mg 16%
Histidine: 113 mg of 700 mg 16%

Fat type information

0.089% 0.011% 0.249%
Saturated Fat: 0.089 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.249 g

Fiber content ratio for Garlic

1% 2.1% 29.96%
Sugar: 1 g
Fiber: 2.1 g
Other: 29.96 g

All nutrients for Garlic per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 15% 56% 6.36g 2.3 times more than Broccoli
Fats 1% 80% 0.5g 66.6 times less than Cheese
Carbs 11% 26% 33.06g 1.2 times more than Rice
Calories 7% 60% 149kcal 3.2 times more than Orange
Sugar 0% 66% 1g 9 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 8% 35% 2.1g 1.1 times less than Orange
Calcium 18% 12% 181mg 1.4 times more than Milk
Iron 21% 44% 1.7mg 1.5 times less than Beef
Magnesium 6% 43% 25mg 5.6 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 22% 52% 153mg 1.2 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 12% 18% 401mg 2.7 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 1% 82% 17mg 28.8 times less than White Bread
Zinc 11% 50% 1.16mg 5.4 times less than Beef
Copper 33% 25% 0.3mg 2.1 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 88% 0.08mg 18.3 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 35% 15% 31.2mg 1.7 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 17% 34% 0.2mg 1.3 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 8% 66% 0.11mg 1.2 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 4% 74% 0.7mg 13.7 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 12% 52% 0.6mg 1.9 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 95% 13% 1.24mg 10.4 times more than Oat
Folate 1% 87% 3µg 20.3 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 1% 67% 1.7µg 59.8 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 83% 0.07mg 4.6 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 86% 0.16mg 4.6 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 84% 0.22mg 4.2 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 86% 0.31mg 7.9 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 82% 0.27mg 1.7 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 86% 0.08mg 1.3 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 86% 0.18mg 3.7 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 83% 0.29mg 7 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 85% 0.11mg 6.6 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 82% 0.09g 66.2 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 92% 0.01g 890.8 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 75% 0.25g 189.5 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/169230/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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