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Gingerbread nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Cake, gingerbread, prepared from recipe
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Gingerbread

Gingerbread
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.
57 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 piece (1/9 of 8" square) (74 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.
-8.1 (alkaline)
Calories
356
85% Potassium
82% Magnesium
81% Polyunsaturated fat
80% Fats
79% Carbs
Explanation: This food contains more Potassium than 85% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (15%) 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 Magnesium, Polyunsaturated fat, Fats and Carbs

Gingerbread Glycemic index (GI)

57
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 8%
3.9 g of 50 g
8%
Fats:
Daily Value: 25%
16.4 g of 65 g
25%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 16%
49.2 g of 300 g
16%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
28 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
2.5 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 356
% Daily Value*
25%
Total Fat 16g
20%
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat g
11%
Cholesterol 32mg
14%
Sodium 327mg
16%
TotalCarbohydrate 49g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 71mg 7%

Iron 3mg 17%

Potassium 439mg 13%

*
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: 71 mg of 1,000 mg 7%
Iron: 2.88 mg of 18 mg 16%
Magnesium: 70 mg of 400 mg 18%
Phosphorus: 54 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Potassium: 439 mg of 3,500 mg 13%
Sodium: 327 mg of 2,400 mg 14%
Zinc: 0.39 mg of 15 mg 3%
Copper: 0.195 mg of 2 mg 10%
Manganese: 0.683 mg of 2 mg 34%
Selenium: 16.3 µg of 70 µg 23%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
439 mg
TOP 15%
Magnesium
70 mg
TOP 18%
Iron
2.88 mg
TOP 22%
Calcium
71 mg
TOP 27%
Copper
0.195 mg
TOP 32%
Sodium
327 mg
TOP 32%
Manganese
0.683 mg
TOP 35%
Selenium
16.3 mg
TOP 51%
Zinc
0.39 mg
TOP 75%
Phosphorus
54 mg
TOP 76%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 48 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
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: 0.19 mg of 2 mg 13%
Vitamin B2: 0.162 mg of 2 mg 10%
Vitamin B3: 1.738 mg of 20 mg 9%
Vitamin B5: 0.375 mg of 10 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.19 mg of 2 mg 10%
Folate, total: 33 µg of 400 µg 8%
Vitamin B12: 0.06 µg of 6 µg 1%
Vitamin K: µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 25 µg of 400 µg 6%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folic acid (B9)
25 µg
TOP 32%
Vitamin B1
0.19 µg
TOP 35%
Folate, total
33 µg
TOP 40%
Vitamin A
48 µg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B6
0.19 µg
TOP 50%
Vitamin C
0.1 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B2
0.162 µg
TOP 55%
Vitamin B3
1.738 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin B12
0.06 µg
TOP 64%
Vitamin B5
0.375 µg
TOP 67%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 47 mg of 280 mg 17%
Threonine: 124 mg of 1,050 mg 12%
Isoleucine: 151 mg of 1,400 mg 11%
Leucine: 279 mg of 2,730 mg 10%
Lysine: 131 mg of 2,100 mg 6%
Methionine: 80 mg of 1,050 mg 8%
Phenylalanine: 195 mg of 1,750 mg 11%
Valine: 173 mg of 1,820 mg 10%
Histidine: 87 mg of 700 mg 12%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 4.122 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.124 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.216 g

All nutrients for Gingerbread per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 9% 66% 3.9g 1.4 times more than Broccoli
Fats 25% 20% 16.4g 2 times less than Cheese
Carbs 16% 21% 49.2g 1.7 times more than Rice
Calories 14% 22% 356kcal 7.6 times more than Orange
Calcium 7% 27% 71mg 1.8 times less than Milk
Iron 16% 22% 2.88mg 1.1 times more than Beef
Magnesium 18% 18% 70mg 2 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 8% 76% 54mg 3.4 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 9% 15% 439mg 3 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 14% 32% 327mg 1.5 times less than White Bread
Zinc 4% 75% 0.39mg 16.2 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 32% 0.2mg 1.4 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 1% 50% 48IU 348 times less than Carrot
Vitamin C 0% 53% 0.1mg 530 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 13% 35% 0.19mg 1.4 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 10% 55% 0.16mg 1.2 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 9% 60% 1.74mg 5.5 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 67% 0.38mg 3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 10% 50% 0.19mg 1.6 times more than Oat
Folate, total 8% 40% 33µg 1.8 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 1% 64% 0.06µg 11.7 times less than Pork
Folic acid (B9) 6% 32% 25µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 86% 0.05mg 6.5 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 88% 0.12mg 5.8 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 88% 0.15mg 6.1 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 87% 0.28mg 8.7 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 89% 0.13mg 3.5 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 85% 0.08mg 1.2 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 86% 0.2mg 3.4 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 88% 0.17mg 11.7 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 87% 0.09mg 8.6 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 11% 40% 32mg 11.7 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 21% 29% 4.12g 1.4 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 23% 7.12g 1.4 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 19% 4.22g 11.2 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/172702/nutrients

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