Graham cracker nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more
Carbs in Graham cracker
One hundred grams of Grahams contains 78g carbs, which covers 26% of the daily need (in the case of a 2000 calorie diet).
Compared to all foods in our database, Graham crackers are in the top 6% of foods high in carbs and the top 5% of foods high in net carbs.
Carbs per serving size
One Graham cracker (15g) contains 11.7g of carbs, whereas 1 oz of crackers (28.35g) contains 22g.
One cup of crushed Grahams (84g) contains 65.3g of carbs.
Surprisingly, chocolate-coated Grahams are lower in carbs. One hundred grams of chocolate-coated Grahams contains 67g of carbs.
Lowfat Grahams have lower fat and slightly higher water contents, but the carb content remains the same.
Carbohydrate type breakdown
The chart below shows that most carbs in Grahams that break down to simple sugars are starch and sucrose, starch being two times more.
Carbohydrate type breakdown
Graham cracker net carbs
Over 95% of Graham crackers’ carbs are net carbs, equal 77.26g per 100g serving. The remaining 5% is dietary fiber, which equals 3.4g per 100g serving.
Graham cracker calories
Calories per 100g
Graham cracker is a high-calorie food. One hundred grams of Graham crackers provides 430 calories. Most of the calories are provided by the high carb content.
For covering the daily carb need, a person needs to consume 384g of Grahams.
Calories per serving size
One Graham cracker (15g), either plain or honey, provides 64.5 calories, whereas 1 oz of crackers (28.35g) provides 122 calories.
One cup of crushed Grahams weighing 84g provides 361 calories.
Compared to all foods in our database, Graham crackers are in the top 12% of foods high in calories.
Each gram of fats provides over two times more calories than carbs. Plain or honey Grahams have a higher level of carbs, whereas other cookies and crackers (except for saltine crackers) mentioned in the table below have higher levels of fats.
|Food||Calories, 1 oz||Calories, per 100g|
|Chocolate chip cookie||138||488|
|Grahams, plain or honey||122||430|
Summary table & burning estimates
We have calculated the duration and number of calories a person will burn by performing a certain type of activity, measured by a method called Met or Metabolic Equivalent of a Task (1, 2).
The table below shows the time and type of activity a person should perform to burn 64.5 calories provided from 1 Graham cracker.
|60kg person||80kg person||100kg person|
|Walking||19 min||14 min||11.5 min|
|Running||6 min||4.5 min||3.5 min|
|Cycling||9 min||6.5 min||5.5 min|
|Aerobics||9 min||7 min||5.5 min|
Important nutritional characteristics for Graham cracker
Graham cracker Glycemic index (GI)
Graham cracker Glycemic load (GL)
Mineral coverage chart
Mineral chart - relative view
Vitamin coverage chart
Vitamin chart - relative view
Fat type information
Fiber content ratio for Graham cracker
All nutrients for Graham cracker per 100g
|Nutrient||Value||DV%||In TOP % of foods||Comparison|
|Calories||430kcal||22%||12%||9.1 times more than Orange|
|Protein||6.69g||16%||55%||2.4 times more than Broccoli|
|Fats||10.6g||16%||32%||3.1 times less than Cheese|
|Net carbs||74.26g||N/A||5%||1.4 times more than Chocolate|
|Carbs||77.66g||26%||6%||2.8 times more than Rice|
|Iron||3.78mg||47%||15%||1.5 times more than Beef|
|Calcium||77mg||8%||26%||1.6 times less than Milk|
|Potassium||170mg||5%||66%||1.2 times more than Cucumber|
|Magnesium||40mg||10%||26%||3.5 times less than Almond|
|Sugar||24.85g||N/A||31%||2.8 times more than Coca-Cola|
|Fiber||3.4g||14%||24%||1.4 times more than Orange|
|Copper||0.17mg||19%||34%||1.2 times more than Shiitake|
|Zinc||0.96mg||9%||55%||6.6 times less than Beef|
|Starch||46.56g||19%||88%||3 times more than Potato|
|Phosphorus||185mg||26%||43%||Equal to Chicken meat|
|Sodium||459mg||20%||22%||1.1 times less than White Bread|
|Vitamin A||2IU||0%||73%||8353 times less than Carrot|
|Vitamin A RAE||0µg||0%||100%|
|Vitamin E||1.51mg||10%||42%||Equal to Kiwifruit|
|Vitamin B1||0.27mg||22%||29%||Equal to Pea raw|
|Vitamin B2||0.32mg||24%||24%||2.4 times more than Avocado|
|Vitamin B3||4.44mg||28%||37%||2.2 times less than Turkey meat|
|Vitamin B5||0.42mg||8%||64%||2.7 times less than Sunflower seed|
|Vitamin B6||0.16mg||12%||54%||1.3 times more than Oat|
|Vitamin K||14.3µg||12%||48%||7.1 times less than Broccoli|
|Folate||91µg||23%||25%||1.5 times more than Brussels sprout|
|Trans Fat||0.06g||N/A||66%||270.7 times less than Margarine|
|Saturated Fat||1.63g||8%||51%||3.6 times less than Beef|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2.51g||N/A||48%||3.9 times less than Avocado|
|Polyunsaturated fat||5.39g||N/A||17%||8.8 times less than Walnut|
|Fructose||0.99g||1%||86%||6 times less than Apple|
|Omega-3 - EPA||0g||N/A||100%||N/A|
|Omega-3 - DHA||0g||N/A||100%||N/A|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.6g||N/A||79%||15.3 times less than Canola oil|
|Omega-3 - DPA||0g||N/A||100%||N/A|
|Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid||0g||N/A||100%|
|Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid||0.02g||N/A||83%|
|Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid||0g||N/A||100%|
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0g||N/A||83%|
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||4.74g||N/A||82%||2.6 times less than Almond|
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