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Kit Kat nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Candies, KIT KAT Wafer Bar
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Kit Kat

Kit Kat
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.
45 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 bar, miniature (.35 oz) (10 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 (acidic )
Calories
518
95% Calories
94% Saturated Fat
91% Fats
86% Carbs
82% Calcium
Explanation: This food contains more Calories than 95% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (5%) which contain more Calories, this food itself is rich in Calories more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Saturated Fat, Fats, Carbs and Calcium

Kit Kat Glycemic index (GI)

45
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 13%
6.51 g of 50 g
13%
Fats:
Daily Value: 40%
25.99 g of 65 g
40%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 22%
64.59 g of 300 g
22%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
1.63 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.28 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 518
% Daily Value*
40%
Total Fat 26g
90%
Saturated Fat 18g
Trans Fat g
4%
Cholesterol 11mg
2%
Sodium 54mg
22%
TotalCarbohydrate 65g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 49g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 125mg 13%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 231mg 7%

*
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
limit break
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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
limit break
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 125 mg of 1,000 mg 13%
Iron: 1 mg of 18 mg 6%
Magnesium: 37 mg of 400 mg 9%
Phosphorus: 135 mg of 1,000 mg 14%
Potassium: 231 mg of 3,500 mg 7%
Sodium: 54 mg of 2,400 mg 2%
Zinc: 0.09 mg of 15 mg 1%
Copper: 0.22 mg of 2 mg 11%
Manganese: 0.1 mg of 2 mg 5%
Selenium: 5 µg of 70 µg 7%
Choline: 31 mg of 550 mg 6%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
125 mg
TOP 18%
Magnesium
37 mg
TOP 27%
Copper
0.22 mg
TOP 29%
Potassium
231 mg
TOP 52%
Phosphorus
135 mg
TOP 56%
Iron
1 mg
TOP 60%
Manganese
0.1 mg
TOP 61%
Selenium
5 mg
TOP 68%
Sodium
54 mg
TOP 69%
Choline
31 mg
TOP 70%
Zinc
0.09 mg
TOP 91%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 81 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : 0.34 mg of 20 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.117 mg of 2 mg 8%
Vitamin B2: 0.21 mg of 2 mg 12%
Vitamin B3: 0.5 mg of 20 mg 3%
Vitamin B5: 0.64 mg of 10 mg 6%
Vitamin B6: 0.02 mg of 2 mg 1%
Folate, total: 14 µg of 400 µg 4%
Vitamin B12: 0.56 µg of 6 µg 9%
Vitamin K: 5.2 µg of 80 µg 7%
Folic acid (B9): 6 µg of 400 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folic acid (B9)
6 µg
TOP 36%
Vitamin B2
0.21 µg
TOP 43%
Vitamin B1
0.117 µg
TOP 44%
Vitamin A
81 µg
TOP 44%
Vitamin B12
0.56 µg
TOP 47%
Vitamin B5
0.64 µg
TOP 50%
Folate, total
14 µg
TOP 54%
Vitamin K
5.2 µg
TOP 56%
Vitamin E
0.34 µg
TOP 64%
Vitamin B3
0.5 µg
TOP 78%
Vitamin B6
0.02 µg
TOP 91%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 90 mg of 280 mg 32%
Threonine: 190 mg of 1,050 mg 18%
Isoleucine: 280 mg of 1,400 mg 20%
Leucine: 520 mg of 2,730 mg 19%
Lysine: 280 mg of 2,100 mg 13%
Methionine: 160 mg of 1,050 mg 15%
Phenylalanine: 270 mg of 1,750 mg 15%
Valine: 360 mg of 1,820 mg 20%
Histidine: 110 mg of 700 mg 16%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 17.953 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.844 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.895 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Kit Kat

Starch: 10.6 g
Sucrose: 40.04 g
Glucose: 0.16 g
Fructose: 0.2 g
Lactose: 8.21 g
Maltose: 0.07 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Kit Kat

Sugars: 48.68 g
Fiber: 1 g

All nutrients for Kit Kat per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 16% 55% 6.51g 2.3 times more than Broccoli
Fats 40% 9% 25.99g 1.3 times less than Cheese
Carbs 22% 14% 64.59g 2.3 times more than Rice
Calories 20% 5% 518kcal 11 times more than Orange
Starch 4% 94% 10.6g 1.4 times less than Potato
Fructose 0% 91% 0.2g 29.5 times less than Apple
Sugars 54% 24% 48.68g 5.4 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 3% 50% 1g 2.4 times less than Orange
Calcium 13% 18% 125mg Equal to Milk
Iron 6% 60% 1mg 2.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 9% 27% 37mg 3.8 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 19% 56% 135mg 1.3 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 5% 52% 231mg 1.6 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 2% 69% 54mg 9.1 times less than White Bread
Zinc 1% 91% 0.09mg 70.1 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 29% 0.22mg 1.5 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 2% 44% 81IU 206.2 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 2% 64% 0.34mg 4.3 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 8% 44% 0.12mg 2.3 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 12% 43% 0.21mg 1.6 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 3% 78% 0.5mg 19.1 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 6% 50% 0.64mg 1.8 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1% 91% 0.02mg 6 times less than Oat
Folate, total 4% 54% 14µg 4.4 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 9% 47% 0.56µg 1.3 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 7% 56% 5.2µg 19.5 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 2% 36% 6µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 80% 0.09mg 3.4 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 84% 0.19mg 3.8 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 81% 0.28mg 3.3 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 81% 0.52mg 4.7 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 82% 0.28mg 1.6 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 78% 0.16mg 1.7 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 83% 0.27mg 2.5 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 81% 0.36mg 5.6 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 85% 0.11mg 6.8 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 4% 47% 11mg 33.9 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 63% 0.1g 150.4 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 90% 6% 17.95g 3 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 27% 5.84g 1.7 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 48% 0.9g 52.7 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/167992/nutrients

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