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McDonald's Big Mac nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

McDONALD'S, BIG MAC
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for McDonald's Big Mac

McDonald's Big Mac
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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66 (medium)
Glycemic load 27 (high)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 257
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 18.48 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 item 7.6 oz (219 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. 4.5 (acidic)
TOP 20% Calcium ⓘHigher in Calcium content than 80% of foods
TOP 22% Sodium ⓘHigher in Sodium content than 78% of foods
TOP 23% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 77% of foods
TOP 31% Saturated Fat ⓘHigher in Saturated Fat content than 69% of foods
TOP 33% Net carbs ⓘHigher in Net carbs content than 67% of foods

McDonald's Big Mac calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 257
Calories in 1 item 7.6 oz 563 219 g

McDonald's Big Mac Glycemic index (GI)

66

McDonald's Big Mac Glycemic load (GL)

27

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 35% 75% 15% 53% 16% 60% 53% 33% 27% 0%
Calcium: 116 mg of 1,000 mg 12%
Iron: 2 mg of 8 mg 25%
Magnesium: 20 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 122 mg of 700 mg 17%
Potassium: 181 mg of 3,400 mg 5%
Sodium: 460 mg of 2,300 mg 20%
Zinc: 1.91 mg of 11 mg 17%
Copper: 0.098 mg of 1 mg 11%
Manganese: 0.206 mg of 2 mg 9%
Selenium: 0 µg of 55 µg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
116 mg
TOP 20%
Sodium
460 mg
TOP 22%
Iron
2 mg
TOP 37%
Zinc
1.91 mg
TOP 41%
Manganese
0.206 mg
TOP 51%
Copper
0.098 mg
TOP 54%
Phosphorus
122 mg
TOP 58%
Magnesium
20 mg
TOP 61%
Potassium
181 mg
TOP 64%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 12% 0% 0% 2% 44% 49% 64% 0% 0% 35% 111% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 188 IU of 5,000 IU 4%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.4 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.176 mg of 1 mg 15%
Vitamin B2: 0.209 mg of 1 mg 16%
Vitamin B3: 3.384 mg of 16 mg 21%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0 mg of 1 mg 0%
Folate: 46 µg of 400 µg 12%
Vitamin B12: 0.88 µg of 2 µg 37%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
188 IU
TOP 35%
Folate
46 µg
TOP 36%
Vitamin B1
0.176 mg
TOP 36%
Vitamin B12
0.88 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin B2
0.209 mg
TOP 43%
Vitamin B3
3.384 mg
TOP 48%
Vitamin C
0.4 mg
TOP 48%

Macronutrients chart

12% 15% 21% 51% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 24%
11.82 g of 50 g
24%
Fats:
Daily Value: 23%
14.96 g of 65 g
23%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 7%
20.08 g of 300 g
7%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
51.3 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
1.84 g

Fat type information

50% 46% 4%
Saturated Fat: 3.803 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.474 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.306 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

12% 26% 42% 8% 12%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.46 g
Glucose: 1.04 g
Fructose: 1.69 g
Lactose: 0.32 g
Maltose: 0.49 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for McDonald's Big Mac

20% 8% 72%
Sugar: 3.97 g
Fiber: 1.6 g
Other: 14.51 g

All nutrients for McDonald's Big Mac per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 257kcal 13% 37% 5.5 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 11.82g 28% 40% 4.2 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 14.96g 23% 23% 2.2 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0.4mg 0% 48% 132.5 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 18.48g N/A 33% 2.9 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 20.08g 7% 35% 1.4 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 36mg 12% 40% 10.4 times less than EggEgg
Iron 2mg 25% 37% 1.3 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 116mg 12% 20% 1.1 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 181mg 5% 64% 1.2 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 20mg 5% 61% 7 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 3.97g N/A 51% 2.3 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 1.6g 6% 42% 1.5 times less than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.1mg 11% 54% 1.4 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 1.91mg 17% 41% 3.3 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Phosphorus 122mg 17% 58% 1.5 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 460mg 20% 22% 1.1 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 188IU 4% 35% 88.9 times less than CarrotCarrot
Manganese 0.21mg 9% 51%
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 15% 36% 1.5 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.21mg 16% 43% 1.6 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 3.38mg 21% 48% 2.8 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B12 0.88µg 37% 42% 1.3 times more than PorkPork
Trans Fat 0.59g N/A 48% 25.3 times less than MargarineMargarine
Folate 46µg 12% 36% 1.3 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 3.8g 19% 31% 1.6 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Monounsaturated Fat 3.47g N/A 40% 2.8 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.31g N/A 72% 154.2 times less than WalnutWalnut
Fructose 1.69g 2% 84% 3.5 times less than AppleApple

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 257
% Daily Value*
23%
Total Fat 15g
18%
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat g
12%
Cholesterol 36mg
20%
Sodium 460mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate 20g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 12g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 116mg 12%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 181mg 5%

*
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
ok
 ⓘ 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
limit break
 ⓘ 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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McDonald's Big Mac nutrition infographic

McDonald's Big Mac nutrition infographic
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. 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/170720/nutrients

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