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McDonald's Big Mac nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

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*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for McDonald's Big Mac

McDonald's Big Mac
66 (medium)
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 )
Calories
257
80% Calcium
78% Sodium
77% Fats
69% Saturated Fat
65% Vitamin A
Explanation: The given food contains more Calcium than 80% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calcium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Sodium, Fats, Saturated Fat, and Vitamin A.

McDonald's Big Mac Glycemic index (GI)

Source:

http://www.glycemicindex.com/blog/2010/sep2010/sep2010.pdf

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Macronutrients chart

12% 15% 21% 52% 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

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Nutrition Facts
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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
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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 35% 75% 15% 53% 16% 60% 53% 33% 27% 0% 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: µg of 55 µg 0%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 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 Vitamin K 12% 0% 0% 2% 44% 49% 64% 0% 0% 35% 111% 0%
Vitamin A: 188 IU of 5,000 IU 4%
Vitamin E : mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 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: mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: mg of 1 mg 0%
Folate: 46 µg of 400 µg 12%
Vitamin B12: 0.88 µg of 2 µg 37%
Vitamin K: 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%

Fat type information

3.803% 3.474% 0.306%
Saturated Fat: 3.803 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.474 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.306 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

0.46% 1.04% 1.69% 0.32% 0.49%
Starch: 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

3.97% 1.6% 14.51%
Sugar: 3.97 g
Fiber: 1.6 g
Other: 14.51 g

All nutrients for McDonald's Big Mac per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 28% 40% 11.82g 4.2 times more than Broccoli
Fats 23% 23% 14.96g 2.2 times less than Cheese
Carbs 7% 35% 20.08g 1.4 times less than Rice
Calories 13% 37% 257kcal 5.5 times more than Orange
Fructose 2% 84% 1.69g 3.5 times less than Apple
Sugar 0% 51% 3.97g 2.3 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 6% 42% 1.6g 1.5 times less than Orange
Calcium 12% 20% 116mg 1.1 times less than Milk
Iron 25% 37% 2mg 1.3 times less than Beef
Magnesium 5% 61% 20mg 7 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 17% 58% 122mg 1.5 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 5% 64% 181mg 1.2 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 20% 22% 460mg 1.1 times less than White Bread
Zinc 17% 41% 1.91mg 3.3 times less than Beef
Copper 11% 54% 0.1mg 1.4 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 4% 35% 188IU 88.9 times less than Carrot
Vitamin C 0% 48% 0.4mg 132.5 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 15% 36% 0.18mg 1.5 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 16% 43% 0.21mg 1.6 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 21% 48% 3.38mg 2.8 times less than Turkey meat
Folate 12% 36% 46µg 1.3 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 37% 42% 0.88µg 1.3 times more than Pork
Cholesterol 12% 40% 36mg 10.4 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 48% 0.59g 25.3 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 19% 31% 3.8g 1.6 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 40% 3.47g 2.8 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 72% 0.31g 154.2 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 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/170720/nutrients

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