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McDonald's french fries nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

McDONALD'S, french fries
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for McDonald's french fries

McDonald's french fries
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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70 (medium)
Glycemic load 32 (high)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 323
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 38.68 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 medium serving (117 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. -7.4 (alkaline)
TOP 10% Potassium ⓘHigher in Potassium content than 90% of foods
TOP 18% Polyunsaturated fat ⓘHigher in Polyunsaturated fat content than 82% of foods
TOP 22% Monounsaturated Fat ⓘHigher in Monounsaturated Fat content than 78% of foods
TOP 22% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 78% of foods
TOP 22% Fiber ⓘHigher in Fiber content than 78% of foods

McDonald's french fries calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 323
Calories in 1 small serving 229 71 g
Calories in 1 medium serving 378 117 g
Calories in 1 large serving 497 154 g
Calories in 1 kids serving 100 31 g

McDonald's french fries Glycemic index (GI)

70

McDonald's french fries Glycemic load (GL)

32

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 30% 27% 55% 53% 25% 14% 38% 33% 3%
Calcium: 19 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 0.8 mg of 8 mg 10%
Magnesium: 37 mg of 420 mg 9%
Phosphorus: 127 mg of 700 mg 18%
Potassium: 596 mg of 3,400 mg 18%
Sodium: 189 mg of 2,300 mg 8%
Zinc: 0.51 mg of 11 mg 5%
Copper: 0.114 mg of 1 mg 13%
Manganese: 0.249 mg of 2 mg 11%
Selenium: 0.4 µg of 55 µg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
596 mg
TOP 10%
Magnesium
37 mg
TOP 27%
Sodium
189 mg
TOP 43%
Copper
0.114 mg
TOP 47%
Manganese
0.249 mg
TOP 48%
Calcium
19 mg
TOP 55%
Phosphorus
127 mg
TOP 57%
Iron
0.8 mg
TOP 67%
Zinc
0.51 mg
TOP 68%
Selenium
0.4 µg
TOP 91%

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 0% 28% 0% 19% 45% 9% 61% 36% 88% 0% 0% 22% 40%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 1.38 mg of 15 mg 9%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 5.6 mg of 90 mg 6%
Vitamin B1: 0.18 mg of 1 mg 15%
Vitamin B2: 0.037 mg of 1 mg 3%
Vitamin B3: 3.22 mg of 16 mg 20%
Vitamin B5: 0.59 mg of 5 mg 12%
Vitamin B6: 0.38 mg of 1 mg 29%
Folate: 0 µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Choline: 39.8 mg of 550 mg 7%
Vitamin K: 16 µg of 120 µg 13%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
5.6 mg
TOP 29%
Vitamin B6
0.38 mg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B1
0.18 mg
TOP 36%
Vitamin E
1.38 mg
TOP 43%
Vitamin K
16 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin B3
3.22 mg
TOP 49%
Vitamin B5
0.59 mg
TOP 53%
Choline
39.8 mg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B2
0.037 mg
TOP 85%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

4% 16% 42% 36% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 7%
3.41 g of 50 g
7%
Fats:
Daily Value: 24%
15.47 g of 65 g
24%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 14%
42.58 g of 300 g
14%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
36.63 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
1.91 g

Fat type information

16% 51% 33%
Saturated Fat: 2.271 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 7.379 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.727 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

99%
Starch: 38.23 g
Sucrose: 0.21 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for McDonald's french fries

9% 90%
Sugar: 0.21 g
Fiber: 3.9 g
Other: 38.47 g

All nutrients for McDonald's french fries per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 323kcal 16% 27% 6.9 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 3.41g 8% 68% 1.2 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 15.47g 24% 22% 2.2 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 5.6mg 6% 29% 9.5 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 38.68g N/A 23% 1.4 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 42.58g 14% 23% 1.5 times more than RiceRice
Iron 0.8mg 10% 67% 3.3 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 19mg 2% 55% 6.6 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 596mg 18% 10% 4.1 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 37mg 9% 27% 3.8 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 0.21g N/A 74% 42.7 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 3.9g 16% 22% 1.6 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.11mg 13% 47% 1.2 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.51mg 5% 68% 12.4 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Starch 38.23g 16% 88% 2.5 times more than PotatoPotato
Phosphorus 127mg 18% 57% 1.4 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 189mg 8% 43% 2.6 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 0IU 0% 100% N/ACarrot
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 0% 100%
Vitamin E 1.38mg 9% 43% 1.1 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 0.4µg 1% 91%
Manganese 0.25mg 11% 48%
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 15% 36% 1.5 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.04mg 3% 85% 3.5 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 3.22mg 20% 49% 3 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.59mg 12% 53% 1.9 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.38mg 29% 34% 3.2 times more than OatOat
Vitamin K 16µg 13% 48% 6.4 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Trans Fat 0.06g N/A 65% 232.7 times less than MargarineMargarine
Saturated Fat 2.27g 11% 44% 2.6 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Choline 39.8mg 7% 67%
Monounsaturated Fat 7.38g N/A 22% 1.3 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 4.73g N/A 18% 10 times less than WalnutWalnut
Fructose 0g 0% 100% N/AApple
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.38g N/A 80% 23.9 times less than Canola oilCanola oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0g N/A 100%
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.03g N/A 82%
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0g N/A 100%
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g N/A 79%
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 4.25g N/A 82% 2.9 times less than AlmondAlmond

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 323
% Daily Value*
23%
Total Fat 15g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
8%
Sodium 189mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate 43g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 19mg 2%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 596mg 18%

*
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
ok
 ⓘ 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 french fries 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/170721/nutrients

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