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Molasses nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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

Important nutritional characteristics for Molasses

Molasses
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.
44 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 serving 1 tbsp (20 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.
-38.6 (alkaline)
Calories
290
94% Potassium
93% Carbs
90% Magnesium
89% Calcium
89% Iron
Explanation: This food contains more Potassium than 94% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (6%) which contain more Potassium, this food itself is rich in Potassium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Carbs, Magnesium, Calcium and Iron

Molasses Glycemic index (GI)

44
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 50 g
0%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.1 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 25%
74.73 g of 300 g
25%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
21.87 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
3.3 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 290
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
2%
Sodium 37mg
25%
TotalCarbohydrate 75g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 75g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 0g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 205mg 21%

Iron 5mg 28%

Potassium 1,464mg 0%

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

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 205 mg of 1,000 mg 21%
Iron: 4.72 mg of 18 mg 26%
Magnesium: 242 mg of 400 mg 61%
Phosphorus: 31 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Potassium: 1464 mg of 3,500 mg 42%
Sodium: 37 mg of 2,400 mg 2%
Zinc: 0.29 mg of 15 mg 2%
Copper: 0.487 mg of 2 mg 24%
Manganese: 1.53 mg of 2 mg 77%
Selenium: 17.8 µg of 70 µg 25%
Choline: 13.3 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
1464 mg
TOP 6%
Magnesium
242 mg
TOP 10%
Calcium
205 mg
TOP 11%
Iron
4.72 mg
TOP 11%
Copper
0.487 mg
TOP 20%
Manganese
1.53 mg
TOP 29%
Selenium
17.8 mg
TOP 49%
Sodium
37 mg
TOP 76%
Zinc
0.29 mg
TOP 80%
Choline
13.3 mg
TOP 82%
Phosphorus
31 mg
TOP 83%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.041 mg of 2 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.002 mg of 2 mg 0%
Vitamin B3: 0.93 mg of 20 mg 5%
Vitamin B5: 0.804 mg of 10 mg 8%
Vitamin B6: 0.67 mg of 2 mg 34%
Folate, total: 0 µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B6
0.67 µg
TOP 17%
Vitamin B5
0.804 µg
TOP 41%
Vitamin B3
0.93 µg
TOP 70%
Vitamin B1
0.041 µg
TOP 76%
Vitamin B2
0.002 µg
TOP 96%
Vitamin E
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin K
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folate, total
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.018 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.032 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Molasses

Starch: g
Sucrose: 29.4 g
Glucose: 11.92 g
Fructose: 12.79 g
Lactose: g
Maltose: g
Galactose: g

Fiber content / ratio for Molasses

Sugars: 74.72 g
Fiber: 0 g

All nutrients for Molasses per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 0% 100% 0g N/A
Fats 0% 93% 0.1g 333.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 25% 7% 74.73g 2.7 times more than Rice
Calories 11% 31% 290kcal 6.2 times more than Orange
Fructose 16% 80% 12.79g 2.2 times more than Apple
Sugars 83% 21% 74.72g 8.3 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 21% 11% 205mg 1.6 times more than Milk
Iron 26% 11% 4.72mg 1.8 times more than Beef
Magnesium 61% 10% 242mg 1.7 times more than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 4% 83% 31mg 5.9 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 31% 6% 1464mg 10 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 2% 76% 37mg 13.2 times less than White Bread
Zinc 3% 80% 0.29mg 21.8 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 20% 0.49mg 3.4 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin E 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 3% 76% 0.04mg 6.5 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 0% 96% 0mg 65 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 5% 70% 0.93mg 10.3 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 8% 41% 0.8mg 1.4 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 34% 17% 0.67mg 5.6 times more than Oat
Folate, total 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 91% 0.02g 327.5 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 87% 0.03g 306.2 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 90% 0.05g 943.5 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/168820/nutrients

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