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Nachos nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Fast foods, nachos, with cheese
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Nachos

Nachos
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
74 (high)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 serving (80 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.
-0.1 (neutral)
Calories
343
88% Monounsaturated Fat
86% Fats
82% Polyunsaturated fat
77% Potassium
76% Calories
Explanation: The given food contains more Monounsaturated Fat than 88% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Monounsaturated Fat than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fats, Polyunsaturated fat, Potassium, and Calories.

Nachos Glycemic index (GI)

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The GI for corn chips, Nachips http://www.glycemicindex.com/foodSearch.php?num=2644&ak=detail

74

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Macronutrients chart

5% 22% 35% 38% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 9%
4.32 g of 50 g
9%
Fats:
Daily Value: 33%
21.5 g of 65 g
33%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 12%
34.91 g of 300 g
12%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
37.4 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
1.87 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 343
% Daily Value*
34%
Total Fat 22g
9%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
1%
Cholesterol 3mg
14%
Sodium 313mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate 35g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 63mg 6%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 362mg 11%

*
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 19% 29% 30% 85% 32% 41% 24% 22% 25% 47% 15%
Calcium: 63 mg of 1,000 mg 6%
Iron: 0.75 mg of 8 mg 9%
Magnesium: 42 mg of 420 mg 10%
Phosphorus: 198 mg of 700 mg 28%
Potassium: 362 mg of 3,400 mg 11%
Sodium: 313 mg of 2,300 mg 14%
Zinc: 0.86 mg of 11 mg 8%
Copper: 0.064 mg of 1 mg 7%
Manganese: 0.187 mg of 2 mg 8%
Selenium: 8.6 µg of 55 µg 16%
Choline: 26.4 mg of 550 mg 5%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
362 mg
TOP 23%
Magnesium
42 mg
TOP 25%
Calcium
63 mg
TOP 29%
Sodium
313 mg
TOP 33%
Phosphorus
198 mg
TOP 39%
Manganese
0.187 mg
TOP 52%
Zinc
0.86 mg
TOP 57%
Selenium
8.6 µg
TOP 62%
Iron
0.75 mg
TOP 68%
Choline
26.4 mg
TOP 72%
Copper
0.064 mg
TOP 73%

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 2% 82% 0% 4% 31% 31% 12% 23% 50% 8% 9% 49%
Vitamin A: 21 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 4.08 mg of 15 mg 27%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 1.1 mg of 90 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0.123 mg of 1 mg 10%
Vitamin B2: 0.133 mg of 1 mg 10%
Vitamin B3: 0.63 mg of 16 mg 4%
Vitamin B5: 0.38 mg of 5 mg 8%
Vitamin B6: 0.215 mg of 1 mg 17%
Folate: 10 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 0.07 µg of 2 µg 3%
Vitamin K: 19.3 µg of 120 µg 16%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin E
4.08 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin C
1.1 mg
TOP 40%
Vitamin B1
0.123 mg
TOP 43%
Vitamin K
19.3 µg
TOP 47%
Vitamin B6
0.215 mg
TOP 47%
Vitamin A
21 IU
TOP 58%
Vitamin B2
0.133 mg
TOP 61%
Folate
10 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B12
0.07 µg
TOP 64%
Vitamin B5
0.38 mg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B3
0.63 mg
TOP 75%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 45% 45% 41% 58% 23% 27% 40% 42% 58%
Tryptophan: 42 mg of 280 mg 15%
Threonine: 156 mg of 1,050 mg 15%
Isoleucine: 187 mg of 1,400 mg 13%
Leucine: 521 mg of 2,730 mg 19%
Lysine: 156 mg of 2,100 mg 7%
Methionine: 94 mg of 1,050 mg 9%
Phenylalanine: 229 mg of 1,750 mg 13%
Valine: 250 mg of 1,820 mg 14%
Histidine: 135 mg of 700 mg 19%

Fat type information

2.173% 14.02% 5.04%
Saturated Fat: 2.173 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.04 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

28.33% 0.53% 1.63%
Starch: 28.33 g
Sucrose: 0.53 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 1.63 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Nachos

2.17% 3.2% 29.54%
Sugar: 2.17 g
Fiber: 3.2 g
Other: 29.54 g

All nutrients for Nachos per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 10% 64% 4.32g 1.5 times more than Broccoli
Fats 33% 14% 21.5g 1.5 times less than Cheese
Carbs 12% 25% 34.91g 1.2 times more than Rice
Calories 17% 24% 343kcal 7.3 times more than Orange
Starch 12% 89% 28.33g 1.9 times more than Potato
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A
Sugar 0% 59% 2.17g 4.1 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 13% 25% 3.2g 1.3 times more than Orange
Calcium 6% 29% 63mg 2 times less than Milk
Iron 9% 68% 0.75mg 3.5 times less than Beef
Magnesium 10% 25% 42mg 3.3 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 28% 39% 198mg 1.1 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 11% 23% 362mg 2.5 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 14% 33% 313mg 1.6 times less than White Bread
Zinc 8% 57% 0.86mg 7.3 times less than Beef
Copper 7% 73% 0.06mg 2.2 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 27% 37% 4.08mg 2.8 times more than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 1% 40% 1.1mg 48.2 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 10% 43% 0.12mg 2.2 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 10% 61% 0.13mg Equal to Avocado
Vitamin B3 4% 75% 0.63mg 15.2 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 8% 67% 0.38mg 3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 17% 47% 0.22mg 1.8 times more than Oat
Folate 3% 62% 10µg 6.1 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 3% 64% 0.07µg 10 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 16% 47% 19.3µg 5.3 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 87% 0.04mg 7.3 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 86% 0.16mg 4.6 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 86% 0.19mg 4.9 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 81% 0.52mg 4.7 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 88% 0.16mg 2.9 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 84% 0.09mg Equal to Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 85% 0.23mg 2.9 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 85% 0.25mg 8.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 83% 0.14mg 5.5 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 1% 54% 3mg 124.3 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 66% 0.06g 256.7 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 11% 45% 2.17g 2.7 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 12% 14.02g 1.4 times more than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 18% 5.04g 9.4 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/170291/nutrients

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