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Macadamia nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Nuts, macadamia nuts, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Macadamia

Macadamia
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.
10 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 oz (10-12 kernels) (28.35 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.
-1.4 (alkaline)
Calories
718
99% Calories
98% Fats
92% Monounsaturated Fat
91% Saturated Fat
90% Vitamin B1
Explanation: This food contains more Calories than 99% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (1%) which contain more Calories, this food itself is rich in Calories more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Fats, Monounsaturated Fat, Saturated Fat and Vitamin B1

Macadamia Glycemic index (GI)

10
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 16%
7.91 g of 50 g
16%
Fats:
Daily Value: 117%
75.77 g of 65 g
117%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 5%
13.82 g of 300 g
5%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
1.36 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.14 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 718
% Daily Value*
117%
Total Fat 76g
60%
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 5mg
5%
TotalCarbohydrate 14g
36%
Dietary Fiber 9g
Total Sugars 5g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 85mg 9%

Iron 4mg 22%

Potassium 368mg 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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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: 85 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 3.69 mg of 18 mg 21%
Magnesium: 130 mg of 400 mg 33%
Phosphorus: 188 mg of 1,000 mg 19%
Potassium: 368 mg of 3,500 mg 11%
Sodium: 5 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 1.3 mg of 15 mg 9%
Copper: 0.756 mg of 2 mg 38%
Manganese: 4.131 mg of 2 mg 207%
Selenium: 3.6 µg of 70 µg 5%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Magnesium
130 mg
TOP 13%
Iron
3.69 mg
TOP 15%
Copper
0.756 mg
TOP 18%
Potassium
368 mg
TOP 22%
Calcium
85 mg
TOP 25%
Manganese
4.131 mg
TOP 26%
Phosphorus
188 mg
TOP 42%
Zinc
1.3 mg
TOP 48%
Selenium
3.6 mg
TOP 70%
Sodium
5 mg
TOP 90%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.54 mg of 20 mg 3%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 1.2 mg of 60 mg 2%
Vitamin B1: 1.195 mg of 2 mg 80%
Vitamin B2: 0.162 mg of 2 mg 10%
Vitamin B3: 2.473 mg of 20 mg 12%
Vitamin B5: 0.758 mg of 10 mg 8%
Vitamin B6: 0.275 mg of 2 mg 14%
Folate, total: 11 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
1.195 µg
TOP 10%
Vitamin C
1.2 µg
TOP 40%
Vitamin B6
0.275 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin B5
0.758 µg
TOP 43%
Vitamin B3
2.473 µg
TOP 54%
Vitamin B2
0.162 µg
TOP 55%
Vitamin E
0.54 µg
TOP 55%
Folate, total
11 µg
TOP 59%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 67 mg of 280 mg 24%
Threonine: 370 mg of 1,050 mg 35%
Isoleucine: 314 mg of 1,400 mg 22%
Leucine: 602 mg of 2,730 mg 22%
Lysine: 18 mg of 2,100 mg 1%
Methionine: 23 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Phenylalanine: 665 mg of 1,750 mg 38%
Valine: 363 mg of 1,820 mg 20%
Histidine: 195 mg of 700 mg 28%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 12.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 58.877 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.502 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Macadamia

Starch: 1.05 g
Sucrose: 4.43 g
Glucose: 0.07 g
Fructose: 0.07 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: g

Fiber content / ratio for Macadamia

Sugars: 4.57 g
Fiber: 8.6 g

All nutrients for Macadamia per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 19% 50% 7.91g 2.8 times more than Broccoli
Fats 117% 2% 75.77g 2.3 times more than Cheese
Carbs 5% 42% 13.82g 2 times less than Rice
Calories 28% 1% 718kcal 15.3 times more than Orange
Starch 0% 96% 1.05g 14.6 times less than Potato
Fructose 0% 93% 0.07g 84.3 times less than Apple
Sugars 5% 49% 4.57g 2 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 23% 12% 8.6g 3.6 times more than Orange
Calcium 9% 25% 85mg 1.5 times less than Milk
Iron 21% 15% 3.69mg 1.4 times more than Beef
Magnesium 33% 13% 130mg 1.1 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 27% 42% 188mg Equal to Chicken meat
Potassium 8% 22% 368mg 2.5 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 90% 5mg 98 times less than White Bread
Zinc 12% 48% 1.3mg 4.9 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 18% 0.76mg 5.3 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin E 4% 55% 0.54mg 2.7 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 1% 40% 1.2mg 44.2 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 80% 10% 1.2mg 4.5 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 10% 55% 0.16mg 1.2 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 12% 54% 2.47mg 3.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 8% 43% 0.76mg 1.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 14% 42% 0.28mg 2.3 times more than Oat
Folate, total 3% 59% 11µg 5.5 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 83% 0.07mg 4.6 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 76% 0.37mg 1.9 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 80% 0.31mg 2.9 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 80% 0.6mg 4 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 98% 0.02mg 25.1 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 93% 0.02mg 4.2 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 70% 0.67mg Equal to Egg
Valine 0% 81% 0.36mg 5.6 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 80% 0.2mg 3.8 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 60% 9% 12.06g 2 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 8% 58.88g 6 times more than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 37% 1.5g 31.4 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 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/170178/nutrients

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