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Pecan nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Nuts, pecans
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Pecan

Pecan
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 (19 halves) (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.
2.1 (acidic )
Calories
691
98% Fats
98% Calories
92% Monounsaturated Fat
91% Polyunsaturated fat
89% Fiber
Explanation: This food contains more Fats than 98% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (2%) which contain more Fats, this food itself is rich in Fats more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Calories, Monounsaturated Fat, Polyunsaturated fat and Fiber

Pecan Glycemic index (GI)

10
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 18%
9.17 g of 50 g
18%
Fats:
Daily Value: 111%
71.97 g of 65 g
111%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 5%
13.86 g of 300 g
5%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
3.52 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.48 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 691
% Daily Value*
111%
Total Fat 72g
30%
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 0mg
5%
TotalCarbohydrate 14g
40%
Dietary Fiber 10g
Total Sugars 4g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 70mg 7%

Iron 3mg 17%

Potassium 410mg 12%

*
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: 70 mg of 1,000 mg 7%
Iron: 2.53 mg of 18 mg 14%
Magnesium: 121 mg of 400 mg 30%
Phosphorus: 277 mg of 1,000 mg 28%
Potassium: 410 mg of 3,500 mg 12%
Sodium: 0 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 4.53 mg of 15 mg 30%
Copper: 1.2 mg of 2 mg 60%
Manganese: 4.5 mg of 2 mg 225%
Selenium: 3.8 µg of 70 µg 5%
Choline: 40.5 mg of 550 mg 7%

Mineral chart - relative view

Magnesium
121 mg
TOP 13%
Copper
1.2 mg
TOP 16%
Potassium
410 mg
TOP 17%
Phosphorus
277 mg
TOP 19%
Zinc
4.53 mg
TOP 21%
Manganese
4.5 mg
TOP 25%
Iron
2.53 mg
TOP 27%
Calcium
70 mg
TOP 28%
Choline
40.5 mg
TOP 67%
Selenium
3.8 mg
TOP 70%
Sodium
0 mg
TOP 100%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 56 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 1.4 mg of 20 mg 7%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 1.1 mg of 60 mg 2%
Vitamin B1: 0.66 mg of 2 mg 44%
Vitamin B2: 0.13 mg of 2 mg 8%
Vitamin B3: 1.167 mg of 20 mg 6%
Vitamin B5: 0.863 mg of 10 mg 9%
Vitamin B6: 0.21 mg of 2 mg 11%
Folate, total: 22 µg of 400 µg 6%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 3.5 µg of 80 µg 4%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.66 µg
TOP 14%
Vitamin B5
0.863 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin C
1.1 µg
TOP 40%
Vitamin E
1.4 µg
TOP 43%
Folate, total
22 µg
TOP 47%
Vitamin B6
0.21 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin A
56 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin K
3.5 µg
TOP 59%
Vitamin B2
0.13 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B3
1.167 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 93 mg of 280 mg 33%
Threonine: 306 mg of 1,050 mg 29%
Isoleucine: 336 mg of 1,400 mg 24%
Leucine: 598 mg of 2,730 mg 22%
Lysine: 287 mg of 2,100 mg 14%
Methionine: 183 mg of 1,050 mg 17%
Phenylalanine: 426 mg of 1,750 mg 24%
Valine: 411 mg of 1,820 mg 23%
Histidine: 262 mg of 700 mg 37%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 6.18 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 40.801 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 21.614 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Pecan

Starch: 0.46 g
Sucrose: 3.9 g
Glucose: 0.04 g
Fructose: 0.04 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: g

Fiber content / ratio for Pecan

Sugars: 3.97 g
Fiber: 9.6 g

All nutrients for Pecan per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 22% 46% 9.17g 3.3 times more than Broccoli
Fats 111% 2% 71.97g 2.2 times more than Cheese
Carbs 5% 42% 13.86g 2 times less than Rice
Calories 27% 2% 691kcal 14.7 times more than Orange
Starch 0% 96% 0.46g 33.2 times less than Potato
Fructose 0% 93% 0.04g 147.5 times less than Apple
Sugars 4% 51% 3.97g 2.3 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 25% 11% 9.6g 4 times more than Orange
Calcium 7% 28% 70mg 1.8 times less than Milk
Iron 14% 27% 2.53mg Equal to Beef
Magnesium 30% 13% 121mg 1.2 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 40% 19% 277mg 1.5 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 9% 17% 410mg 2.8 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Zinc 41% 21% 4.53mg 1.4 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 16% 1.2mg 8.5 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 1% 48% 56IU 298.3 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 9% 43% 1.4mg Equal to Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 1% 40% 1.1mg 48.2 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 44% 14% 0.66mg 2.5 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 8% 62% 0.13mg Equal to Avocado
Vitamin B3 6% 67% 1.17mg 8.2 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 9% 39% 0.86mg 1.3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 11% 48% 0.21mg 1.8 times more than Oat
Folate, total 6% 47% 22µg 2.8 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 4% 59% 3.5µg 29 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 80% 0.09mg 3.3 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 78% 0.31mg 2.4 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 79% 0.34mg 2.7 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 80% 0.6mg 4.1 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 81% 0.29mg 1.6 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 76% 0.18mg 1.9 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 78% 0.43mg 1.6 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 79% 0.41mg 4.9 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 76% 0.26mg 2.9 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 31% 20% 6.18g Equal to Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 8% 40.8g 4.2 times more than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 9% 21.61g 2.2 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 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/170182/nutrients

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