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Peppermint nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Peppermint, fresh
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Peppermint

Peppermint
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.
70 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
2 leaves (0.1 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.
-12.6 (alkaline)
Calories
70
90% Calcium
90% Potassium
90% Iron
89% Vitamin A
87% Fiber
Explanation: The given food contains more Calcium than 90% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calcium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Potassium, Iron, Vitamin A, and Fiber.

Peppermint Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.

70

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Macronutrients chart

4% 15% 79% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 8%
3.75 g of 50 g
8%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.94 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 5%
14.89 g of 300 g
5%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
78.65 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.77 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 70
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 31mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate 15g
32%
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 4g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 243mg 24%

Iron 5mg 63%

Potassium 569mg 17%

*
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 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110% 154% 0% 0%
Calcium: 243 mg of 1,000 mg 24%
Iron: 5.08 mg of 8 mg 64%
Magnesium: 80 mg of 420 mg 19%
Phosphorus: 73 mg of 700 mg 10%
Potassium: 569 mg of 3,400 mg 17%
Sodium: 31 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 1.11 mg of 11 mg 10%
Copper: 0.329 mg of 1 mg 37%
Manganese: 1.176 mg of 2 mg 51%
Selenium: µg of 55 µg 0%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
243 mg
TOP 10%
Iron
5.08 mg
TOP 10%
Potassium
569 mg
TOP 10%
Magnesium
80 mg
TOP 17%
Copper
0.329 mg
TOP 24%
Manganese
1.176 mg
TOP 31%
Zinc
1.11 mg
TOP 51%
Phosphorus
73 mg
TOP 71%
Sodium
31 mg
TOP 78%

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 255% 0% 0% 106% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 86% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 4248 IU of 5,000 IU 85%
Vitamin E : mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 31.8 mg of 90 mg 35%
Vitamin B1: 0.082 mg of 1 mg 7%
Vitamin B2: 0.266 mg of 1 mg 20%
Vitamin B3: 1.706 mg of 16 mg 11%
Vitamin B5: 0.338 mg of 5 mg 7%
Vitamin B6: 0.129 mg of 1 mg 10%
Folate: 114 µg of 400 µg 29%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
4248 IU
TOP 11%
Vitamin C
31.8 mg
TOP 15%
Folate
114 µg
TOP 22%
Vitamin B2
0.266 mg
TOP 31%
Vitamin B1
0.082 mg
TOP 54%
Vitamin B6
0.129 mg
TOP 59%
Vitamin B3
1.706 mg
TOP 61%
Vitamin B5
0.338 mg
TOP 70%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 63% 44% 33% 31% 23% 16% 33% 31% 33%
Tryptophan: 58 mg of 280 mg 21%
Threonine: 154 mg of 1,050 mg 15%
Isoleucine: 154 mg of 1,400 mg 11%
Leucine: 281 mg of 2,730 mg 10%
Lysine: 161 mg of 2,100 mg 8%
Methionine: 53 mg of 1,050 mg 5%
Phenylalanine: 191 mg of 1,750 mg 11%
Valine: 187 mg of 1,820 mg 10%
Histidine: 75 mg of 700 mg 11%

Fat type information

0.246% 0.033% 0.508%
Saturated Fat: 0.246 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.033 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.508 g

Fiber content ratio for Peppermint

8% 6.89%
Sugar: g
Fiber: 8 g
Other: 6.89 g

All nutrients for Peppermint per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 9% 67% 3.75g 1.3 times more than Broccoli
Fats 1% 75% 0.94g 35.4 times less than Cheese
Carbs 5% 41% 14.89g 1.9 times less than Rice
Calories 4% 81% 70kcal 1.5 times more than Orange
Fiber 32% 13% 8g 3.3 times more than Orange
Calcium 24% 10% 243mg 1.9 times more than Milk
Iron 64% 10% 5.08mg 2 times more than Beef
Magnesium 19% 17% 80mg 1.8 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 10% 71% 73mg 2.5 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 17% 10% 569mg 3.9 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 1% 78% 31mg 15.8 times less than White Bread
Zinc 10% 51% 1.11mg 5.7 times less than Beef
Copper 37% 24% 0.33mg 2.3 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 35% 15% 31.8mg 1.7 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 7% 54% 0.08mg 3.2 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 20% 31% 0.27mg 2 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 11% 61% 1.71mg 5.6 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 7% 70% 0.34mg 3.3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 10% 59% 0.13mg 1.1 times more than Oat
Folate 29% 22% 114µg 1.9 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 85% 0.06mg 5.3 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 86% 0.15mg 4.7 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 87% 0.15mg 5.9 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 87% 0.28mg 8.7 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 87% 0.16mg 2.8 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 88% 0.05mg 1.8 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 86% 0.19mg 3.5 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 87% 0.19mg 10.9 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 88% 0.08mg 10 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 1% 75% 0.25g 24 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 86% 0.03g 296.9 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 61% 0.51g 92.9 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/173474/nutrients

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