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Pepperoni nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Pepperoni, beef and pork, sliced
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Pepperoni

Pepperoni
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.
28 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
504
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
1.18 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 piece (2 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.
8.8 (acidic)
98% Sodium
96% Fats
94% Calories
93% Saturated Fat
90% Monounsaturated Fat
Explanation: The given food contains more Sodium than 98% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Sodium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fats, Calories, Saturated Fat, and Monounsaturated Fat.

Pepperoni 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.
28

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 6% 50% 13% 68% 25% 207% 67% 31% 141% 159% 28%
Calcium: 19 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 1.33 mg of 8 mg 17%
Magnesium: 18 mg of 420 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 158 mg of 700 mg 23%
Potassium: 274 mg of 3,400 mg 8%
Sodium: 1582 mg of 2,300 mg 69%
Zinc: 2.44 mg of 11 mg 22%
Copper: 0.091 mg of 1 mg 10%
Manganese: 1.074 mg of 2 mg 47%
Selenium: 29 µg of 55 µg 53%
Choline: 51.2 mg of 550 mg 9%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
1582 mg
TOP 2%
Manganese
1.074 mg
TOP 31%
Selenium
29 µg
TOP 33%
Zinc
2.44 mg
TOP 35%
Potassium
274 mg
TOP 43%
Phosphorus
158 mg
TOP 51%
Iron
1.33 mg
TOP 52%
Calcium
19 mg
TOP 55%
Copper
0.091 mg
TOP 57%
Choline
51.2 mg
TOP 65%
Magnesium
18 mg
TOP 66%

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 0% 21% 39% 0% 68% 60% 94% 56% 84% 4% 163% 15%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 1.03 mg of 15 mg 7%
Vitamin D: 1.3 µg of 10 µg 13%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.271 mg of 1 mg 23%
Vitamin B2: 0.257 mg of 1 mg 20%
Vitamin B3: 4.987 mg of 16 mg 31%
Vitamin B5: 0.93 mg of 5 mg 19%
Vitamin B6: 0.362 mg of 1 mg 28%
Folate: 5 µg of 400 µg 1%
Vitamin B12: 1.3 µg of 2 µg 54%
Vitamin K: 5.8 µg of 120 µg 5%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.271 mg
TOP 29%
Vitamin B2
0.257 mg
TOP 33%
Vitamin B3
4.987 mg
TOP 33%
Vitamin B6
0.362 mg
TOP 35%
Vitamin B5
0.93 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B12
1.3 µg
TOP 38%
Vitamin D
1.3 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin E
1.03 mg
TOP 46%
Vitamin K
5.8 µg
TOP 54%
Folate
5 µg
TOP 79%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

20% 47% 2% 29% 5%
Protein:
Daily Value: 39%
19.25 g of 50 g
39%
Fats:
Daily Value: 71%
46.28 g of 65 g
71%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
1.18 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
28.55 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
4.74 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 247% 249% 194% 174% 236% 146% 134% 163% 295%
Tryptophan: 230 mg of 280 mg 82%
Threonine: 869 mg of 1,050 mg 83%
Isoleucine: 901 mg of 1,400 mg 64%
Leucine: 1575 mg of 2,730 mg 58%
Lysine: 1652 mg of 2,100 mg 79%
Methionine: 511 mg of 1,050 mg 49%
Phenylalanine: 778 mg of 1,750 mg 44%
Valine: 987 mg of 1,820 mg 54%
Histidine: 688 mg of 700 mg 98%

Fat type information

17.708% 20.77% 4.458%
Saturated Fat: 17.708 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 20.77 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.458 g

All nutrients for Pepperoni per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 69% 1.18g 45.9 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 46% 27% 19.25g 6.8 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 71% 4% 46.28g 1.4 times more than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 0% 70% 1.18g 23.9 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 25% 6% 504kcal 10.7 times more than Orange Orange
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A Apple
Sugar N/A 100% 0g N/A Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A Orange
Calcium 2% 55% 19mg 6.6 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 17% 52% 1.33mg 2 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 4% 66% 18mg 7.8 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 23% 51% 158mg 1.2 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 8% 43% 274mg 1.9 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 69% 2% 1582mg 3.2 times more than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 22% 35% 2.44mg 2.6 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 10% 57% 0.09mg 1.6 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A Carrot
Vitamin E 7% 46% 1.03mg 1.4 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 13% 42% 1.3µg 1.7 times less than Egg Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 23% 29% 0.27mg Equal to Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 20% 33% 0.26mg 2 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 31% 33% 4.99mg 1.9 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 19% 37% 0.93mg 1.2 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 28% 35% 0.36mg 3 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 1% 79% 5µg 12.2 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 54% 38% 1.3µg 1.9 times more than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 5% 54% 5.8µg 17.5 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 60% 0.23mg 1.3 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 62% 0.87mg 1.2 times more than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 63% 0.9mg Equal to Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 64% 1.58mg 1.5 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 64% 1.65mg 3.7 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 64% 0.51mg 5.3 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 65% 0.78mg 1.2 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 63% 0.99mg 2.1 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 60% 0.69mg 1.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 32% 12% 97mg 3.8 times less than Egg Egg
Trans Fat N/A 44% 1.53g 9.8 times less than Margarine Margarine
Saturated Fat 89% 7% 17.71g 3 times more than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 10% 20.77g 2.1 times more than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 19% 4.46g 10.6 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 504
% Daily Value*
71%
Total Fat 46g
82%
Saturated Fat 18g
Trans Fat g
32%
Cholesterol 97mg
0%
Sodium 1,582mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 19g
Vitamin D 52mcg 9%

Calcium 19mg 2%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 274mg 8%

*
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
limit break
 ⓘ 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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Pepperoni nutrition infographic

Pepperoni nutrition infographic
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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/174575/nutrients

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