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Pita nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Bread, pita, white, unenriched
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Pita

Pita
68 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 pita, large (6-1/2" dia) (60 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.
3.7 (acidic )
Calories
275
82% Carbs
82% Sodium
75% Calcium
71% Vitamin B1
67% Calories
Explanation: The given food contains more Carbs than 82% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Carbs than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Sodium, Calcium, Vitamin B1, and Calories.
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Macronutrients chart

10% 2% 56% 33% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 18%
9.1 g of 50 g
18%
Fats:
Daily Value: 2%
1.2 g of 65 g
2%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 19%
55.7 g of 300 g
19%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
32.1 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
1.9 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 275
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
23%
Sodium 536mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate 56g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 86mg 9%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 120mg 4%

*
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 26% 53% 19% 42% 11% 70% 23% 56% 63% 0% 0%
Calcium: 86 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 1.4 mg of 8 mg 18%
Magnesium: 26 mg of 420 mg 6%
Phosphorus: 97 mg of 700 mg 14%
Potassium: 120 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 536 mg of 2,300 mg 23%
Zinc: 0.84 mg of 11 mg 8%
Copper: 0.168 mg of 1 mg 19%
Manganese: 0.481 mg of 2 mg 21%
Selenium: µg of 55 µg 0%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
536 mg
TOP 18%
Calcium
86 mg
TOP 25%
Copper
0.168 mg
TOP 35%
Manganese
0.481 mg
TOP 38%
Magnesium
26 mg
TOP 39%
Iron
1.4 mg
TOP 51%
Zinc
0.84 mg
TOP 57%
Phosphorus
97 mg
TOP 65%
Potassium
120 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 67% 23% 41% 24% 8% 18% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.267 mg of 1 mg 22%
Vitamin B2: 0.097 mg of 1 mg 7%
Vitamin B3: 2.142 mg of 16 mg 13%
Vitamin B5: 0.397 mg of 5 mg 8%
Vitamin B6: 0.034 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: 24 µg of 400 µg 6%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.267 mg
TOP 29%
Folate
24 µg
TOP 45%
Vitamin B3
2.142 mg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B5
0.397 mg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B2
0.097 mg
TOP 70%
Vitamin B6
0.034 mg
TOP 86%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 113% 74% 75% 70% 32% 46% 77% 65% 84%
Tryptophan: 105 mg of 280 mg 38%
Threonine: 257 mg of 1,050 mg 24%
Isoleucine: 349 mg of 1,400 mg 25%
Leucine: 634 mg of 2,730 mg 23%
Lysine: 219 mg of 2,100 mg 10%
Methionine: 160 mg of 1,050 mg 15%
Phenylalanine: 446 mg of 1,750 mg 25%
Valine: 394 mg of 1,820 mg 22%
Histidine: 195 mg of 700 mg 28%

Fat type information

0.166% 0.105% 0.535%
Saturated Fat: 0.166 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.105 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.535 g

Fiber content ratio for Pita

2.2% 53.5%
Sugar: g
Fiber: 2.2 g
Other: 53.5 g

All nutrients for Pita per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 22% 46% 9.1g 3.2 times more than Broccoli
Fats 2% 73% 1.2g 27.8 times less than Cheese
Carbs 19% 18% 55.7g 2 times more than Rice
Calories 14% 33% 275kcal 5.9 times more than Orange
Fiber 9% 35% 2.2g 1.1 times less than Orange
Calcium 9% 25% 86mg 1.5 times less than Milk
Iron 18% 51% 1.4mg 1.9 times less than Beef
Magnesium 6% 39% 26mg 5.4 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 14% 65% 97mg 1.9 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 78% 120mg 1.2 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 23% 18% 536mg 1.1 times more than White Bread
Zinc 8% 57% 0.84mg 7.5 times less than Beef
Copper 19% 35% 0.17mg 1.2 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 22% 29% 0.27mg Equal to Pea
Vitamin B2 7% 70% 0.1mg 1.3 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 13% 57% 2.14mg 4.5 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 8% 65% 0.4mg 2.8 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 3% 86% 0.03mg 3.5 times less than Oat
Folate 6% 45% 24µg 2.5 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 78% 0.11mg 2.9 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 81% 0.26mg 2.8 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 78% 0.35mg 2.6 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 79% 0.63mg 3.8 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 85% 0.22mg 2.1 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 78% 0.16mg 1.7 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 77% 0.45mg 1.5 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 80% 0.39mg 5.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 80% 0.2mg 3.8 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 1% 78% 0.17g 35.5 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 81% 0.11g 93.3 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 60% 0.54g 88.2 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 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/172816/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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