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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
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.
57 (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 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.
3.7 (acidic )
Calories
275
82% Carbs
82% Sodium
75% Calcium
71% Vitamin B1
67% Calories
Explanation: This food contains more Carbs than 82% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (18%) which contain more Carbs, this food itself is rich in Carbs more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Sodium, Calcium, Vitamin B1 and Calories

Pita Glycemic index (GI)

57
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Macronutrients chart

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 Serving
Calories 275
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
22%
Sodium 536mg
19%
TotalCarbohydrate 56g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 86mg 9%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 120mg 3%

*
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: 86 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 1.4 mg of 18 mg 8%
Magnesium: 26 mg of 400 mg 7%
Phosphorus: 97 mg of 1,000 mg 10%
Potassium: 120 mg of 3,500 mg 3%
Sodium: 536 mg of 2,400 mg 22%
Zinc: 0.84 mg of 15 mg 6%
Copper: 0.168 mg of 2 mg 8%
Manganese: 0.481 mg of 2 mg 24%
Selenium: µg of 70 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: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.267 mg of 2 mg 18%
Vitamin B2: 0.097 mg of 2 mg 6%
Vitamin B3: 2.142 mg of 20 mg 11%
Vitamin B5: 0.397 mg of 10 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.034 mg of 2 mg 2%
Folate, total: 24 µg of 400 µg 6%
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
0.267 µg
TOP 29%
Folate, total
24 µg
TOP 45%
Vitamin B3
2.142 µg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B5
0.397 µg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B2
0.097 µg
TOP 70%
Vitamin B6
0.034 µg
TOP 86%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

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

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

Fiber content / ratio for Pita

Sugars: g
Fiber: 2.2 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 11% 33% 275kcal 5.9 times more than Orange
Fiber 6% 35% 2.2g 1.1 times less than Orange
Calcium 9% 25% 86mg 1.5 times less than Milk
Iron 8% 51% 1.4mg 1.9 times less than Beef
Magnesium 7% 39% 26mg 5.4 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 14% 65% 97mg 1.9 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 78% 120mg 1.2 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 22% 18% 536mg 1.1 times more than White Bread
Zinc 8% 57% 0.84mg 7.5 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 35% 0.17mg 1.2 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 18% 29% 0.27mg Equal to Pea
Vitamin B2 6% 70% 0.1mg 1.3 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 11% 57% 2.14mg 4.5 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 65% 0.4mg 2.8 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 2% 86% 0.03mg 3.5 times less than Oat
Folate, total 6% 45% 24µg 2.5 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Folic acid (B9) 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 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/172816/nutrients

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