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Pita bread nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

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

Important nutritional characteristics for Pita bread

Pita bread
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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68 (medium)
Glycemic load 10 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 275
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 53.5 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 pita, small (4" dia) (28 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)
TOP 15% Vitamin B1 ⓘHigher in Vitamin B1 content than 85% of foods
TOP 17% Net carbs ⓘHigher in Net carbs content than 83% of foods
TOP 18% Sodium ⓘHigher in Sodium content than 82% of foods
TOP 18% Carbs ⓘHigher in Carbs content than 82% of foods
TOP 23% Folate ⓘHigher in Folate content than 77% of foods

Pita bread calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 275

Pita bread Glycemic index (GI)

68

Pita bread Glycemic load (GL)

10

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 26% 99% 19% 42% 11% 70% 23% 56% 63% 148%
Calcium: 86 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 2.62 mg of 8 mg 33%
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: 27.1 µg of 55 µg 49%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
536 mg
TOP 18%
Calcium
86 mg
TOP 25%
Iron
2.62 mg
TOP 26%
Copper
0.168 mg
TOP 35%
Selenium
27.1 µg
TOP 36%
Manganese
0.481 mg
TOP 38%
Magnesium
26 mg
TOP 39%
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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 6% 0% 0% 150% 76% 87% 24% 8% 81% 0% 8% 1%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.3 mg of 15 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.599 mg of 1 mg 50%
Vitamin B2: 0.327 mg of 1 mg 25%
Vitamin B3: 4.632 mg of 16 mg 29%
Vitamin B5: 0.397 mg of 5 mg 8%
Vitamin B6: 0.034 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: 107 µg of 400 µg 27%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Choline: 14.6 mg of 550 mg 3%
Vitamin K: 0.2 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.599 mg
TOP 15%
Folate
107 µg
TOP 23%
Vitamin B2
0.327 mg
TOP 23%
Vitamin B3
4.632 mg
TOP 36%
Vitamin B5
0.397 mg
TOP 65%
Vitamin E
0.3 mg
TOP 67%
Choline
14.6 mg
TOP 81%
Vitamin K
0.2 µg
TOP 85%
Vitamin B6
0.034 mg
TOP 86%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

10% 2% 54% 32% 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

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

21% 13% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.166 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.105 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.535 g

Fiber content ratio for Pita bread

2% 4% 94%
Sugar: 1.3 g
Fiber: 2.2 g
Other: 52.2 g

All nutrients for Pita bread per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 275kcal 14% 33% 5.9 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 9.1g 22% 46% 3.2 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 1.2g 2% 73% 27.8 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 53.5g N/A 17% Equal to ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 55.7g 19% 18% 2 times more than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 2.62mg 33% 26% Equal to Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 86mg 9% 25% 1.5 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 120mg 4% 78% 1.2 times less than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 26mg 6% 39% 5.4 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 1.3g N/A 64% 6.9 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 2.2g 9% 35% 1.1 times less than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.17mg 19% 35% 1.2 times more than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.84mg 8% 57% 7.5 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Phosphorus 97mg 14% 65% 1.9 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 536mg 23% 18% 1.1 times more than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 0IU 0% 100% N/ACarrot
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 0% 100%
Vitamin E 0.3mg 2% 67% 4.9 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 27.1µg 49% 36%
Manganese 0.48mg 21% 38%
Vitamin B1 0.6mg 50% 15% 2.3 times more than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.33mg 25% 23% 2.5 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 4.63mg 29% 36% 2.1 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 8% 65% 2.8 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.03mg 3% 86% 3.5 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 0.2µg 0% 85% 508 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 107µg 27% 23% 1.8 times more than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.17g 1% 78% 35.5 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Choline 14.6mg 3% 81%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.11g N/A 81% 93.3 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.54g N/A 60% 88.2 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.11mg 0% 78% 2.9 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.26mg 0% 81% 2.8 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Isoleucine 0.35mg 0% 78% 2.6 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 0.63mg 0% 79% 3.8 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 0.22mg 0% 85% 2.1 times less than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.16mg 0% 78% 1.7 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.45mg 0% 77% 1.5 times less than EggEgg
Valine 0.39mg 0% 80% 5.1 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.2mg 0% 80% 3.8 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
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 3mg 38%

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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Pita bread nutrition infographic

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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. 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/174915/nutrients

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