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Pork leg nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Pork, fresh, leg (ham), whole, separable lean and fat, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Pork leg

Pork leg
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
*Explanation
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0 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 245
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 0 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. 8.7 (acidic)
Oxalates ⓘ Animal products do not contain oxalate. 0mg
TOP 12% Vitamin B1 ⓘHigher in Vitamin B1 content than 88% of foods
TOP 17% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 83% of foods
TOP 19% Monounsaturated Fat ⓘHigher in Monounsaturated Fat content than 81% of foods
TOP 19% Saturated Fat ⓘHigher in Saturated Fat content than 81% of foods
TOP 25% Cholesterol ⓘHigher in Cholesterol content than 75% of foods

Pork leg calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 245
Calories in 1 oz 69 28.35 g
Calories in 1 lb 1111 453.6 g

Pork leg Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
*Explanation
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0

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 2% 32% 15% 86% 28% 7% 53% 22% 3% 161% 0%
Calcium: 5 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.85 mg of 8 mg 11%
Magnesium: 20 mg of 420 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 199 mg of 700 mg 28%
Potassium: 315 mg of 3,400 mg 9%
Sodium: 47 mg of 2,300 mg 2%
Zinc: 1.93 mg of 11 mg 18%
Copper: 0.065 mg of 1 mg 7%
Manganese: 0.023 mg of 2 mg 1%
Selenium: 29.4 µg of 55 µg 53%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Selenium
29.4 µg
TOP 33%
Potassium
315 mg
TOP 33%
Phosphorus
199 mg
TOP 38%
Zinc
1.93 mg
TOP 40%
Magnesium
20 mg
TOP 61%
Iron
0.85 mg
TOP 65%
Copper
0.065 mg
TOP 73%
Sodium
47 mg
TOP 73%
Manganese
0.023 mg
TOP 74%
Calcium
5 mg
TOP 91%

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 1% 0% 15% 3% 185% 47% 86% 42% 93% 6% 79% 0%
Vitamin A: 7 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0.5 µg of 10 µg 5%
Vitamin C: 0.7 mg of 90 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0.736 mg of 1 mg 61%
Vitamin B2: 0.2 mg of 1 mg 15%
Vitamin B3: 4.574 mg of 16 mg 29%
Vitamin B5: 0.685 mg of 5 mg 14%
Vitamin B6: 0.401 mg of 1 mg 31%
Folate: 7 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 0.63 µg of 2 µg 26%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.736 mg
TOP 12%
Vitamin B6
0.401 mg
TOP 31%
Vitamin B3
4.574 mg
TOP 36%
Vitamin C
0.7 mg
TOP 45%
Vitamin B12
0.63 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin B2
0.2 mg
TOP 46%
Vitamin B5
0.685 mg
TOP 47%
Vitamin D
0.5 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin A
7 IU
TOP 67%
Folate
7 µg
TOP 72%

Macronutrients chart

18% 19% 62% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 35%
17.43 g of 50 g
35%
Fats:
Daily Value: 29%
18.87 g of 65 g
29%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
62.47 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
1.23 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 223% 222% 169% 152% 222% 127% 119% 154% 283%
Tryptophan: 208 mg of 280 mg 74%
Threonine: 776 mg of 1,050 mg 74%
Isoleucine: 787 mg of 1,400 mg 56%
Leucine: 1376 mg of 2,730 mg 50%
Lysine: 1550 mg of 2,100 mg 74%
Methionine: 444 mg of 1,050 mg 42%
Phenylalanine: 689 mg of 1,750 mg 39%
Valine: 931 mg of 1,820 mg 51%
Histidine: 659 mg of 700 mg 94%

Fat type information

39% 49% 12%
Saturated Fat: 6.54 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.38 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.01 g

All nutrients for Pork leg per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 245kcal 12% 39% 5.2 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 17.43g 42% 30% 6.2 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 18.87g 29% 17% 1.8 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0.7mg 1% 45% 75.7 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 0g N/A 75% N/AChocolate
Carbs 0g 0% 100% N/ARice
Cholesterol 73mg 24% 25% 5.1 times less than EggEgg
Vitamin D 0.5µg 5% 48% 4.4 times less than EggEgg
Iron 0.85mg 11% 65% 3.1 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 5mg 1% 91% 25 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 315mg 9% 33% 2.1 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 20mg 5% 61% 7 times less than AlmondAlmond
Fiber 0g 0% 100% N/AOrange
Copper 0.07mg 7% 73% 2.2 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 1.93mg 18% 40% 3.3 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 199mg 28% 38% 1.1 times more than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 47mg 2% 73% 10.4 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 7IU 0% 67% 2386.6 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 0% 100%
Selenium 29.4µg 53% 33%
Manganese 0.02mg 1% 74%
Vitamin B1 0.74mg 61% 12% 2.8 times more than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.2mg 15% 46% 1.5 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 4.57mg 29% 36% 2.1 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.69mg 14% 47% 1.6 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 31% 31% 3.4 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0.63µg 26% 46% 1.1 times less than PorkPork
Folate 7µg 2% 72% 8.7 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 6.54g 33% 19% 1.1 times more than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 8.38g N/A 19% 1.2 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 2.01g N/A 31% 23.5 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.21mg 0% 64% 1.5 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.78mg 0% 66% 1.1 times more than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 0.79mg 0% 68% 1.2 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 1.38mg 0% 68% 1.8 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 1.55mg 0% 65% 3.4 times more than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.44mg 0% 67% 4.6 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.69mg 0% 69% Equal to EggEgg
Valine 0.93mg 0% 66% 2.2 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.66mg 0% 61% 1.1 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 245
% Daily Value*
29%
Total Fat 19g
32%
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat g
24%
Cholesterol 73mg
2%
Sodium 47mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 0g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 17g
Vitamin D 20mcg 3%

Calcium 5mg 1%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 315mg 9%

*
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
ok
 ⓘ 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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Pork leg 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/168222/nutrients

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