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Pound cake nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Cake, pound, commercially prepared, butter (includes fresh and frozen)
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Pound cake

Pound cake
54 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
353
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
53.04 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 piece individually wrapped cake (49 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)
83% Net carbs
81% Carbs
78% Polyunsaturated fat
77% Calories
75% Fats
Explanation: The given food contains more Net carbs than 83% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Net carbs than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Carbs, Polyunsaturated fat, Calories, and Fats.

Pound cake Glycemic index (GI)

54

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 15% 56% 6% 60% 14% 50% 12% 14% 15% 28% 36%
Calcium: 47 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Iron: 1.48 mg of 8 mg 19%
Magnesium: 8 mg of 420 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 140 mg of 700 mg 20%
Potassium: 149 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 377 mg of 2,300 mg 16%
Zinc: 0.43 mg of 11 mg 4%
Copper: 0.042 mg of 1 mg 5%
Manganese: 0.11 mg of 2 mg 5%
Selenium: 5 µg of 55 µg 9%
Choline: 65.6 mg of 550 mg 12%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
377 mg
TOP 28%
Calcium
47 mg
TOP 35%
Iron
1.48 mg
TOP 49%
Phosphorus
140 mg
TOP 54%
Manganese
0.11 mg
TOP 60%
Choline
65.6 mg
TOP 60%
Selenium
5 µg
TOP 67%
Potassium
149 mg
TOP 71%
Zinc
0.43 mg
TOP 72%
Copper
0.042 mg
TOP 84%
Magnesium
8 mg
TOP 87%

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 15% 14% 24% 0% 44% 58% 31% 30% 9% 32% 45% 5%
Vitamin A: 241 IU of 5,000 IU 5%
Vitamin E : 0.65 mg of 15 mg 4%
Vitamin D: 0.8 µg of 10 µg 8%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.173 mg of 1 mg 14%
Vitamin B2: 0.249 mg of 1 mg 19%
Vitamin B3: 1.615 mg of 16 mg 10%
Vitamin B5: 0.485 mg of 5 mg 10%
Vitamin B6: 0.036 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: 42 µg of 400 µg 11%
Vitamin B12: 0.36 µg of 2 µg 15%
Vitamin K: 1.7 µg of 120 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
241 IU
TOP 31%
Vitamin B2
0.249 mg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B1
0.173 mg
TOP 37%
Folate
42 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin D
0.8 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin E
0.65 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B12
0.36 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B5
0.485 mg
TOP 59%
Vitamin B3
1.615 mg
TOP 61%
Vitamin K
1.7 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B6
0.036 mg
TOP 85%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

5% 14% 54% 26% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 10%
5 g of 50 g
10%
Fats:
Daily Value: 21%
13.96 g of 65 g
21%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 18%
53.64 g of 300 g
18%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
25.87 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
1.53 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 44% 43715% 44% 44% 29% 34% 41% 42% 51%
Tryptophan: 41 mg of 280 mg 15%
Threonine: 153000 mg of 1,050 mg 14,571%
Isoleucine: 204 mg of 1,400 mg 15%
Leucine: 397 mg of 2,730 mg 15%
Lysine: 198 mg of 2,100 mg 9%
Methionine: 117 mg of 1,050 mg 11%
Phenylalanine: 239 mg of 1,750 mg 14%
Valine: 249 mg of 1,820 mg 14%
Histidine: 117 mg of 700 mg 17%

Fat type information

4.811% 3.02% 3.419%
Saturated Fat: 4.811 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.419 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

17.36% 30.68% 1.27%
Starch: 17.36 g
Sucrose: 30.68 g
Glucose: 0.75 g
Fructose: 0.33 g
Lactose: 1.27 g
Maltose: 0.33 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Pound cake

33.36% 19.68%
Sugar: 33.36 g
Fiber: 0.6 g
Other: 19.68 g

All nutrients for Pound cake per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 17% 53.04g Equal to Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 12% 61% 5g 1.8 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 21% 25% 13.96g 2.4 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 18% 19% 53.64g 1.9 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 18% 23% 353kcal 7.5 times more than Orange Orange
Starch 7% 92% 17.36g 1.1 times more than Potato Potato
Fructose 0% 89% 0.33g 17.9 times less than Apple Apple
Sugar N/A 27% 33.36g 3.7 times more than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 2% 55% 0.6g 4 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 5% 35% 47mg 2.7 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 19% 49% 1.48mg 1.8 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 2% 87% 8mg 17.5 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 20% 54% 140mg 1.3 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 71% 149mg Equal to Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 16% 28% 377mg 1.3 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 4% 72% 0.43mg 14.7 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 5% 84% 0.04mg 3.4 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin E 4% 52% 0.65mg 2.2 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 8% 46% 0.8µg 2.8 times less than Egg Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 14% 37% 0.17mg 1.5 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 19% 34% 0.25mg 1.9 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 10% 61% 1.62mg 5.9 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 10% 59% 0.49mg 2.3 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 3% 85% 0.04mg 3.3 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 11% 37% 42µg 1.5 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 15% 53% 0.36µg 1.9 times less than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 1% 67% 1.7µg 59.8 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 88% 0.04mg 7.4 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 15% 86% 153mg 212.5 times more than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 85% 0.2mg 4.5 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 84% 0.4mg 6.1 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 86% 0.2mg 2.3 times less than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 82% 0.12mg 1.2 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 84% 0.24mg 2.8 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 85% 0.25mg 8.1 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 85% 0.12mg 6.4 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 22% 29% 66mg 5.7 times less than Egg Egg
Trans Fat N/A 57% 0.19g 77.6 times less than Margarine Margarine
Saturated Fat 24% 25% 4.81g 1.2 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 43% 3.02g 3.2 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 22% 3.42g 13.8 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 353
% Daily Value*
22%
Total Fat 14g
23%
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat g
22%
Cholesterol 66mg
16%
Sodium 377mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate 54g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 34mcg 6%

Calcium 47mg 5%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 149mg 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
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source
No Trans Fats
limit break
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ 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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Pound cake 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/172704/nutrients

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