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Pound cake nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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
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.
(low)
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 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
353
81% Carbs
78% Polyunsaturated fat
77% Calories
75% Fats
75% Saturated Fat
Explanation: This food contains more Carbs than 81% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (19%) 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 Polyunsaturated fat, Calories, Fats and Saturated Fat

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Macronutrients chart

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

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Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 353
% Daily Value*
22%
Total Fat 14g
25%
Saturated Fat 5g
Trans Fat g
22%
Cholesterol 66mg
16%
Sodium 377mg
18%
TotalCarbohydrate 54g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 33g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 34mcg 9%

Calcium 47mg 5%

Iron 1mg 6%

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
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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: 47 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Iron: 1.48 mg of 18 mg 8%
Magnesium: 8 mg of 400 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 140 mg of 1,000 mg 14%
Potassium: 149 mg of 3,500 mg 4%
Sodium: 377 mg of 2,400 mg 16%
Zinc: 0.43 mg of 15 mg 3%
Copper: 0.042 mg of 2 mg 2%
Manganese: 0.11 mg of 2 mg 6%
Selenium: 5 µg of 70 µg 7%
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 mg
TOP 68%
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: 241 IU of 5,000 IU 5%
Vitamin E : 0.65 mg of 20 mg 3%
Vitamin D: 0.8 µg of 10 µg 8%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.173 mg of 2 mg 12%
Vitamin B2: 0.249 mg of 2 mg 15%
Vitamin B3: 1.615 mg of 20 mg 8%
Vitamin B5: 0.485 mg of 10 mg 5%
Vitamin B6: 0.036 mg of 2 mg 2%
Folate, total: 42 µg of 400 µg 11%
Vitamin B12: 0.36 µg of 6 µg 6%
Vitamin K: 1.7 µg of 80 µg 2%
Folic acid (B9): 14 µg of 400 µg 4%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
241 µg
TOP 31%
Folic acid (B9)
14 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B2
0.249 µg
TOP 34%
Vitamin B1
0.173 µg
TOP 37%
Folate, total
42 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin D
0.8 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin E
0.65 µg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B12
0.36 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B5
0.485 µg
TOP 59%
Vitamin B3
1.615 µg
TOP 61%
Vitamin K
1.7 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B6
0.036 µg
TOP 85%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

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

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

Carbohyrates breakdown for Pound cake

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

Sugars: 33.36 g
Fiber: 0.6 g

All nutrients for Pound cake per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 12% 61% 5g 1.8 times more than Broccoli
Fats 21% 25% 13.96g 2.4 times less than Cheese
Carbs 18% 19% 53.64g 1.9 times more than Rice
Calories 14% 23% 353kcal 7.5 times more than Orange
Starch 7% 92% 17.36g 1.1 times more than Potato
Fructose 0% 89% 0.33g 17.9 times less than Apple
Sugars 37% 27% 33.36g 3.7 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 2% 55% 0.6g 4 times less than Orange
Calcium 5% 35% 47mg 2.7 times less than Milk
Iron 8% 49% 1.48mg 1.8 times less than Beef
Magnesium 2% 87% 8mg 17.5 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 20% 54% 140mg 1.3 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 71% 149mg Equal to Cucumber
Sodium 16% 28% 377mg 1.3 times less than White Bread
Zinc 4% 72% 0.43mg 14.7 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 84% 0.04mg 3.4 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 5% 31% 241IU 69.3 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 4% 52% 0.65mg 2.2 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 8% 46% 0.8µg 2.8 times less than Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 12% 37% 0.17mg 1.5 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 15% 34% 0.25mg 1.9 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 8% 61% 1.62mg 5.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 5% 59% 0.49mg 2.3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 2% 85% 0.04mg 3.3 times less than Oat
Folate, total 11% 37% 42µg 1.5 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 6% 53% 0.36µg 1.9 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 2% 67% 1.7µg 59.8 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 4% 34% 14µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 88% 0.04mg 7.4 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 15% 86% 153mg 212.5 times more than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 85% 0.2mg 4.5 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 84% 0.4mg 6.1 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 86% 0.2mg 2.3 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 82% 0.12mg 1.2 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 84% 0.24mg 2.8 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 85% 0.25mg 8.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 85% 0.12mg 6.4 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 22% 29% 66mg 5.7 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 57% 0.19g 77.6 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 24% 25% 4.81g 1.2 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 44% 3.02g 3.2 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 22% 3.42g 13.8 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/172704/nutrients

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