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Pound cake nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

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 ⓘ Source:
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54 (low)
Glycemic load 14 (medium)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 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)
TOP 17% Net carbs ⓘHigher in Net carbs content than 83% of foods
TOP 19% Carbs ⓘHigher in Carbs content than 81% of foods
TOP 22% Polyunsaturated fat ⓘHigher in Polyunsaturated fat content than 78% of foods
TOP 23% Calories ⓘHigher in Calories content than 77% of foods
TOP 25% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 75% of foods

Pound cake calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 353
Calories in 0.167 loaf 1/6 of the loaf 215 61 g
Calories in 1 piece individually wrapped cake 173 49 g

Pound cake Glycemic index (GI)

54

Pound cake Glycemic load (GL)

14

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% 53% 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

43% 27% 30%
Saturated Fat: 4.811 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.419 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

34% 60% 3%
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

62% 37%
Sugar: 33.36 g
Fiber: 0.6 g
Other: 19.68 g

All nutrients for Pound cake per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 353kcal 18% 23% 7.5 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 5g 12% 61% 1.8 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 13.96g 21% 25% 2.4 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 53.04g N/A 17% Equal to ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 53.64g 18% 19% 1.9 times more than RiceRice
Cholesterol 66mg 22% 29% 5.7 times less than EggEgg
Vitamin D 0.8µg 8% 46% 2.8 times less than EggEgg
Iron 1.48mg 19% 49% 1.8 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 47mg 5% 35% 2.7 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 149mg 4% 71% Equal to CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 8mg 2% 87% 17.5 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 33.36g N/A 27% 3.7 times more than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 0.6g 2% 55% 4 times less than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.04mg 5% 84% 3.4 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.43mg 4% 72% 14.7 times less than BeefBeef
Starch 17.36g 7% 92% 1.1 times more than PotatoPotato
Phosphorus 140mg 20% 54% 1.3 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 377mg 16% 28% 1.3 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 241IU 5% 31% 69.3 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 70µg 8% 31%
Vitamin E 0.65mg 4% 52% 2.2 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 5µg 9% 67%
Manganese 0.11mg 5% 60%
Vitamin B1 0.17mg 14% 37% 1.5 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.25mg 19% 34% 1.9 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 1.62mg 10% 61% 5.9 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.49mg 10% 59% 2.3 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 3% 85% 3.3 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0.36µg 15% 53% 1.9 times less than PorkPork
Vitamin K 1.7µg 1% 67% 59.8 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 42µg 11% 37% 1.5 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Trans Fat 0.19g N/A 57% 77.6 times less than MargarineMargarine
Saturated Fat 4.81g 24% 25% 1.2 times less than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 3.02g N/A 43% 3.2 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 3.42g N/A 22% 13.8 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.04mg 0% 88% 7.4 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 153mg 15% 86% 212.5 times more than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 0.2mg 0% 85% 4.5 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 0.4mg 0% 84% 6.1 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 0.2mg 0% 86% 2.3 times less than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.12mg 0% 82% 1.2 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0% 84% 2.8 times less than EggEgg
Valine 0.25mg 0% 85% 8.1 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.12mg 0% 85% 6.4 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Fructose 0.33g 0% 89% 17.9 times less than AppleApple
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 51% 690 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0.01g N/A 41% 208.6 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.37g N/A 80% 24.6 times less than Canola oilCanola oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0.01g N/A 49% 34 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0g N/A 100%
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.02g N/A 84%
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g N/A 93%
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0g N/A 83%
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 2.9g N/A 83% 4.3 times less than AlmondAlmond

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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.
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No Trans Fats
limit break
 ⓘ 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
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.
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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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Pound cake 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/172704/nutrients

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