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Mayonnaise nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Mayonnaise Glycemic index (GI)

N/A

Mayonnaise is very low in sugars, containing less than 1g of it in a 100g serving. Because of this, it is exceedingly difficult to consume a portion of mayonnaise needed to calculate an exact number for its glycemic index. However, it is assumed to be very low.

The main ingredients of mayonnaise are egg yolk, vegetable oil, vinegar or lemon juice and flavorings or spices. If we look at these components separately, all of them have glycemic indices close to zero.

However, despite the low glycemic index, mayonnaise should be consumed in moderation due to its high saturated fat and salt content.

Article author photo Victoria Mazmanyan
Profession: Yerevan State Medical University
Last updated: March 20, 2021

Important nutritional characteristics for Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
N/A (-)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 tbsp (13.8 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.
0.7 (acidic )
Calories
680
98% Fats
98% Calories
92% Polyunsaturated fat
90% Saturated Fat
89% Monounsaturated Fat
Explanation: The given food contains more Fats than 98% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Fats than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Calories, Polyunsaturated fat, Saturated Fat, and Monounsaturated Fat.

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Macronutrients chart

75% 22% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
0.96 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 115%
74.85 g of 65 g
115%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 0%
0.57 g of 300 g
0%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
21.65 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
1.97 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 680
% Daily Value*
115%
Total Fat 75g
55%
Saturated Fat 12g
Trans Fat g
14%
Cholesterol 42mg
28%
Sodium 635mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate 1g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 7mcg 1%

Calcium 8mg 1%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 20mg 1%

*
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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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 3% 8% 1% 9% 2% 83% 5% 7% 1% 13% 19%
Calcium: 8 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.21 mg of 8 mg 3%
Magnesium: 1 mg of 420 mg 0%
Phosphorus: 21 mg of 700 mg 3%
Potassium: 20 mg of 3,400 mg 1%
Sodium: 635 mg of 2,300 mg 28%
Zinc: 0.15 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.019 mg of 1 mg 2%
Manganese: 0.007 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 2.3 µg of 55 µg 4%
Choline: 34.2 mg of 550 mg 6%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
635 mg
TOP 14%
Choline
34.2 mg
TOP 69%
Selenium
2.3 µg
TOP 75%
Calcium
8 mg
TOP 82%
Zinc
0.15 mg
TOP 88%
Phosphorus
21 mg
TOP 88%
Iron
0.21 mg
TOP 88%
Copper
0.019 mg
TOP 93%
Manganese
0.007 mg
TOP 94%
Potassium
20 mg
TOP 95%
Magnesium
1 mg
TOP 97%

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 4% 66% 6% 0% 3% 5% 0% 11% 2% 4% 15% 408%
Vitamin A: 65 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 3.28 mg of 15 mg 22%
Vitamin D: 0.2 µg of 10 µg 2%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.01 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.019 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B3: 0 mg of 16 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 0.172 mg of 5 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.008 mg of 1 mg 1%
Folate: 5 µg of 400 µg 1%
Vitamin B12: 0.12 µg of 2 µg 5%
Vitamin K: 163 µg of 120 µg 136%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin E
3.28 mg
TOP 38%
Vitamin K
163 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin A
65 IU
TOP 47%
Vitamin D
0.2 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B12
0.12 µg
TOP 61%
Folate
5 µg
TOP 79%
Vitamin B5
0.172 mg
TOP 83%
Vitamin B2
0.019 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin B1
0.01 mg
TOP 93%
Vitamin B6
0.008 mg
TOP 94%
Vitamin B3
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 19% 16% 14% 11% 11% 10% 10% 13% 12%
Tryptophan: 17 mg of 280 mg 6%
Threonine: 55 mg of 1,050 mg 5%
Isoleucine: 65 mg of 1,400 mg 5%
Leucine: 95 mg of 2,730 mg 3%
Lysine: 72 mg of 2,100 mg 3%
Methionine: 35 mg of 1,050 mg 3%
Phenylalanine: 57 mg of 1,750 mg 3%
Valine: 74 mg of 1,820 mg 4%
Histidine: 26 mg of 700 mg 4%

Fat type information

11.703% 16.843% 44.69%
Saturated Fat: 11.703 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 16.843 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 44.69 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

0.48% 0.04% 0.05%
Starch: g
Sucrose: 0.48 g
Glucose: 0.04 g
Fructose: 0.05 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Mayonnaise

0.57%
Sugar: 0.57 g
Fiber: 0 g
Other: 0 g

All nutrients for Mayonnaise per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 2% 85% 0.96g 2.9 times less than Broccoli
Fats 115% 2% 74.85g 2.2 times more than Cheese
Carbs 0% 72% 0.57g 49.4 times less than Rice
Calories 34% 2% 680kcal 14.5 times more than Orange
Fructose 0% 93% 0.05g 118 times less than Apple
Sugar 0% 70% 0.57g 15.7 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 1% 82% 8mg 15.6 times less than Milk
Iron 3% 88% 0.21mg 12.4 times less than Beef
Magnesium 0% 97% 1mg 140 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 3% 88% 21mg 8.7 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 1% 95% 20mg 7.4 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 28% 14% 635mg 1.3 times more than White Bread
Zinc 1% 88% 0.15mg 42.1 times less than Beef
Copper 2% 93% 0.02mg 7.5 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 22% 38% 3.28mg 2.2 times more than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 2% 53% 0.2µg 11 times less than Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 1% 93% 0.01mg 26.6 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 1% 92% 0.02mg 6.8 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B5 3% 83% 0.17mg 6.6 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1% 94% 0.01mg 14.9 times less than Oat
Folate 1% 79% 5µg 12.2 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 5% 61% 0.12µg 5.8 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 136% 42% 163µg 1.6 times more than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 93% 0.02mg 17.9 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 93% 0.06mg 13.1 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 93% 0.07mg 14.1 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 93% 0.1mg 25.6 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 93% 0.07mg 6.3 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 91% 0.04mg 2.7 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 93% 0.06mg 11.7 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 93% 0.07mg 27.4 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 94% 0.03mg 28.8 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 14% 38% 42mg 8.9 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 57% 0.19g 79.6 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 59% 10% 11.7g 2 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 11% 16.84g 1.7 times more than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 8% 44.69g 1.1 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 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/171009/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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