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Saltine cracker nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Crackers, saltines (includes oyster, soda, soup)
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Saltine cracker

Saltine cracker
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.
74 (high)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
5 crackers (14.9 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.
4.4 (acidic )
Calories
418
94% Sodium
92% Carbs
90% Iron
87% Vitamin B1
87% Calories
Explanation: This food contains more Sodium than 94% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (6%) which contain more Sodium, this food itself is rich in Sodium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Carbs, Iron, Vitamin B1 and Calories

Saltine cracker Glycemic index (GI)

74
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 19%
9.46 g of 50 g
19%
Fats:
Daily Value: 13%
8.64 g of 65 g
13%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 25%
74.05 g of 300 g
25%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
5.05 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
2.8 g

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Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 418
% Daily Value*
14%
Total Fat 9g
10%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
39%
Sodium 941mg
25%
TotalCarbohydrate 74g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars 1g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 19mg 2%

Iron 6mg 33%

Potassium 152mg 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: 19 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 5.57 mg of 18 mg 31%
Magnesium: 23 mg of 400 mg 6%
Phosphorus: 102 mg of 1,000 mg 10%
Potassium: 152 mg of 3,500 mg 4%
Sodium: 941 mg of 2,400 mg 39%
Zinc: 0.69 mg of 15 mg 5%
Copper: 0.139 mg of 2 mg 7%
Manganese: 0.686 mg of 2 mg 34%
Selenium: 10.3 µg of 70 µg 15%
Choline: 16.7 mg of 550 mg 3%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
941 mg
TOP 6%
Iron
5.57 mg
TOP 10%
Manganese
0.686 mg
TOP 35%
Copper
0.139 mg
TOP 40%
Magnesium
23 mg
TOP 50%
Calcium
19 mg
TOP 55%
Selenium
10.3 mg
TOP 59%
Zinc
0.69 mg
TOP 62%
Phosphorus
102 mg
TOP 63%
Potassium
152 mg
TOP 70%
Choline
16.7 mg
TOP 78%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 2 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 1.15 mg of 20 mg 6%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.702 mg of 2 mg 47%
Vitamin B2: 0.487 mg of 2 mg 29%
Vitamin B3: 6.442 mg of 20 mg 32%
Vitamin B5: 0.536 mg of 10 mg 5%
Vitamin B6: 0.086 mg of 2 mg 4%
Folate, total: 134 µg of 400 µg 34%
Vitamin B12: 0.09 µg of 6 µg 2%
Vitamin K: 25.4 µg of 80 µg 32%
Folic acid (B9): 117 µg of 400 µg 29%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.702 µg
TOP 13%
Vitamin B2
0.487 µg
TOP 15%
Folate, total
134 µg
TOP 21%
Vitamin B3
6.442 µg
TOP 22%
Folic acid (B9)
117 µg
TOP 26%
Vitamin E
1.15 µg
TOP 45%
Vitamin K
25.4 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin B5
0.536 µg
TOP 56%
Vitamin B12
0.09 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B6
0.086 µg
TOP 68%
Vitamin A
2 µg
TOP 73%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 116 mg of 280 mg 41%
Threonine: 268 mg of 1,050 mg 26%
Isoleucine: 333 mg of 1,400 mg 24%
Leucine: 652 mg of 2,730 mg 24%
Lysine: 172 mg of 2,100 mg 8%
Methionine: 147 mg of 1,050 mg 14%
Phenylalanine: 450 mg of 1,750 mg 26%
Valine: 399 mg of 1,820 mg 22%
Histidine: 197 mg of 700 mg 28%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 1.653 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.986 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.835 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Saltine cracker

Starch: 67.83 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0.12 g
Fructose: 0.19 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.98 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Saltine cracker

Sugars: 1.29 g
Fiber: 2.8 g

All nutrients for Saltine cracker per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 23% 45% 9.46g 3.4 times more than Broccoli
Fats 13% 38% 8.64g 3.9 times less than Cheese
Carbs 25% 8% 74.05g 2.6 times more than Rice
Calories 16% 13% 418kcal 8.9 times more than Orange
Starch 28% 87% 67.83g 4.4 times more than Potato
Fructose 0% 91% 0.19g 31.1 times less than Apple
Sugars 1% 64% 1.29g 7 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 7% 28% 2.8g 1.2 times more than Orange
Calcium 2% 55% 19mg 6.6 times less than Milk
Iron 31% 10% 5.57mg 2.1 times more than Beef
Magnesium 6% 50% 23mg 6.1 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 15% 63% 102mg 1.8 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 70% 152mg Equal to Cucumber
Sodium 39% 6% 941mg 1.9 times more than White Bread
Zinc 6% 62% 0.69mg 9.1 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 40% 0.14mg Equal to Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 73% 2IU 8353 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 8% 45% 1.15mg 1.3 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 47% 13% 0.7mg 2.6 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 29% 15% 0.49mg 3.7 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 32% 22% 6.44mg 1.5 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 5% 56% 0.54mg 2.1 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 4% 68% 0.09mg 1.4 times less than Oat
Folate, total 34% 21% 134µg 2.2 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 2% 63% 0.09µg 7.8 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 32% 46% 25.4µg 4 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 29% 26% 117µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 76% 0.12mg 2.6 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 80% 0.27mg 2.7 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 79% 0.33mg 2.7 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 79% 0.65mg 3.7 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 87% 0.17mg 2.6 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 79% 0.15mg 1.5 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 77% 0.45mg 1.5 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 79% 0.4mg 5.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 80% 0.2mg 3.8 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 58% 0.17g 89.2 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 8% 51% 1.65g 3.6 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 53% 1.99g 4.9 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 18% 4.84g 9.8 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/172746/nutrients

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