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Shortbread nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Cookies, shortbread, commercially prepared, plain
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Shortbread

Shortbread
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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64 (medium)
Glycemic load 5 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 514
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 62.48 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 cookie (11.8 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. 2.7 (acidic)
TOP 5% Calories ⓘHigher in Calories content than 95% of foods
TOP 9% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 91% of foods
TOP 12% Net carbs ⓘHigher in Net carbs content than 88% of foods
TOP 13% Polyunsaturated fat ⓘHigher in Polyunsaturated fat content than 87% of foods
TOP 15% Carbs ⓘHigher in Carbs content than 85% of foods

Shortbread calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 514
Calories in 1 oz 146 28.35 g
Calories in 1 cookie 61 11.8 g

Shortbread Glycemic index (GI)

64

Shortbread Glycemic load (GL)

5

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 112% 10% 29% 8% 47% 14% 30% 52% 34%
Calcium: 13 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 2.98 mg of 8 mg 37%
Magnesium: 14 mg of 420 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 66 mg of 700 mg 9%
Potassium: 88 mg of 3,400 mg 3%
Sodium: 353 mg of 2,300 mg 15%
Zinc: 0.49 mg of 11 mg 4%
Copper: 0.09 mg of 1 mg 10%
Manganese: 0.393 mg of 2 mg 17%
Selenium: 6.2 µg of 55 µg 11%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
2.98 mg
TOP 21%
Sodium
353 mg
TOP 30%
Manganese
0.393 mg
TOP 41%
Copper
0.09 mg
TOP 57%
Selenium
6.2 µg
TOP 65%
Calcium
13 mg
TOP 68%
Zinc
0.49 mg
TOP 70%
Phosphorus
66 mg
TOP 73%
Magnesium
14 mg
TOP 75%
Potassium
88 mg
TOP 85%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 49% 0% 0% 89% 73% 62% 20% 17% 61% 0% 1% 28%
Vitamin A: 1 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 2.44 mg of 15 mg 16%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.353 mg of 1 mg 29%
Vitamin B2: 0.314 mg of 1 mg 24%
Vitamin B3: 3.275 mg of 16 mg 20%
Vitamin B5: 0.321 mg of 5 mg 6%
Vitamin B6: 0.071 mg of 1 mg 5%
Folate: 81 µg of 400 µg 20%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Choline: 0.9 mg of 550 mg 0%
Vitamin K: 11 µg of 120 µg 9%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.353 mg
TOP 24%
Vitamin B2
0.314 mg
TOP 24%
Folate
81 µg
TOP 27%
Vitamin E
2.44 mg
TOP 39%
Vitamin B3
3.275 mg
TOP 48%
Vitamin K
11 µg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B5
0.321 mg
TOP 72%
Vitamin B6
0.071 mg
TOP 72%
Vitamin A
1 IU
TOP 75%
Choline
0.9 mg
TOP 96%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

6% 26% 62% 4% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 11%
5.37 g of 50 g
11%
Fats:
Daily Value: 40%
26.22 g of 65 g
40%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 21%
63.78 g of 300 g
21%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
3.6 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.03 g

Fat type information

35% 29% 36%
Saturated Fat: 8.105 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.708 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.326 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

65% 34%
Starch: 40.47 g
Sucrose: 20.99 g
Glucose: 0.36 g
Fructose: 0.3 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Shortbread

34% 2% 64%
Sugar: 21.65 g
Fiber: 1.3 g
Other: 40.83 g

All nutrients for Shortbread per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 514kcal 26% 5% 10.9 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 5.37g 13% 59% 1.9 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 26.22g 40% 9% 1.3 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 62.48g N/A 12% 1.2 times more than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 63.78g 21% 15% 2.3 times more than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 2.98mg 37% 21% 1.1 times more than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 13mg 1% 68% 9.6 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 88mg 3% 85% 1.7 times less than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 14mg 3% 75% 10 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 21.65g N/A 32% 2.4 times more than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 1.3g 5% 46% 1.8 times less than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.09mg 10% 57% 1.6 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.49mg 4% 70% 12.9 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Starch 40.47g 17% 88% 2.6 times more than PotatoPotato
Phosphorus 66mg 9% 73% 2.8 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 353mg 15% 30% 1.4 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 1IU 0% 75% 16706 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 0% 100%
Vitamin E 2.44mg 16% 39% 1.7 times more than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 6.2µg 11% 65%
Manganese 0.39mg 17% 41%
Vitamin B1 0.35mg 29% 24% 1.3 times more than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.31mg 24% 24% 2.4 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 3.28mg 20% 48% 2.9 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.32mg 6% 72% 3.5 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 5% 72% 1.7 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 11µg 9% 50% 9.2 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Trans Fat 0.71g N/A 47% 20.9 times less than MargarineMargarine
Folate 81µg 20% 27% 1.3 times more than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 8.11g 41% 15% 1.4 times more than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Choline 0.9mg 0% 96%
Monounsaturated Fat 6.71g N/A 24% 1.5 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 8.33g N/A 13% 5.7 times less than WalnutWalnut
Fructose 0.3g 0% 90% 19.7 times less than AppleApple
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 51% 690 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.89g N/A 79% 10.3 times less than Canola oilCanola oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 51% 85 times less than SalmonSalmon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0g N/A 93%
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.03g N/A 82%
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g N/A 94%
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g N/A 81%
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 7.25g N/A 81% 1.7 times less than AlmondAlmond

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 514
% Daily Value*
40%
Total Fat 26g
36%
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
15%
Sodium 353mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate 64g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 13mg 1%

Iron 3mg 38%

Potassium 88mg 3%

*
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.
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.
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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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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/174967/nutrients

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