Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis

Shortbread nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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

Important nutritional characteristics for Shortbread

Shortbread
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.
64 (medium)
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 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.
2.7 (acidic )
Calories
514
95% Calories
91% Fats
87% Polyunsaturated fat
85% Carbs
85% Saturated Fat
Explanation: This food contains more Calories than 95% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (5%) which contain more Calories, this food itself is rich in Calories more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Fats, Polyunsaturated fat, Carbs and Saturated Fat

Shortbread Glycemic index (GI)

64
Similar food data
56 Puff pastry Puff pastry
74 Saltine cracker Saltine cracker

Shortbread nutrition infographic

Shortbread nutrition infographic
Copy infographic link

Check out similar food or compare with current

Macronutrients chart

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

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 514
% Daily Value*
40%
Total Fat 26g
40%
Saturated Fat 8g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
15%
Sodium 353mg
21%
TotalCarbohydrate 64g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 22g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 13mg 1%

Iron 3mg 17%

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
details
High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
limit break
details
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
ok
details
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
ok
details
Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
ok
details
Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 13 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 2.98 mg of 18 mg 17%
Magnesium: 14 mg of 400 mg 4%
Phosphorus: 66 mg of 1,000 mg 7%
Potassium: 88 mg of 3,500 mg 3%
Sodium: 353 mg of 2,400 mg 15%
Zinc: 0.49 mg of 15 mg 3%
Copper: 0.09 mg of 2 mg 5%
Manganese: 0.393 mg of 2 mg 20%
Selenium: 6.2 µg of 70 µg 9%
Choline: 0.9 mg of 550 mg 0%

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 mg
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%
Choline
0.9 mg
TOP 96%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 1 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 2.44 mg of 20 mg 12%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.353 mg of 2 mg 24%
Vitamin B2: 0.314 mg of 2 mg 18%
Vitamin B3: 3.275 mg of 20 mg 16%
Vitamin B5: 0.321 mg of 10 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.071 mg of 2 mg 4%
Folate, total: 81 µg of 400 µg 20%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 11 µg of 80 µg 14%
Folic acid (B9): 61 µg of 400 µg 15%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.353 µg
TOP 24%
Vitamin B2
0.314 µg
TOP 24%
Folate, total
81 µg
TOP 27%
Folic acid (B9)
61 µg
TOP 28%
Vitamin E
2.44 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin B3
3.275 µg
TOP 49%
Vitamin K
11 µg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B5
0.321 µg
TOP 72%
Vitamin B6
0.071 µg
TOP 72%
Vitamin A
1 µg
TOP 75%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 8.105 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.708 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.326 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Shortbread

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

Sugars: 21.65 g
Fiber: 1.3 g

All nutrients for Shortbread per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 13% 59% 5.37g 1.9 times more than Broccoli
Fats 40% 9% 26.22g 1.3 times less than Cheese
Carbs 21% 15% 63.78g 2.3 times more than Rice
Calories 20% 5% 514kcal 10.9 times more than Orange
Starch 17% 88% 40.47g 2.6 times more than Potato
Fructose 0% 90% 0.3g 19.7 times less than Apple
Sugars 24% 32% 21.65g 2.4 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 3% 46% 1.3g 1.8 times less than Orange
Calcium 1% 68% 13mg 9.6 times less than Milk
Iron 17% 21% 2.98mg 1.1 times more than Beef
Magnesium 4% 75% 14mg 10 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 9% 73% 66mg 2.8 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 2% 85% 88mg 1.7 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 15% 30% 353mg 1.4 times less than White Bread
Zinc 4% 70% 0.49mg 12.9 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 57% 0.09mg 1.6 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 75% 1IU 16706 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 16% 39% 2.44mg 1.7 times more than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 24% 24% 0.35mg 1.3 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 18% 24% 0.31mg 2.4 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 16% 49% 3.28mg 2.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 72% 0.32mg 3.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 4% 72% 0.07mg 1.7 times less than Oat
Folate, total 20% 27% 81µg 1.3 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 14% 50% 11µg 9.2 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 15% 28% 61µg INF times more than Banana
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 47% 0.71g 20.9 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 41% 15% 8.11g 1.4 times more than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 24% 6.71g 1.5 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 13% 8.33g 5.7 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/174967/nutrients

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