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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
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 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 )
Calories
514
95% Calories
91% Fats
87% Polyunsaturated fat
85% Carbs
85% Saturated Fat
Explanation: The given food contains more Calories than 95% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calories than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fats, Polyunsaturated fat, Carbs, and Saturated Fat.
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Macronutrients chart

6% 27% 64% 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

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Nutrition Facts
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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
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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 4% 112% 10% 29% 8% 47% 14% 30% 52% 34% 1%
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%
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 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%
Choline
0.9 mg
TOP 96%

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 1% 49% 0% 0% 89% 73% 62% 20% 17% 61% 0% 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%
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 49%
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%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

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

Carbohydrate type breakdown

40.47% 20.99%
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

21.65% 1.3% 40.83%
Sugar: 21.65 g
Fiber: 1.3 g
Other: 40.83 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 26% 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
Sugar 0% 32% 21.65g 2.4 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 5% 46% 1.3g 1.8 times less than Orange
Calcium 1% 68% 13mg 9.6 times less than Milk
Iron 37% 21% 2.98mg 1.1 times more than Beef
Magnesium 3% 75% 14mg 10 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 9% 73% 66mg 2.8 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 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 10% 57% 0.09mg 1.6 times less than Shiitake
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 29% 24% 0.35mg 1.3 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 24% 24% 0.31mg 2.4 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 20% 49% 3.28mg 2.9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 6% 72% 0.32mg 3.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 5% 72% 0.07mg 1.7 times less than Oat
Folate 20% 27% 81µg 1.3 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 9% 50% 11µg 9.2 times less than Broccoli
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 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/174967/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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