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Pretzel nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Snacks, pretzels, hard, plain, salted
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Pretzel

Pretzel
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.
83 (high)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
10 twists (60 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.
3.9 (acidic )
Calories
384
96% Sodium
96% Carbs
88% Iron
83% Calories
80% Vitamin B1
Explanation: This food contains more Sodium than 96% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (4%) 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, Calories and Vitamin B1

Pretzel Glycemic index (GI)

83
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 20%
10.04 g of 50 g
20%
Fats:
Daily Value: 5%
2.93 g of 65 g
5%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 27%
80.39 g of 300 g
27%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
3.13 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
3.51 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 384
% Daily Value*
5%
Total Fat 3g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 1,240mg
27%
TotalCarbohydrate 80g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars 2g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 10g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 27mg 3%

Iron 5mg 28%

Potassium 223mg 6%

*
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
limit break
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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
limit break
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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: 27 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 4.58 mg of 18 mg 25%
Magnesium: 29 mg of 400 mg 7%
Phosphorus: 128 mg of 1,000 mg 13%
Potassium: 223 mg of 3,500 mg 6%
Sodium: 1240 mg of 2,400 mg 52%
Zinc: 1.04 mg of 15 mg 7%
Copper: 0.156 mg of 2 mg 8%
Manganese: 1.015 mg of 2 mg 51%
Selenium: 4.4 µg of 70 µg 6%
Choline: 29.5 mg of 550 mg 5%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
1240 mg
TOP 4%
Iron
4.58 mg
TOP 12%
Manganese
1.015 mg
TOP 32%
Magnesium
29 mg
TOP 34%
Copper
0.156 mg
TOP 36%
Calcium
27 mg
TOP 46%
Zinc
1.04 mg
TOP 53%
Potassium
223 mg
TOP 54%
Phosphorus
128 mg
TOP 57%
Selenium
4.4 mg
TOP 69%
Choline
29.5 mg
TOP 71%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.47 mg of 20 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 2.1 mg of 60 mg 4%
Vitamin B1: 0.424 mg of 2 mg 28%
Vitamin B2: 0.332 mg of 2 mg 20%
Vitamin B3: 5.27 mg of 20 mg 26%
Vitamin B5: 0.322 mg of 10 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.074 mg of 2 mg 4%
Folate, total: 166 µg of 400 µg 42%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 2.8 µg of 80 µg 4%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folate, total
166 µg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B1
0.424 µg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B2
0.332 µg
TOP 23%
Vitamin B3
5.27 µg
TOP 30%
Vitamin C
2.1 µg
TOP 35%
Vitamin E
0.47 µg
TOP 58%
Vitamin K
2.8 µg
TOP 61%
Vitamin B6
0.074 µg
TOP 71%
Vitamin B5
0.322 µg
TOP 72%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 97 mg of 280 mg 35%
Threonine: 250 mg of 1,050 mg 24%
Isoleucine: 407 mg of 1,400 mg 29%
Leucine: 757 mg of 2,730 mg 28%
Lysine: 257 mg of 2,100 mg 12%
Methionine: 177 mg of 1,050 mg 17%
Phenylalanine: 520 mg of 1,750 mg 30%
Valine: 480 mg of 1,820 mg 26%
Histidine: 220 mg of 700 mg 31%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.391 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.727 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.291 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Pretzel

Starch: 72.58 g
Sucrose: g
Glucose: 0.69 g
Fructose: 0.31 g
Lactose: g
Maltose: 1.11 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Pretzel

Sugars: 2.21 g
Fiber: 3.4 g

All nutrients for Pretzel per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 24% 44% 10.04g 3.6 times more than Broccoli
Fats 5% 62% 2.93g 11.4 times less than Cheese
Carbs 27% 4% 80.39g 2.9 times more than Rice
Calories 15% 17% 384kcal 8.2 times more than Orange
Starch 30% 87% 72.58g 4.7 times more than Potato
Fructose 0% 90% 0.31g 19 times less than Apple
Sugars 2% 59% 2.21g 4.1 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 9% 24% 3.4g 1.4 times more than Orange
Calcium 3% 46% 27mg 4.6 times less than Milk
Iron 25% 12% 4.58mg 1.8 times more than Beef
Magnesium 7% 34% 29mg 4.8 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 18% 57% 128mg 1.4 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 5% 54% 223mg 1.5 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 52% 4% 1240mg 2.5 times more than White Bread
Zinc 9% 53% 1.04mg 6.1 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 36% 0.16mg 1.1 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin E 3% 58% 0.47mg 3.1 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 2% 35% 2.1mg 25.2 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 28% 20% 0.42mg 1.6 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 20% 23% 0.33mg 2.6 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 26% 30% 5.27mg 1.8 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 72% 0.32mg 3.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 4% 71% 0.07mg 1.6 times less than Oat
Folate, total 42% 20% 166µg 2.7 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 4% 61% 2.8µg 36.3 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 79% 0.1mg 3.1 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 81% 0.25mg 2.9 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 76% 0.41mg 2.2 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 77% 0.76mg 3.2 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 83% 0.26mg 1.8 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 77% 0.18mg 1.8 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 75% 0.52mg 1.3 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 76% 0.48mg 4.2 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 78% 0.22mg 3.4 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 72% 0g 3722.5 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 2% 72% 0.39g 15.1 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 68% 0.73g 13.5 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 40% 1.29g 36.5 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/167555/nutrients

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