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Snickers nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

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*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Snickers

Snickers
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.
55 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 serving 1.66 oz bar (47 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.
2.2 (acidic )
Calories
488
93% Calories
91% Saturated Fat
89% Fats
85% Carbs
76% Calcium
Explanation: This food contains more Calories than 93% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (7%) 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 Saturated Fat, Fats, Carbs and Calcium

Snickers Glycemic index (GI)

55
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 14%
6.86 g of 50 g
14%
Fats:
Daily Value: 38%
24.38 g of 65 g
38%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 21%
62.85 g of 300 g
21%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
4.47 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.44 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 488
% Daily Value*
37%
Total Fat 24g
65%
Saturated Fat 13g
Trans Fat g
3%
Cholesterol 9mg
8%
Sodium 189mg
21%
TotalCarbohydrate 63g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 47g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 90mg 9%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 0mg 0%

*
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
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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: 90 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 0.68 mg of 18 mg 4%
Magnesium: mg of 400 mg 0%
Phosphorus: mg of 1,000 mg 0%
Potassium: mg of 3,500 mg 0%
Sodium: 189 mg of 2,400 mg 8%
Zinc: mg of 15 mg 0%
Copper: mg of 2 mg 0%
Manganese: mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: µg of 70 µg 0%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
90 mg
TOP 24%
Sodium
189 mg
TOP 43%
Iron
0.68 mg
TOP 71%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 120 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.5 mg of 60 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: mg of 2 mg 0%
Vitamin B2: mg of 2 mg 0%
Vitamin B3: mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: mg of 10 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: mg of 2 mg 0%
Folate, total: µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
120 µg
TOP 40%
Vitamin C
0.5 µg
TOP 47%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 12.703 g
Monounsaturated Fat: g
Polyunsaturated fat: g

Fiber content / ratio for Snickers

Sugars: 46.54 g
Fiber: 1.9 g

All nutrients for Snickers per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 16% 54% 6.86g 2.4 times more than Broccoli
Fats 38% 11% 24.38g 1.4 times less than Cheese
Carbs 21% 15% 62.85g 2.2 times more than Rice
Calories 19% 7% 488kcal 10.4 times more than Orange
Sugars 52% 24% 46.54g 5.2 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 5% 38% 1.9g 1.3 times less than Orange
Calcium 9% 24% 90mg 1.4 times less than Milk
Iron 4% 71% 0.68mg 3.8 times less than Beef
Sodium 8% 43% 189mg 2.6 times less than White Bread
Vitamin A 2% 40% 120IU 139.2 times less than Carrot
Vitamin C 1% 47% 0.5mg 106 times less than Lemon
Cholesterol 3% 48% 9mg 41.4 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 50% 0.39g 37.8 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 64% 9% 12.7g 2.2 times more than Beef

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/169663/nutrients

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