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Soy sauce nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Soy sauce made from soy and wheat (shoyu)
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Soy sauce

Soy sauce
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.
15 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 tbsp (16 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.
-1.4 (alkaline)
Calories
53
99% Sodium
85% Potassium
83% Magnesium
68% Manganese
58% Calcium
Explanation: This food contains more Sodium than 99% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (1%) 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 Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese and Calcium

Soy sauce Glycemic index (GI)

15
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 16%
8.14 g of 50 g
16%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.57 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 2%
4.93 g of 300 g
2%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
71.15 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
15.21 g

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Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 53
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 5,493mg
2%
TotalCarbohydrate 5g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars 0g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 33mg 3%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 435mg 12%

*
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
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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: 33 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 1.45 mg of 18 mg 8%
Magnesium: 74 mg of 400 mg 19%
Phosphorus: 166 mg of 1,000 mg 17%
Potassium: 435 mg of 3,500 mg 12%
Sodium: 5493 mg of 2,400 mg 229%
Zinc: 0.87 mg of 15 mg 6%
Copper: 0.043 mg of 2 mg 2%
Manganese: 1.018 mg of 2 mg 51%
Selenium: 0.5 µg of 70 µg 1%
Choline: 18.3 mg of 550 mg 3%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
5493 mg
TOP 1%
Potassium
435 mg
TOP 15%
Magnesium
74 mg
TOP 17%
Manganese
1.018 mg
TOP 32%
Calcium
33 mg
TOP 42%
Phosphorus
166 mg
TOP 49%
Iron
1.45 mg
TOP 49%
Zinc
0.87 mg
TOP 57%
Choline
18.3 mg
TOP 76%
Copper
0.043 mg
TOP 83%
Selenium
0.5 mg
TOP 89%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.033 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.165 mg of 2 mg 10%
Vitamin B3: 2.196 mg of 20 mg 11%
Vitamin B5: 0.297 mg of 10 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.148 mg of 2 mg 7%
Folate, total: 14 µg of 400 µg 4%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folate, total
14 µg
TOP 54%
Vitamin B2
0.165 µg
TOP 55%
Vitamin B6
0.148 µg
TOP 56%
Vitamin B3
2.196 µg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B5
0.297 µg
TOP 74%
Vitamin B1
0.033 µg
TOP 80%
Vitamin K
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin E
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 96 mg of 280 mg 34%
Threonine: 271 mg of 1,050 mg 26%
Isoleucine: 318 mg of 1,400 mg 23%
Leucine: 537 mg of 2,730 mg 20%
Lysine: 381 mg of 2,100 mg 18%
Methionine: 97 mg of 1,050 mg 9%
Phenylalanine: 353 mg of 1,750 mg 20%
Valine: 332 mg of 1,820 mg 18%
Histidine: 174 mg of 700 mg 25%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.073 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.088 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.263 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Soy sauce

Starch: g
Sucrose: 0.1 g
Glucose: 0.3 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Soy sauce

Sugars: 0.4 g
Fiber: 0.8 g

All nutrients for Soy sauce per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 19% 50% 8.14g 2.9 times more than Broccoli
Fats 1% 79% 0.57g 58.4 times less than Cheese
Carbs 2% 60% 4.93g 5.7 times less than Rice
Calories 2% 86% 53kcal 1.1 times more than Orange
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A
Sugars 0% 72% 0.4g 22.4 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 2% 53% 0.8g 3 times less than Orange
Calcium 3% 42% 33mg 3.8 times less than Milk
Iron 8% 49% 1.45mg 1.8 times less than Beef
Magnesium 19% 17% 74mg 1.9 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 24% 49% 166mg 1.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 9% 15% 435mg 3 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 229% 1% 5493mg 11.2 times more than White Bread
Zinc 8% 57% 0.87mg 7.3 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 83% 0.04mg 3.3 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A
Vitamin E 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 2% 80% 0.03mg 8.1 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 10% 55% 0.17mg 1.3 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 11% 57% 2.2mg 4.4 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 74% 0.3mg 3.8 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 7% 56% 0.15mg 1.2 times more than Oat
Folate, total 4% 54% 14µg 4.4 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 79% 0.1mg 3.2 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 80% 0.27mg 2.7 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 80% 0.32mg 2.9 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 81% 0.54mg 4.5 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 78% 0.38mg 1.2 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 83% 0.1mg Equal to Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 80% 0.35mg 1.9 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 82% 0.33mg 6.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 81% 0.17mg 4.3 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 83% 0.07g 80.8 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 82% 0.09g 111.4 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 74% 0.26g 179.4 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/174277/nutrients

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