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Star anise nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Spices, anise seed
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Star anise

Star anise
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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89 (high)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
337
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
35.42 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 tsp, whole (2.1 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.
-18.2 (alkaline)
98% Iron
94% Potassium
94% Calcium
91% Fiber
89% Magnesium
Explanation: The given food contains more Iron than 98% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Iron than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Potassium, Calcium, Fiber, and Magnesium.

Star anise Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
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89

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 194% 1386% 122% 189% 128% 3% 145% 304% 300% 28% 0%
Calcium: 646 mg of 1,000 mg 65%
Iron: 36.96 mg of 8 mg 462%
Magnesium: 170 mg of 420 mg 40%
Phosphorus: 440 mg of 700 mg 63%
Potassium: 1441 mg of 3,400 mg 42%
Sodium: 16 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 5.3 mg of 11 mg 48%
Copper: 0.91 mg of 1 mg 101%
Manganese: 2.3 mg of 2 mg 100%
Selenium: 5 µg of 55 µg 9%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
36.96 mg
TOP 2%
Calcium
646 mg
TOP 6%
Potassium
1441 mg
TOP 6%
Phosphorus
440 mg
TOP 11%
Magnesium
170 mg
TOP 11%
Zinc
5.3 mg
TOP 17%
Copper
0.91 mg
TOP 17%
Manganese
2.3 mg
TOP 27%
Selenium
5 µg
TOP 67%
Sodium
16 mg
TOP 82%

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 19% 0% 0% 70% 86% 67% 58% 48% 150% 8% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 311 IU of 5,000 IU 6%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 21 mg of 90 mg 23%
Vitamin B1: 0.34 mg of 1 mg 28%
Vitamin B2: 0.29 mg of 1 mg 22%
Vitamin B3: 3.06 mg of 16 mg 19%
Vitamin B5: 0.797 mg of 5 mg 16%
Vitamin B6: 0.65 mg of 1 mg 50%
Folate: 10 µg of 400 µg 3%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B6
0.65 mg
TOP 18%
Vitamin C
21 mg
TOP 19%
Vitamin B1
0.34 mg
TOP 25%
Vitamin B2
0.29 mg
TOP 28%
Vitamin A
311 IU
TOP 29%
Vitamin B5
0.797 mg
TOP 41%
Vitamin B3
3.06 mg
TOP 50%
Folate
10 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

18% 16% 51% 10% 7%
Protein:
Daily Value: 35%
17.6 g of 50 g
35%
Fats:
Daily Value: 24%
15.9 g of 65 g
24%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 17%
50.02 g of 300 g
17%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
9.54 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
6.94 g

Fat type information

0.586% 9.78% 3.15%
Saturated Fat: 0.586 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.78 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.15 g

Fiber content ratio for Star anise

14.6% 35.42%
Sugar: 0 g
Fiber: 14.6 g
Other: 35.42 g

All nutrients for Star anise per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 24% 35.42g 1.5 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 42% 30% 17.6g 6.2 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 24% 21% 15.9g 2.1 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 17% 21% 50.02g 1.8 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 17% 25% 337kcal 7.2 times more than Orange Orange
Fiber 58% 9% 14.6g 6.1 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 65% 6% 646mg 5.2 times more than Milk Milk
Iron 462% 2% 36.96mg 14.2 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 40% 11% 170mg 1.2 times more than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 63% 11% 440mg 2.4 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 42% 6% 1441mg 9.8 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 1% 82% 16mg 30.6 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 48% 17% 5.3mg 1.2 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 101% 17% 0.91mg 6.4 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 6% 29% 311IU 53.7 times less than Carrot Carrot
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 23% 19% 21mg 2.5 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 28% 25% 0.34mg 1.3 times more than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 22% 28% 0.29mg 2.2 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 19% 50% 3.06mg 3.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 16% 41% 0.8mg 1.4 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 50% 18% 0.65mg 5.5 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 3% 62% 10µg 6.1 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Saturated Fat 3% 68% 0.59g 10.1 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 16% 9.78g Equal to Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 24% 3.15g 15 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 337
% Daily Value*
25%
Total Fat 16g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 16mg
17%
Total Carbohydrate 50g
60%
Dietary Fiber 15g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 18g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 646mg 65%

Iron 37mg 463%

Potassium 1,441mg 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
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ 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
ok
 ⓘ 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
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ 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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Star anise nutrition infographic

Star anise nutrition infographic
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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/171316/nutrients

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