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Sugar nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Sugars, granulated
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Sugar

Sugar
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.
68 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 tsp (4.2 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.
-0.1 (neutral)
Calories
387
100% Carbs
84% Calories
79% Sugars
20% Sucrose
12% Selenium
Explanation: This food contains more Carbs than 100% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (0%) which contain more Carbs, this food itself is rich in Carbs more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Calories, Sugars, Sucrose and Selenium

Sugar Glycemic index (GI)

68
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 50 g
0%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 33%
99.98 g of 300 g
33%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
0.02 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
0 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 387
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 1mg
33%
TotalCarbohydrate 100g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 100g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 0g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 1mg 0%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 2mg 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
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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: 1 mg of 1,000 mg 0%
Iron: 0.05 mg of 18 mg 0%
Magnesium: 0 mg of 400 mg 0%
Phosphorus: 0 mg of 1,000 mg 0%
Potassium: 2 mg of 3,500 mg 0%
Sodium: 1 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.01 mg of 15 mg 0%
Copper: 0.007 mg of 2 mg 0%
Manganese: 0.004 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 0.6 µg of 70 µg 1%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Selenium
0.6 mg
TOP 88%
Iron
0.05 mg
TOP 95%
Copper
0.007 mg
TOP 96%
Manganese
0.004 mg
TOP 96%
Calcium
1 mg
TOP 97%
Zinc
0.01 mg
TOP 98%
Sodium
1 mg
TOP 98%
Potassium
2 mg
TOP 98%
Choline
0 mg
TOP 100%
Phosphorus
0 mg
TOP 100%
Magnesium
0 mg
TOP 100%

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 mg of 2 mg 0%
Vitamin B2: 0.019 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B3: 0 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 10 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0 mg of 2 mg 0%
Folate, total: 0 µg of 400 µg 0%
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

Vitamin B2
0.019 µg
TOP 92%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin K
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folate, total
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B6
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B5
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B3
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B1
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin E
0 µg
TOP 100%

Carbohyrates breakdown for Sugar

Starch: g
Sucrose: 99.8 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Sugar

Sugars: 99.8 g
Fiber: 0 g

All nutrients for Sugar per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 0% 100% 0g N/A
Fats 0% 100% 0g N/A
Carbs 33% 0% 99.98g 3.5 times more than Rice
Calories 15% 16% 387kcal 8.2 times more than Orange
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A
Sugars 111% 21% 99.8g 11.1 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 0% 97% 1mg 125 times less than Milk
Iron 0% 95% 0.05mg 52 times less than Beef
Magnesium 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Phosphorus 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Potassium 0% 98% 2mg 73.5 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 98% 1mg 490 times less than White Bread
Zinc 0% 98% 0.01mg 631 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 96% 0.01mg 20.3 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 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B2 1% 92% 0.02mg 6.8 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B5 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B6 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Folate, total 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 100% 0g N/A

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/169655/nutrients

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