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Sweet onion nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Onions, sweet, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Sweet onion

Sweet onion
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 32
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 6.65 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 NLEA serving (148 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. -1.6 (alkaline)
TOP 30% Vitamin C ⓘHigher in Vitamin C content than 70% of foods
TOP 39% Folate, food ⓘHigher in Folate, food content than 61% of foods
TOP 46% Folate ⓘHigher in Folate content than 54% of foods
TOP 48% Sugar ⓘHigher in Sugar content than 52% of foods
TOP 51% Fiber ⓘHigher in Fiber content than 49% of foods

Sweet onion calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 32
Calories in 1 NLEA serving 47 148 g
Calories in 1 onion 106 331 g

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 10% 7% 12% 11% 2% 4% 19% 10% 3%
Calcium: 20 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 0.26 mg of 8 mg 3%
Magnesium: 9 mg of 420 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 27 mg of 700 mg 4%
Potassium: 119 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 8 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.13 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.056 mg of 1 mg 6%
Manganese: 0.076 mg of 2 mg 3%
Selenium: 0.5 µg of 55 µg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
20 mg
TOP 54%
Manganese
0.076 mg
TOP 63%
Copper
0.056 mg
TOP 77%
Potassium
119 mg
TOP 78%
Phosphorus
27 mg
TOP 85%
Magnesium
9 mg
TOP 85%
Iron
0.26 mg
TOP 87%
Sodium
8 mg
TOP 87%
Zinc
0.13 mg
TOP 88%
Selenium
0.5 µg
TOP 89%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 16% 11% 5% 3% 6% 30% 18% 0% 3% 1%
Vitamin A: 1 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.02 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 4.8 mg of 90 mg 5%
Vitamin B1: 0.041 mg of 1 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.02 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.133 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.098 mg of 5 mg 2%
Vitamin B6: 0.13 mg of 1 mg 10%
Folate: 23 µg of 400 µg 6%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Choline: 5.5 mg of 550 mg 1%
Vitamin K: 0.3 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
4.8 mg
TOP 30%
Folate
23 µg
TOP 46%
Vitamin B6
0.13 mg
TOP 59%
Vitamin A
1 IU
TOP 75%
Vitamin B1
0.041 mg
TOP 76%
Vitamin K
0.3 µg
TOP 84%
Vitamin B5
0.098 mg
TOP 89%
Vitamin B3
0.133 mg
TOP 90%
Choline
5.5 mg
TOP 91%
Vitamin B2
0.02 mg
TOP 92%
Vitamin E
0.02 mg
TOP 93%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

8% 89%
Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
0.8 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.08 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 3%
7.55 g of 300 g
3%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
91.24 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.33 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 10% 6% 3% 3% 5% 3% 5% 4% 5%
Tryptophan: 9 mg of 280 mg 3%
Threonine: 18 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Isoleucine: 14 mg of 1,400 mg 1%
Leucine: 25 mg of 2,730 mg 1%
Lysine: 33 mg of 2,100 mg 2%
Methionine: 9 mg of 1,050 mg 1%
Phenylalanine: 24 mg of 1,750 mg 1%
Valine: 20 mg of 1,820 mg 1%
Histidine: 11 mg of 700 mg 2%

Carbohydrate type breakdown

14% 45% 40%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.72 g
Glucose: 2.26 g
Fructose: 2.02 g
Lactose: 0.02 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Sweet onion

66% 12% 22%
Sugar: 5.02 g
Fiber: 0.9 g
Other: 1.63 g

All nutrients for Sweet onion per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 32kcal 2% 93% 1.5 times less than OrangeOrange
Protein 0.8g 2% 87% 3.5 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 0.08g 0% 94% 416.4 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 4.8mg 5% 30% 11 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 6.65g N/A 53% 8.1 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 7.55g 3% 54% 3.7 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 0.26mg 3% 87% 10 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 20mg 2% 54% 6.3 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 119mg 4% 78% 1.2 times less than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 9mg 2% 85% 15.6 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 5.02g N/A 48% 1.8 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 0.9g 4% 51% 2.7 times less than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.06mg 6% 77% 2.5 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.13mg 1% 88% 48.5 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Starch 0g 0% 100% N/APotato
Phosphorus 27mg 4% 85% 6.7 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 8mg 0% 87% 61.3 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 1IU 0% 75% 16706 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 0% 100%
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0% 93% 73 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 0.5µg 1% 89%
Manganese 0.08mg 3% 63%
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 3% 76% 6.5 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 2% 92% 6.5 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 0.13mg 1% 90% 72 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.1mg 2% 89% 11.5 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 10% 59% 1.1 times more than OatOat
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0% 84% 338.7 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Trans Fat 0g N/A 100% N/AMargarine
Folate 23µg 6% 46% 2.7 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Choline 5.5mg 1% 91%
Tryptophan 0.01mg 0% 96% 33.9 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.02mg 0% 97% 40 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Isoleucine 0.01mg 0% 97% 65.3 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 0.03mg 0% 97% 97.2 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 0.03mg 0% 96% 13.7 times less than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.01mg 0% 96% 10.7 times less than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.02mg 0% 97% 27.8 times less than EggEgg
Valine 0.02mg 0% 97% 101.5 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.01mg 0% 97% 68.1 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Fructose 2.02g 3% 84% 2.9 times less than AppleApple

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 32
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 8mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 8g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 20mg 2%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 119mg 4%

*
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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 ⓘ 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.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ 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
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 ⓘ 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
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ 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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Sweet onion nutrition infographic

Sweet onion nutrition infographic
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. 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/170008/nutrients

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