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Taco nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Fast foods, taco with beef, cheese and lettuce, hard shell
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Taco

Taco
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.
67 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 each taco (69 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.
4.5 (acidic )
Calories
226
78% Fiber
76% Calcium
76% Polyunsaturated fat
74% Sodium
73% Fats
Explanation: This food contains more Fiber than 78% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (22%) which contain more Fiber, this food itself is rich in Fiber more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Calcium, Polyunsaturated fat, Sodium and Fats

Taco Glycemic index (GI)

67
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 18%
8.86 g of 50 g
18%
Fats:
Daily Value: 20%
12.7 g of 65 g
20%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 7%
19.85 g of 300 g
7%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
57.02 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
1.57 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 226
% Daily Value*
20%
Total Fat 13g
20%
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat g
9%
Cholesterol 28mg
17%
Sodium 397mg
7%
TotalCarbohydrate 20g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars 1g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 4mcg 1%

Calcium 89mg 9%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 209mg 6%

*
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: 89 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 1.19 mg of 18 mg 7%
Magnesium: 32 mg of 400 mg 8%
Phosphorus: 178 mg of 1,000 mg 18%
Potassium: 209 mg of 3,500 mg 6%
Sodium: 397 mg of 2,400 mg 17%
Zinc: 1.75 mg of 15 mg 12%
Copper: 0.077 mg of 2 mg 4%
Manganese: 0.249 mg of 2 mg 12%
Selenium: 9.2 µg of 70 µg 13%
Choline: 32 mg of 550 mg 6%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
89 mg
TOP 24%
Sodium
397 mg
TOP 26%
Magnesium
32 mg
TOP 30%
Zinc
1.75 mg
TOP 42%
Phosphorus
178 mg
TOP 45%
Manganese
0.249 mg
TOP 48%
Iron
1.19 mg
TOP 55%
Potassium
209 mg
TOP 57%
Selenium
9.2 mg
TOP 61%
Copper
0.077 mg
TOP 65%
Choline
32 mg
TOP 70%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 131 IU of 5,000 IU 3%
Vitamin E : 0.6 mg of 20 mg 3%
Vitamin D: 0.1 µg of 10 µg 1%
Vitamin C: 0.4 mg of 60 mg 1%
Vitamin B1: 0.05 mg of 2 mg 3%
Vitamin B2: 0.06 mg of 2 mg 4%
Vitamin B3: 1.65 mg of 20 mg 8%
Vitamin B5: mg of 10 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.09 mg of 2 mg 5%
Folate, total: 19 µg of 400 µg 5%
Vitamin B12: 0.93 µg of 6 µg 16%
Vitamin K: 15.3 µg of 80 µg 19%
Folic acid (B9): 2 µg of 400 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folic acid (B9)
2 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin A
131 µg
TOP 39%
Vitamin B12
0.93 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin K
15.3 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin C
0.4 µg
TOP 48%
Folate, total
19 µg
TOP 49%
Vitamin E
0.6 µg
TOP 54%
Vitamin D
0.1 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin B3
1.65 µg
TOP 61%
Vitamin B6
0.09 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B1
0.05 µg
TOP 72%
Vitamin B2
0.06 µg
TOP 78%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 4.384 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 4.411 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.042 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Taco

Starch: 14.78 g
Sucrose: 0.4 g
Glucose: 0.2 g
Fructose: 0.3 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Taco

Sugars: 0.9 g
Fiber: 3.9 g

All nutrients for Taco per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 21% 47% 8.86g 3.1 times more than Broccoli
Fats 20% 27% 12.7g 2.6 times less than Cheese
Carbs 7% 35% 19.85g 1.4 times less than Rice
Calories 9% 42% 226kcal 4.8 times more than Orange
Starch 6% 93% 14.78g Equal to Potato
Fructose 0% 90% 0.3g 19.7 times less than Apple
Sugars 1% 67% 0.9g 10 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 10% 22% 3.9g 1.6 times more than Orange
Calcium 9% 24% 89mg 1.4 times less than Milk
Iron 7% 55% 1.19mg 2.2 times less than Beef
Magnesium 8% 30% 32mg 4.4 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 25% 45% 178mg Equal to Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 57% 209mg 1.4 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 17% 26% 397mg 1.2 times less than White Bread
Zinc 16% 42% 1.75mg 3.6 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 65% 0.08mg 1.8 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 3% 39% 131IU 127.5 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 4% 54% 0.6mg 2.4 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 1% 60% 0.1µg 22 times less than Egg
Vitamin C 0% 48% 0.4mg 132.5 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 3% 72% 0.05mg 5.3 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 4% 78% 0.06mg 2.2 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 8% 61% 1.65mg 5.8 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 5% 67% 0.09mg 1.3 times less than Oat
Folate, total 5% 49% 19µg 3.2 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 16% 42% 0.93µg 1.3 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 19% 48% 15.3µg 6.6 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 1% 37% 2µg INF times more than Banana
Cholesterol 9% 41% 28mg 13.3 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 49% 0.47g 31.9 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 22% 28% 4.38g 1.3 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 35% 4.41g 2.2 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 24% 3.04g 15.5 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/170689/nutrients

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