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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
39 (low)
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 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.
4.5 (acidic )
Calories
226
78% Fiber
76% Calcium
76% Polyunsaturated fat
74% Sodium
73% Fats
Explanation: The given food contains more Fiber than 78% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Fiber than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Calcium, Polyunsaturated fat, Sodium, and Fats.
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Macronutrients chart

9% 13% 20% 58% 2%
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

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Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 226
% Daily Value*
20%
Total Fat 13g
18%
Saturated Fat 4g
Trans Fat g
9%
Cholesterol 28mg
17%
Sodium 397mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate 20g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 4mcg 1%

Calcium 89mg 9%

Iron 1mg 13%

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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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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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 27% 45% 23% 77% 19% 52% 48% 26% 33% 51% 18%
Calcium: 89 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 1.19 mg of 8 mg 15%
Magnesium: 32 mg of 420 mg 8%
Phosphorus: 178 mg of 700 mg 25%
Potassium: 209 mg of 3,400 mg 6%
Sodium: 397 mg of 2,300 mg 17%
Zinc: 1.75 mg of 11 mg 16%
Copper: 0.077 mg of 1 mg 9%
Manganese: 0.249 mg of 2 mg 11%
Selenium: 9.2 µg of 55 µg 17%
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 µg
TOP 61%
Copper
0.077 mg
TOP 65%
Choline
32 mg
TOP 70%

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 8% 12% 3% 2% 13% 14% 31% 0% 21% 15% 117% 39%
Vitamin A: 131 IU of 5,000 IU 3%
Vitamin E : 0.6 mg of 15 mg 4%
Vitamin D: 0.1 µg of 10 µg 1%
Vitamin C: 0.4 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.05 mg of 1 mg 4%
Vitamin B2: 0.06 mg of 1 mg 5%
Vitamin B3: 1.65 mg of 16 mg 10%
Vitamin B5: mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.09 mg of 1 mg 7%
Folate: 19 µg of 400 µg 5%
Vitamin B12: 0.93 µg of 2 µg 39%
Vitamin K: 15.3 µg of 120 µg 13%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
131 IU
TOP 39%
Vitamin B12
0.93 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin K
15.3 µg
TOP 48%
Vitamin C
0.4 mg
TOP 48%
Folate
19 µg
TOP 49%
Vitamin E
0.6 mg
TOP 54%
Vitamin D
0.1 µg
TOP 60%
Vitamin B3
1.65 mg
TOP 61%
Vitamin B6
0.09 mg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B1
0.05 mg
TOP 72%
Vitamin B2
0.06 mg
TOP 78%

Fat type information

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

Carbohydrate type breakdown

14.78% 0.4% 0.3%
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

0.9% 3.9% 15.05%
Sugar: 0.9 g
Fiber: 3.9 g
Other: 15.05 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 11% 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
Sugar 0% 67% 0.9g 10 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 16% 22% 3.9g 1.6 times more than Orange
Calcium 9% 24% 89mg 1.4 times less than Milk
Iron 15% 55% 1.19mg 2.2 times less than Beef
Magnesium 8% 30% 32mg 4.4 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 25% 45% 178mg Equal to Chicken meat
Potassium 6% 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 9% 65% 0.08mg 1.8 times less than Shiitake
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 4% 72% 0.05mg 5.3 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 5% 78% 0.06mg 2.2 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 10% 61% 1.65mg 5.8 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B6 7% 67% 0.09mg 1.3 times less than Oat
Folate 5% 49% 19µg 3.2 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 39% 42% 0.93µg 1.3 times more than Pork
Vitamin K 13% 48% 15.3µg 6.6 times less than Broccoli
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 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/170689/nutrients

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