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Taco shells nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Taco shells, baked
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Taco shells

Taco shells
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
69 (medium)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 476
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 56.79 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. 3.5 (acidic)
TOP 8% Calories ⓘHigher in Calories content than 92% of foods
TOP 13% Fats ⓘHigher in Fats content than 87% of foods
TOP 15% Fiber ⓘHigher in Fiber content than 85% of foods
TOP 15% Net carbs ⓘHigher in Net carbs content than 85% of foods
TOP 15% Carbs ⓘHigher in Carbs content than 85% of foods

Taco shells calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 476
Calories in 1 shell 61 12.9 g
Calories in 1 taco 60 12.7 g
Calories in 1 oz 135 28.35 g

Taco shells Glycemic index (GI)

69

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 30% 62% 60% 100% 21% 43% 44% 38% 74% 27% 17%
Calcium: 100 mg of 1,000 mg 10%
Iron: 1.64 mg of 8 mg 21%
Magnesium: 83 mg of 420 mg 20%
Phosphorus: 233 mg of 700 mg 33%
Potassium: 231 mg of 3,400 mg 7%
Sodium: 324 mg of 2,300 mg 14%
Zinc: 1.61 mg of 11 mg 15%
Copper: 0.113 mg of 1 mg 13%
Manganese: 0.56 mg of 2 mg 24%
Selenium: 4.8 µg of 55 µg 9%
Choline: 29.9 mg of 550 mg 5%

Mineral chart - relative view

Magnesium
83 mg
TOP 16%
Calcium
100 mg
TOP 22%
Phosphorus
233 mg
TOP 26%
Sodium
324 mg
TOP 33%
Manganese
0.56 mg
TOP 36%
Zinc
1.61 mg
TOP 44%
Iron
1.64 mg
TOP 45%
Copper
0.113 mg
TOP 47%
Potassium
231 mg
TOP 52%
Selenium
4.8 µg
TOP 68%
Choline
29.9 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 2% 14% 0% 0% 54% 19% 36% 0% 47% 52% 0% 22%
Vitamin A: 17 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.69 mg of 15 mg 5%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.216 mg of 1 mg 18%
Vitamin B2: 0.08 mg of 1 mg 6%
Vitamin B3: 1.867 mg of 16 mg 12%
Vitamin B5: 0 mg of 5 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0.203 mg of 1 mg 16%
Folate: 69 µg of 400 µg 17%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 8.6 µg of 120 µg 7%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folate
69 µg
TOP 30%
Vitamin B1
0.216 mg
TOP 33%
Vitamin B6
0.203 mg
TOP 48%
Vitamin K
8.6 µg
TOP 51%
Vitamin E
0.69 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B3
1.867 mg
TOP 59%
Vitamin A
17 IU
TOP 60%
Vitamin B2
0.08 mg
TOP 73%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

7% 22% 63% 7% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 13%
6.41 g of 50 g
13%
Fats:
Daily Value: 34%
21.79 g of 65 g
34%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 21%
63.49 g of 300 g
21%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
6.4 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.91 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 43% 65% 48% 92% 29% 52% 50% 48% 72%
Tryptophan: 40 mg of 280 mg 14%
Threonine: 227 mg of 1,050 mg 22%
Isoleucine: 220 mg of 1,400 mg 16%
Leucine: 837 mg of 2,730 mg 31%
Lysine: 197 mg of 2,100 mg 9%
Methionine: 180 mg of 1,050 mg 17%
Phenylalanine: 290 mg of 1,750 mg 17%
Valine: 287 mg of 1,820 mg 16%
Histidine: 167 mg of 700 mg 24%

Fat type information

36% 36% 28%
Saturated Fat: 7.105 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 6.935 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 5.495 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

97% 2%
Starch: 54.94 g
Sucrose: 1 g
Glucose: 0.1 g
Fructose: 0.1 g
Lactose: 0.1 g
Maltose: 0.1 g
Galactose: 0.1 g

Fiber content ratio for Taco shells

2% 11% 87%
Sugar: 1.5 g
Fiber: 6.7 g
Other: 55.29 g

All nutrients for Taco shells per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 476kcal 24% 8% 10.1 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 6.41g 15% 56% 2.3 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 21.79g 34% 13% 1.5 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 56.79g N/A 15% Equal to ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 63.49g 21% 15% 2.3 times more than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 1.64mg 21% 45% 1.6 times less than BeefBeef
Calcium 100mg 10% 22% 1.3 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 231mg 7% 52% 1.6 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 83mg 20% 16% 1.7 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 1.5g N/A 63% 6 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 6.7g 27% 15% 2.8 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.11mg 13% 47% 1.3 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 1.61mg 15% 44% 3.9 times less than BeefBeef
Starch 54.94g 23% 88% 3.6 times more than PotatoPotato
Phosphorus 233mg 33% 26% 1.3 times more than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 324mg 14% 33% 1.5 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 17IU 0% 60% 982.7 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0% 72%
Vitamin E 0.69mg 5% 52% 2.1 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 4.8µg 9% 68%
Manganese 0.56mg 24% 36%
Vitamin B1 0.22mg 18% 33% 1.2 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 6% 73% 1.6 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 1.87mg 12% 59% 5.1 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 16% 48% 1.7 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 8.6µg 7% 51% 11.8 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 69µg 17% 30% 1.1 times more than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Trans Fat 0.17g N/A 58% 86.6 times less than MargarineMargarine
Saturated Fat 7.11g 36% 18% 1.2 times more than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 6.94g N/A 23% 1.4 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 5.5g N/A 17% 8.6 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.04mg 0% 88% 7.6 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.23mg 0% 82% 3.2 times less than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 0.22mg 0% 84% 4.2 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 0.84mg 0% 76% 2.9 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 0.2mg 0% 86% 2.3 times less than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.18mg 0% 77% 1.9 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.29mg 0% 82% 2.3 times less than EggEgg
Valine 0.29mg 0% 83% 7.1 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.17mg 0% 81% 4.5 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Fructose 0.1g 0% 92% 59 times less than AppleApple
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - ALA 0.27g N/A 81% 33.9 times less than Canola oilCanola oil
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid 0g N/A 100%
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.01g N/A 84%
Omega-6 - Dihomo-gamma-linoleic acid 0g N/A 100%
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.01g N/A 82%
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 5.1g N/A 82% 2.4 times less than AlmondAlmond

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 476
% Daily Value*
34%
Total Fat 22g
32%
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
14%
Sodium 324mg
21%
Total Carbohydrate 63g
28%
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 100mg 10%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 231mg 7%

*
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.
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No Trans Fats
limit break
 ⓘ 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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Taco shells nutrition infographic

Taco shells nutrition infographic
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References

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  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172800/nutrients

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