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Taffy (candy) nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Candies, taffy, prepared-from-recipe
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Taffy (candy)

Taffy (candy)
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.
51 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 piece (15 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 (alkaline)
Calories
397
99% Carbs
85% Calories
78% Sugars
65% Retinol
60% Vitamin A, RAE
Explanation: This food contains more Carbs than 99% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (1%) 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, Retinol and Vitamin A, RAE

Taffy (candy) Glycemic index (GI)

51
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 0%
0.03 g of 50 g
0%
Fats:
Daily Value: 5%
3.33 g of 65 g
5%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 31%
91.56 g of 300 g
31%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
4.85 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
0.23 g

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Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 397
% Daily Value*
5%
Total Fat 3g
10%
Saturated Fat 2g
Trans Fat g
3%
Cholesterol 9mg
2%
Sodium 52mg
31%
TotalCarbohydrate 92g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 68g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 0g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 8mg 1%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 3mg 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
limit break
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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
limit break
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 8 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.01 mg of 18 mg 0%
Magnesium: 0 mg of 400 mg 0%
Phosphorus: 1 mg of 1,000 mg 0%
Potassium: 3 mg of 3,500 mg 0%
Sodium: 52 mg of 2,400 mg 2%
Zinc: 0.21 mg of 15 mg 1%
Copper: 0 mg of 2 mg 0%
Manganese: 0 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 0.7 µg of 70 µg 1%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Sodium
52 mg
TOP 71%
Calcium
8 mg
TOP 82%
Zinc
0.21 mg
TOP 84%
Selenium
0.7 mg
TOP 86%
Iron
0.01 mg
TOP 97%
Phosphorus
1 mg
TOP 97%
Potassium
3 mg
TOP 98%
Magnesium
0 mg
TOP 100%
Copper
0 mg
TOP 100%
Manganese
0 mg
TOP 100%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 100 IU of 5,000 IU 2%
Vitamin E : 0.09 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.028 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.012 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B3: 0.002 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 0.004 mg of 10 mg 0%
Vitamin B6: 0 mg of 2 mg 0%
Folate, total: 0 µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: 0.01 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0.3 µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
100 µg
TOP 42%
Vitamin B12
0.01 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B1
0.028 µg
TOP 83%
Vitamin K
0.3 µg
TOP 84%
Vitamin E
0.09 µg
TOP 87%
Vitamin B2
0.012 µg
TOP 94%
Vitamin B3
0.002 µg
TOP 97%
Vitamin B5
0.004 µg
TOP 97%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folate, total
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B6
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 2.049 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.838 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.121 g

Fiber content / ratio for Taffy (candy)

Sugars: 68.48 g
Fiber: 0 g

All nutrients for Taffy (candy) per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 0% 96% 0.03g 94 times less than Broccoli
Fats 5% 60% 3.33g 10 times less than Cheese
Carbs 31% 1% 91.56g 3.3 times more than Rice
Calories 15% 15% 397kcal 8.4 times more than Orange
Sugars 76% 22% 68.48g 7.6 times more than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 1% 82% 8mg 15.6 times less than Milk
Iron 0% 97% 0.01mg 260 times less than Beef
Magnesium 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Phosphorus 0% 97% 1mg 182 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 0% 98% 3mg 49 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 2% 71% 52mg 9.4 times less than White Bread
Zinc 2% 84% 0.21mg 30 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin A 2% 42% 100IU 167.1 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 1% 87% 0.09mg 16.2 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 2% 83% 0.03mg 9.5 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 1% 94% 0.01mg 10.8 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 97% 0mg 4786.5 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0% 97% 0mg 282.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Folate, total 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin B12 0% 67% 0.01µg 70 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 0% 84% 0.3µg 338.7 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Cholesterol 3% 48% 9mg 41.4 times less than Egg
Trans Fat 0% 60% 0.13g 113.7 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 10% 47% 2.05g 2.9 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 67% 0.84g 11.7 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 84% 0.12g 389.9 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/169670/nutrients

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