Tamale nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more
Carbs in Tamale
Tamale is a Mexicoamerican dish made of corn dough and a banana leaf or corn husk. If the water content is removed, this food is primarily composed of carbs. In 100g of Tamale, there are 18.1g of carbohydrates. In the chart shown below, you can compare the carb content of this food to the distribution of the other nutrients.
Tamale provides 6% of the DV of carbs. It is higher in carbs than 63% of the other foods.
Carbs per serving size
Tamale is served in one piece, equivalent to 186 grams.
One serving of Tamale contains 33.7g of carbs.
Carbohydrate type breakdown
Most carbs in Tamale are starch, equalling 12.3 grams. There are also 1g sugars, composed of maltose, glucose, and fructose.
Carbohydrate type breakdown
Fiber distribution in Tamale
In this food, 3.1g of all carbs are fibers. This food is rich in both soluble and insoluble fiber. Therefore, it can help maintain bowel and cardiovascular health.
Fiber content ratio for Tamale
Tamale net carbs
This dish provides 18.1g of total carbs, 3.1g of which are fibers.
Hence, the net carb content of Tamale equals 15g.
Important nutritional characteristics for Tamale
Tamale Glycemic index (GI)
Tamale Glycemic load (GL)
Mineral coverage chart
Mineral chart - relative view
Vitamin coverage chart
Vitamin chart - relative view
Protein quality breakdown
Fat type information
All nutrients for Tamale per 100g
|Nutrient||Value||DV%||In TOP % of foods||Comparison|
|Calories||153kcal||8%||59%||3.3 times more than Orange|
|Protein||6.28g||15%||56%||2.2 times more than Broccoli|
|Fats||6.12g||9%||46%||5.4 times less than Cheese|
|Vitamin C||1.7mg||2%||37%||31.2 times less than Lemon|
|Net carbs||15.02g||N/A||38%||3.6 times less than Chocolate|
|Carbs||18.12g||6%||37%||1.6 times less than Rice|
|Cholesterol||17mg||6%||44%||21.9 times less than Egg|
|Iron||1.22mg||15%||54%||2.1 times less than Beef|
|Calcium||29mg||3%||44%||4.3 times less than Milk|
|Potassium||131mg||4%||75%||1.1 times less than Cucumber|
|Magnesium||22mg||5%||54%||6.4 times less than Almond|
|Sugar||0.99g||N/A||66%||9.1 times less than Coca-Cola|
|Fiber||3.1g||12%||26%||1.3 times more than Orange|
|Copper||0.06mg||7%||74%||2.3 times less than Shiitake|
|Zinc||1.48mg||13%||46%||4.3 times less than Beef|
|Starch||12.27g||5%||93%||1.2 times less than Potato|
|Phosphorus||99mg||14%||64%||1.8 times less than Chicken meat|
|Sodium||427mg||19%||24%||1.1 times less than White Bread|
|Vitamin A RAE||0µg||0%||100%|
|Vitamin B1||0.05mg||4%||72%||5.3 times less than Pea raw|
|Vitamin B2||0.08mg||6%||73%||1.6 times less than Avocado|
|Vitamin B3||1.59mg||10%||62%||6 times less than Turkey meat|
|Vitamin B5||0.21mg||4%||81%||5.5 times less than Sunflower seed|
|Vitamin B6||0.14mg||11%||56%||1.2 times more than Oat|
|Vitamin B12||0.54µg||23%||48%||1.3 times less than Pork|
|Folate||15µg||4%||53%||4.1 times less than Brussels sprout|
|Saturated Fat||2.4g||12%||43%||2.5 times less than Beef|
|Monounsaturated Fat||2.74g||N/A||46%||3.6 times less than Avocado|
|Polyunsaturated fat||0.69g||N/A||54%||68.6 times less than Walnut|
|Tryptophan||0.05mg||0%||85%||5.9 times less than Chicken meat|
|Threonine||0.24mg||0%||81%||3 times less than Beef|
|Isoleucine||0.27mg||0%||82%||3.4 times less than Salmon|
|Leucine||0.57mg||0%||80%||4.3 times less than Tuna|
|Lysine||0.43mg||0%||78%||1.1 times less than Tofu|
|Methionine||0.15mg||0%||79%||1.6 times more than Quinoa|
|Phenylalanine||0.28mg||0%||83%||2.4 times less than Egg|
|Valine||0.32mg||0%||82%||6.4 times less than Soybean raw|
|Histidine||0.2mg||0%||80%||3.8 times less than Turkey meat|
|Fructose||0.17g||0%||91%||34.7 times less than Apple|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.03g||N/A||92%||315.2 times less than Canola oil|
|Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid||0g||N/A||100%|
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0g||N/A||100%|
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Tamale nutrition infographic
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.