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Tempeh nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Tempeh

Tempeh
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.
15 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
192
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
7.64 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (166 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.
7.6 (acidic)
83% Magnesium
83% Potassium
81% Copper
81% Polyunsaturated fat
80% Calcium
Explanation: The given food contains more Magnesium than 83% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Magnesium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Potassium, Copper, Polyunsaturated fat, and Calcium.

Tempeh Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
15

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187% 170% 0% 0%
Calcium: 111 mg of 1,000 mg 11%
Iron: 2.7 mg of 8 mg 34%
Magnesium: 81 mg of 420 mg 19%
Phosphorus: 266 mg of 700 mg 38%
Potassium: 412 mg of 3,400 mg 12%
Sodium: 9 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 1.14 mg of 11 mg 10%
Copper: 0.56 mg of 1 mg 62%
Manganese: 1.3 mg of 2 mg 57%
Selenium: 0 µg of 55 µg 0%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Magnesium
81 mg
TOP 17%
Potassium
412 mg
TOP 17%
Copper
0.56 mg
TOP 19%
Phosphorus
266 mg
TOP 20%
Calcium
111 mg
TOP 20%
Iron
2.7 mg
TOP 25%
Manganese
1.3 mg
TOP 30%
Zinc
1.14 mg
TOP 51%
Sodium
9 mg
TOP 86%
Selenium
0 µg
TOP 100%

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 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 0%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.078 mg of 1 mg 7%
Vitamin B2: 0.358 mg of 1 mg 28%
Vitamin B3: 2.64 mg of 16 mg 17%
Vitamin B5: 0.278 mg of 5 mg 6%
Vitamin B6: 0.215 mg of 1 mg 17%
Folate: 24 µg of 400 µg 6%
Vitamin B12: 0.08 µg of 2 µg 3%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B2
0.358 mg
TOP 20%
Folate
24 µg
TOP 45%
Vitamin B6
0.215 mg
TOP 47%
Vitamin B3
2.64 mg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B1
0.078 mg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B12
0.08 µg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B5
0.278 mg
TOP 75%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

21% 11% 8% 60% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 41%
20.29 g of 50 g
41%
Fats:
Daily Value: 17%
10.8 g of 65 g
17%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 3%
7.64 g of 300 g
3%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
59.65 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
1.62 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 208% 228% 189% 158% 130% 50% 154% 152% 200%
Tryptophan: 194 mg of 280 mg 69%
Threonine: 796 mg of 1,050 mg 76%
Isoleucine: 880 mg of 1,400 mg 63%
Leucine: 1430 mg of 2,730 mg 52%
Lysine: 908 mg of 2,100 mg 43%
Methionine: 175 mg of 1,050 mg 17%
Phenylalanine: 893 mg of 1,750 mg 51%
Valine: 920 mg of 1,820 mg 51%
Histidine: 466 mg of 700 mg 67%

Fat type information

2.539% 3.205% 4.3%
Saturated Fat: 2.539 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.205 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.3 g

All nutrients for Tempeh per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 50% 7.64g 7.1 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 48% 24% 20.29g 7.2 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 17% 32% 10.8g 3.1 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 3% 53% 7.64g 3.7 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 10% 50% 192kcal 4.1 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 11% 20% 111mg 1.1 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 34% 25% 2.7mg Equal to Beef Beef
Magnesium 19% 17% 81mg 1.7 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 38% 20% 266mg 1.5 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 12% 17% 412mg 2.8 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 0% 86% 9mg 54.4 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 10% 51% 1.14mg 5.5 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 62% 19% 0.56mg 3.9 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A Carrot
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 7% 57% 0.08mg 3.4 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 28% 20% 0.36mg 2.8 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 17% 53% 2.64mg 3.6 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 6% 75% 0.28mg 4.1 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 17% 47% 0.22mg 1.8 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 6% 45% 24µg 2.5 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 3% 63% 0.08µg 8.8 times less than Pork Pork
Tryptophan 0% 66% 0.19mg 1.6 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 65% 0.8mg 1.1 times more than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 64% 0.88mg Equal to Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 67% 1.43mg 1.7 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 72% 0.91mg 2 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 77% 0.18mg 1.8 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 59% 0.89mg 1.3 times more than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 66% 0.92mg 2.2 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 69% 0.47mg 1.6 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 13% 42% 2.54g 2.3 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 42% 3.21g 3.1 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 19% 4.3g 11 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 192
% Daily Value*
17%
Total Fat 11g
14%
Saturated Fat 3g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 9mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 8g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 20g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 111mg 11%

Iron 3mg 38%

Potassium 412mg 12%

*
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.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
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.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
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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Tempeh nutrition infographic

Tempeh nutrition infographic
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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/174272/nutrients

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