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

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*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams
Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan by Ani Harutyunyan | Last updated on February 28, 2022
Education: General Medicine at YSMU
Toffee

Carbs in Toffee

Toffee is a sweet food product made of caramelized sugar, butter, and flour occasionally. It primarily consists of carbs. In 100g of Toffee, there are 65g of carbs. You can compare the carb distribution to the other macronutrients in the chart below.

Macronutrients chart

2% 33% 65%
Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
1.07 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 50%
32.75 g of 65 g
50%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 22%
64.72 g of 300 g
22%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
0.55 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
0.91 g

Toffee provides 22% of the daily carbohydrate requirements.

It is higher in carbs than 14% of all foods.

Carbs per serving size

The serving size for Toffee is one piece, equalling 12 grams.

One serving of Toffee contains 7.8g of carbs.

Net carbs in Toffee

This food does not contain any fiber. Thus, all the carbs in Toffee are net carbs, equalling 65 grams.

Fiber content ratio for Toffee

63.47% 1.25%
Sugar: 63.47 g
Fiber: 0 g
Other: 1.25 g

COMPARISON

Food

Carbs per serving

Carbs per 100g

Toffee

7.8g (12g)

65g

Fudge

13g (17g)

77g

White chocolate

50g (85g)

59g

Caramel

7.8g (10g)

77g

Article author photo Ani Harutyunyan
Education: General Medicine at YSMU
Last updated: February 28, 2022

Important nutritional characteristics for Toffee

Toffee
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)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
560
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
64.72 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 piece (12 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.
0.1 (neutral)
97% Calories
94% Fats
94% Saturated Fat
89% Cholesterol
89% Net carbs
Explanation: The given food contains more Calories than 97% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Calories than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fats, Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Net carbs.

Toffee 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.
51

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 11% 2% 3% 14% 5% 18% 4% 1% 1% 5% 0%
Calcium: 34 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 0.03 mg of 8 mg 0%
Magnesium: 4 mg of 420 mg 1%
Phosphorus: 32 mg of 700 mg 5%
Potassium: 51 mg of 3,400 mg 2%
Sodium: 135 mg of 2,300 mg 6%
Zinc: 0.12 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.003 mg of 1 mg 0%
Manganese: 0.002 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 0.8 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
34 mg
TOP 41%
Sodium
135 mg
TOP 45%
Phosphorus
32 mg
TOP 83%
Selenium
0.8 µg
TOP 84%
Zinc
0.12 mg
TOP 89%
Potassium
51 mg
TOP 91%
Magnesium
4 mg
TOP 93%
Iron
0.03 mg
TOP 96%
Copper
0.003 mg
TOP 97%
Manganese
0.002 mg
TOP 98%

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 70% 19% 0% 1% 2% 16% 1% 9% 3% 2% 14% 7%
Vitamin A: 1152 IU of 5,000 IU 23%
Vitamin E : 0.94 mg of 15 mg 6%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.2 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.008 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.068 mg of 1 mg 5%
Vitamin B3: 0.029 mg of 16 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 0.134 mg of 5 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.009 mg of 1 mg 1%
Folate: 2 µg of 400 µg 1%
Vitamin B12: 0.11 µg of 2 µg 5%
Vitamin K: 2.8 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
1152 IU
TOP 18%
Vitamin E
0.94 mg
TOP 47%
Vitamin C
0.2 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin K
2.8 µg
TOP 61%
Vitamin B12
0.11 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B2
0.068 mg
TOP 76%
Vitamin B5
0.134 mg
TOP 86%
Folate
2 µg
TOP 90%
Vitamin B1
0.008 mg
TOP 94%
Vitamin B6
0.009 mg
TOP 94%
Vitamin B3
0.029 mg
TOP 95%

Fat type information

20.565% 8.964% 1.222%
Saturated Fat: 20.565 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 8.964 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.222 g

All nutrients for Toffee per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 11% 64.72g 1.2 times more than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 3% 84% 1.07g 2.6 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 50% 6% 32.75g Equal to Cheese Cheese
Carbs 22% 14% 64.72g 2.3 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 28% 3% 560kcal 11.9 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 22% 63.47g 7.1 times more than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A Orange
Calcium 3% 41% 34mg 3.7 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 0% 96% 0.03mg 86.7 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 1% 93% 4mg 35 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 5% 83% 32mg 5.7 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 2% 91% 51mg 2.9 times less than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 6% 45% 135mg 3.6 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 1% 89% 0.12mg 52.6 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 0% 97% 0mg 47.3 times less than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin E 6% 47% 0.94mg 1.6 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin C 0% 52% 0.2mg 265 times less than Lemon Lemon
Vitamin B1 1% 94% 0.01mg 33.3 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 5% 76% 0.07mg 1.9 times less than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 95% 0.03mg 330.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 86% 0.13mg 8.4 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1% 94% 0.01mg 13.2 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 1% 90% 2µg 30.5 times less than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 5% 62% 0.11µg 6.4 times less than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 2% 61% 2.8µg 36.3 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Cholesterol 35% 11% 104mg 3.6 times less than Egg Egg
Trans Fat N/A 47% 0.67g 22.1 times less than Margarine Margarine
Saturated Fat 103% 6% 20.57g 3.5 times more than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 18% 8.96g 1.1 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 41% 1.22g 38.6 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 560
% Daily Value*
51%
Total Fat 33g
95%
Saturated Fat 21g
Trans Fat g
35%
Cholesterol 104mg
6%
Sodium 135mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate 65g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 34mg 3%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 51mg 2%

*
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
limit break
 ⓘ 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
limit break
 ⓘ 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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Toffee nutrition infographic

Toffee 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/169671/nutrients

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