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Tortilla nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Tortilla, includes plain and from mutton sandwich (Navajo)
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Tortilla

Tortilla
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.
30 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 serving (197 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.
5.4 (acidic )
Calories
237
86% Iron
79% Carbs
79% Sodium
77% Vitamin B1
76% Folate, total
Explanation: This food contains more Iron than 86% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (14%) which contain more Iron, this food itself is rich in Iron more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Carbs, Sodium, Vitamin B1 and Folate, total

Tortilla Glycemic index (GI)

30
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 15%
7.28 g of 50 g
15%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.95 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 17%
49.94 g of 300 g
17%
Water:
Daily Value: 2%
39.96 g of 2,000 g
2%
Other:
1.87 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 237
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
20%
Sodium 482mg
17%
TotalCarbohydrate 50g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 3g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 7g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 70mg 7%

Iron 4mg 22%

Potassium 105mg 3%

*
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
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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
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 70 mg of 1,000 mg 7%
Iron: 3.81 mg of 18 mg 21%
Magnesium: 19 mg of 400 mg 5%
Phosphorus: 146 mg of 1,000 mg 15%
Potassium: 105 mg of 3,500 mg 3%
Sodium: 482 mg of 2,400 mg 20%
Zinc: 0.32 mg of 15 mg 2%
Copper: 0.102 mg of 2 mg 5%
Manganese: 0.268 mg of 2 mg 13%
Selenium: 16.6 µg of 70 µg 24%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
3.81 mg
TOP 14%
Sodium
482 mg
TOP 21%
Calcium
70 mg
TOP 28%
Manganese
0.268 mg
TOP 47%
Selenium
16.6 mg
TOP 51%
Copper
0.102 mg
TOP 51%
Phosphorus
146 mg
TOP 53%
Magnesium
19 mg
TOP 64%
Zinc
0.32 mg
TOP 78%
Potassium
105 mg
TOP 82%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.19 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.37 mg of 2 mg 25%
Vitamin B2: 0.114 mg of 2 mg 7%
Vitamin B3: 4.125 mg of 20 mg 21%
Vitamin B5: 0.17 mg of 10 mg 2%
Vitamin B6: 0.06 mg of 2 mg 3%
Folate, total: 98 µg of 400 µg 25%
Vitamin B12: µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0.4 µg of 80 µg 1%
Folic acid (B9): 87 µg of 400 µg 22%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.37 µg
TOP 23%
Folate, total
98 µg
TOP 24%
Folic acid (B9)
87 µg
TOP 27%
Vitamin B3
4.125 µg
TOP 40%
Vitamin B2
0.114 µg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B6
0.06 µg
TOP 75%
Vitamin E
0.19 µg
TOP 77%
Vitamin K
0.4 µg
TOP 82%
Vitamin B5
0.17 µg
TOP 83%
Vitamin C
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 60 mg of 280 mg 21%
Threonine: 182 mg of 1,050 mg 17%
Isoleucine: 286 mg of 1,400 mg 20%
Leucine: 530 mg of 2,730 mg 19%
Lysine: 157 mg of 2,100 mg 7%
Methionine: 122 mg of 1,050 mg 12%
Phenylalanine: 375 mg of 1,750 mg 21%
Valine: 326 mg of 1,820 mg 18%
Histidine: 165 mg of 700 mg 24%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.296 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.185 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.391 g

Carbohyrates breakdown for Tortilla

Starch: 43.02 g
Sucrose: 0.22 g
Glucose: 0.15 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 2.37 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content / ratio for Tortilla

Sugars: 2.75 g
Fiber: 2.4 g

All nutrients for Tortilla per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 17% 52% 7.28g 2.6 times more than Broccoli
Fats 1% 75% 0.95g 35.1 times less than Cheese
Carbs 17% 21% 49.94g 1.8 times more than Rice
Calories 9% 40% 237kcal 5 times more than Orange
Starch 18% 88% 43.02g 2.8 times more than Potato
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A
Sugars 3% 56% 2.75g 3.3 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 6% 32% 2.4g Equal to Orange
Calcium 7% 28% 70mg 1.8 times less than Milk
Iron 21% 14% 3.81mg 1.5 times more than Beef
Magnesium 5% 64% 19mg 7.4 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 21% 53% 146mg 1.2 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 2% 82% 105mg 1.4 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 20% 21% 482mg Equal to White Bread
Zinc 3% 78% 0.32mg 19.7 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 51% 0.1mg 1.4 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 77% 0.19mg 7.7 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 25% 23% 0.37mg 1.4 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 7% 65% 0.11mg 1.1 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 21% 40% 4.13mg 2.3 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 2% 83% 0.17mg 6.6 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 3% 75% 0.06mg 2 times less than Oat
Folate, total 25% 24% 98µg 1.6 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin K 1% 82% 0.4µg 254 times less than Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 22% 27% 87µg INF times more than Banana
Tryptophan 0% 84% 0.06mg 5.1 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 84% 0.18mg 4 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 81% 0.29mg 3.2 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 81% 0.53mg 4.6 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 88% 0.16mg 2.9 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 81% 0.12mg 1.3 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 80% 0.38mg 1.8 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 82% 0.33mg 6.2 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 82% 0.17mg 4.5 times less than Turkey meat
Saturated Fat 1% 74% 0.3g 19.9 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 78% 0.19g 53 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 67% 0.39g 120.6 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/168041/nutrients

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