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Wheat gluten nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Vital wheat gluten
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Wheat gluten

Wheat gluten
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.
64 (medium)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
370
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
13.19 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.
41.9 (acidic)
100% Protein
90% Iron
84% Calcium
80% Calories
79% Phosphorus
Explanation: The given food contains more Protein than 100% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Protein than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Iron, Calcium, Calories, and Phosphorus.

Wheat gluten 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.
64

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61% 0% 217% 0%
Calcium: 142 mg of 1,000 mg 14%
Iron: 5.2 mg of 8 mg 65%
Magnesium: 25 mg of 420 mg 6%
Phosphorus: 260 mg of 700 mg 37%
Potassium: 100 mg of 3,400 mg 3%
Sodium: 29 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 0.85 mg of 11 mg 8%
Copper: 0.182 mg of 1 mg 20%
Manganese: 0 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 39.7 µg of 55 µg 72%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
5.2 mg
TOP 10%
Calcium
142 mg
TOP 16%
Phosphorus
260 mg
TOP 21%
Selenium
39.7 µg
TOP 24%
Copper
0.182 mg
TOP 33%
Magnesium
25 mg
TOP 43%
Zinc
0.85 mg
TOP 57%
Sodium
29 mg
TOP 78%
Potassium
100 mg
TOP 83%

Macronutrients chart

76% 2% 14% 9%
Protein:
Daily Value: 150%
75.16 g of 50 g
150%
Fats:
Daily Value: 3%
1.85 g of 65 g
3%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 5%
13.79 g of 300 g
5%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
8.2 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1 g

Fat type information

0.272% 0.156% 0.81%
Saturated Fat: 0.272 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.156 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.81 g

Fiber content ratio for Wheat gluten

0.6% 13.19%
Sugar: 0 g
Fiber: 0.6 g
Other: 13.19 g

All nutrients for Wheat gluten per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 40% 13.19g 4.1 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 179% 0% 75.16g 26.7 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 3% 68% 1.85g 18 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 5% 42% 13.79g 2 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 19% 20% 370kcal 7.9 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 100% 0g N/A Coca-Cola
Fiber 2% 55% 0.6g 4 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 14% 16% 142mg 1.1 times more than Milk Milk
Iron 65% 10% 5.2mg 2 times more than Beef Beef
Magnesium 6% 43% 25mg 5.6 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 37% 21% 260mg 1.4 times more than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 83% 100mg 1.5 times less than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 1% 78% 29mg 16.9 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 8% 57% 0.85mg 7.4 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 20% 33% 0.18mg 1.3 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A Carrot
Vitamin E 0% 100% 0mg N/A Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 0% 100% 0mg N/A Pea
Vitamin B2 0% 100% 0mg N/A Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 100% 0mg N/A Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 0% 100% 0mg N/A Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0% 100% 0mg N/A Oat
Folate 0% 100% 0µg N/A Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A Broccoli
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Saturated Fat 1% 75% 0.27g 21.7 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 79% 0.16g 62.8 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 50% 0.81g 58.2 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 370
% Daily Value*
3%
Total Fat 2g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 29mg
5%
Total Carbohydrate 14g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 75g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 142mg 14%

Iron 5mg 63%

Potassium 100mg 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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 ⓘ 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
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.
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Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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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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Wheat gluten nutrition infographic

Wheat gluten 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/168147/nutrients

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