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Whey nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Whey, sweet, fluid
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Whey

Whey
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.
24 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (246 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.
-2.1 (alkaline)
Calories
27
65% Calcium
53% Sugars
50% Retinol
47% Vitamin C
44% Vitamin B12
Explanation: This food contains more Calcium than 65% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (35%) which contain more Calcium, this food itself is rich in Calcium more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Sugars, Retinol, Vitamin C and Vitamin B12

Whey Glycemic index (GI)

24
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
0.85 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.36 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 2%
5.14 g of 300 g
2%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
93.12 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.53 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 27
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
1%
Cholesterol 2mg
2%
Sodium 54mg
2%
TotalCarbohydrate 5g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars 5g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 47mg 5%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 161mg 5%

*
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: 47 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Iron: 0.06 mg of 18 mg 0%
Magnesium: 8 mg of 400 mg 2%
Phosphorus: 46 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Potassium: 161 mg of 3,500 mg 5%
Sodium: 54 mg of 2,400 mg 2%
Zinc: 0.13 mg of 15 mg 1%
Copper: 0.004 mg of 2 mg 0%
Manganese: 0.001 mg of 2 mg 0%
Selenium: 1.9 µg of 70 µg 3%
Choline: 16 mg of 550 mg 3%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
47 mg
TOP 35%
Potassium
161 mg
TOP 68%
Sodium
54 mg
TOP 69%
Selenium
1.9 mg
TOP 77%
Phosphorus
46 mg
TOP 78%
Choline
16 mg
TOP 78%
Magnesium
8 mg
TOP 87%
Zinc
0.13 mg
TOP 88%
Iron
0.06 mg
TOP 94%
Copper
0.004 mg
TOP 97%
Manganese
0.001 mg
TOP 98%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 12 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0.1 mg of 60 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.036 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.158 mg of 2 mg 9%
Vitamin B3: 0.074 mg of 20 mg 0%
Vitamin B5: 0.383 mg of 10 mg 4%
Vitamin B6: 0.031 mg of 2 mg 2%
Folate, total: 1 µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: 0.28 µg of 6 µg 5%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
0.1 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B12
0.28 µg
TOP 56%
Vitamin B2
0.158 µg
TOP 56%
Vitamin A
12 µg
TOP 62%
Vitamin B5
0.383 µg
TOP 66%
Vitamin B1
0.036 µg
TOP 79%
Vitamin B6
0.031 µg
TOP 87%
Folate, total
1 µg
TOP 93%
Vitamin B3
0.074 µg
TOP 94%
Vitamin K
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin E
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 13 mg of 280 mg 5%
Threonine: 54 mg of 1,050 mg 5%
Isoleucine: 47 mg of 1,400 mg 3%
Leucine: 78 mg of 2,730 mg 3%
Lysine: 68 mg of 2,100 mg 3%
Methionine: 16 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Phenylalanine: 27 mg of 1,750 mg 2%
Valine: 46 mg of 1,820 mg 3%
Histidine: 16 mg of 700 mg 2%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.23 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.011 g

Fiber content / ratio for Whey

Sugars: 5.14 g
Fiber: 0 g

All nutrients for Whey per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 2% 87% 0.85g 3.3 times less than Broccoli
Fats 1% 83% 0.36g 92.5 times less than Cheese
Carbs 2% 60% 5.14g 5.5 times less than Rice
Calories 1% 95% 27kcal 1.7 times less than Orange
Sugars 6% 47% 5.14g 1.7 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 0% 100% 0g N/A
Calcium 5% 35% 47mg 2.7 times less than Milk
Iron 0% 94% 0.06mg 43.3 times less than Beef
Magnesium 2% 87% 8mg 17.5 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 7% 78% 46mg 4 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 68% 161mg 1.1 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 2% 69% 54mg 9.1 times less than White Bread
Zinc 1% 88% 0.13mg 48.5 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 97% 0mg 35.5 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 62% 12IU 1392.2 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin C 0% 53% 0.1mg 530 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 2% 79% 0.04mg 7.4 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 9% 56% 0.16mg 1.2 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 0% 94% 0.07mg 129.4 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 4% 66% 0.38mg 3 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 2% 87% 0.03mg 3.8 times less than Oat
Folate, total 0% 93% 1µg 61 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 5% 56% 0.28µg 2.5 times less than Pork
Vitamin K 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Tryptophan 0% 94% 0.01mg 23.5 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 93% 0.05mg 13.3 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 94% 0.05mg 19.4 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 94% 0.08mg 31.2 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 93% 0.07mg 6.6 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 94% 0.02mg 6 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 96% 0.03mg 24.7 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 95% 0.05mg 44.1 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 96% 0.02mg 46.8 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 1% 56% 2mg 186.5 times less than Egg
Saturated Fat 1% 76% 0.23g 25.6 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 81% 0.1g 98 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 95% 0.01g 4288.5 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/171282/nutrients

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