Garlic Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 158

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0g %0

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 17mg %1

Total Carbohydrate 33g %11

Dietary Fiber 2g %7

Total Sugars 1g

Protein 6g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 181.0mg %13

Iron 1.7mg %9

Potassium 401mg %10

Phosphorus 153.0mg %15

* 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.

Vitamins in garlic

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin A 9.0IU %0

Vitamin E 0.1mg %1

Vitamin K 1.7µg %1

Choline, total 23.2mg %4

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.7mg %4

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %8

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.6mg %12

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.2mg %17

Vitamin C 31.2mg %35

Vitamin B6 1.2mg %95

Minerals in garlic

Sodium 17.0mg %1

Magnesium 25.0mg %6

Zinc 1.2mg %8

Iron 1.7mg %9

Potassium 401.0mg %11

Calcium 181.0mg %14

Phosphorus 153.0mg %15

Selenium 14.2µg %26

Copper 0.3mg %33

Manganese 1.7mg %73

Amino Acids in garlic

Tyrosine 0.1g %9

Methionine 0.1g %10

Leucine 0.3g %11

Lysine 0.3g %12

Threonine 0.2g %14

Isoleucine 0.2g %14

Valine 0.3g %15

Histidine 0.1g %15

Phenylalanine 0.2g %20

Cystine 0.1g %21

Tryptophan 0.1g %22

Fatty Acids in garlic

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of garlic is 6.1/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Garlic has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 51
Lysine 45 46
Threonine 23 26
Isoleucine 30 36
Valine 39 48
Histidine 15 19
Tryptophan 6 11
Met+Cys 22 24
Phe+Tyr 30 44

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in garlic is 1.6 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of garlic is 1.5 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in garlic as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for garlic is 19/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for garlic

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 3.88 <12
Potassium:Sodium 23.59 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 7.24 <2
Iron:Copper 5.69 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 1.18 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 54%

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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