Pecans Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 721

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 72g %110

Saturated Fat 6g %30

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 0mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 14g %4

Dietary Fiber 10g %34

Total Sugars 4g

Protein 9g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 70.0mg %5

Iron 2.5mg %14

Potassium 410mg %10

Phosphorus 277.0mg %27

* 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 pecans

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin C 1.1mg %1

Vitamin A 56.0IU %2

Vitamin K 3.5µg %3

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.2mg %7

Choline, total 40.5mg %7

Vitamin E 1.4mg %9

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %10

Vitamin B6 0.2mg %16

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.9mg %17

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.7mg %55

Minerals in pecans

Sodium 0.0mg %0

Calcium 70.0mg %5

Selenium 3.8µg %7

Potassium 410.0mg %11

Iron 2.5mg %14

Phosphorus 277.0mg %28

Magnesium 121.0mg %29

Zinc 4.5mg %32

Copper 1.2mg %133

Manganese 4.5mg %196

Amino Acids in pecans

Lysine 0.3g %13

Leucine 0.6g %20

Valine 0.4g %21

Isoleucine 0.3g %22

Tyrosine 0.2g %23

Methionine 0.2g %23

Threonine 0.3g %27

Tryptophan 0.1g %31

Histidine 0.3g %35

Phenylalanine 0.4g %45

Cystine 0.2g %50

Fatty Acids in pecans

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 pecans is 71.4/100 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.

Pecans has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 32
Leucine 59 66
Valine 39 46
Isoleucine 30 37
Threonine 23 34
Tryptophan 6 10
Histidine 15 29
Met+Cys 22 37
Phe+Tyr 30 71

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 pecans is 0.5 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 pecans is 6.9 which makes it a high energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

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

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Nutrient Density Score for pecans is 11/100 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 pecans

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 3.78 <12
Potassium:Sodium N/A >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.58 <2
Iron:Copper 2.08 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.25 >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 45%

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This food is not 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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