Pork Skins Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 527

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 31g %48

Saturated Fat 11g %56

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 95mg %0

Sodium 1818mg %121

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 61g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 30.0mg %2

Iron 0.9mg %4

Potassium 127mg %3

Phosphorus 85.0mg %8

* 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 pork skins

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin C 0.5mg %1

Vitamin A 40.0IU %1

Vitamin B6 0.0mg %2

Vitamin E 0.5mg %4

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %8

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.4mg %9

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.5mg %10

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.3mg %22

Vitamin B12 0.6µg %27

Choline, total 164.5mg %30

Minerals in pork skins

Calcium 30.0mg %2

Magnesium 11.0mg %3

Manganese 0.1mg %3

Potassium 127.0mg %3

Zinc 0.6mg %4

Iron 0.9mg %5

Phosphorus 85.0mg %9

Copper 0.1mg %10

Selenium 41.0µg %75

Sodium 1818.0mg %121

Amino Acids in pork skins

Tryptophan 0.1g %39

Methionine 0.5g %62

Isoleucine 1.4g %92

Histidine 0.7g %97

Leucine 3.3g %114

Lysine 2.8g %124

Valine 2.4g %124

Tyrosine 1.2g %128

Threonine 1.8g %162

Cystine 0.5g %172

Phenylalanine 1.9g %207

Fatty Acids in pork skins

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 pork skins is 0.0/100 which makes it a low 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.

Pork Skins has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Tryptophan 6 2
Isoleucine 30 23
Histidine 15 12
Leucine 59 54
Lysine 45 46
Valine 39 40
Threonine 23 30
Met+Cys 22 17
Phe+Tyr 30 52

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 pork skins is 4.7 which makes it a medium 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 pork skins is 5.4 which makes it a high energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in pork skins as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for pork skins is 13/100 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 pork skins

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 5.96 <12
Potassium:Sodium 0.07 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 2.73 <2
Iron:Copper 9.57 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.35 >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 56%

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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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