Chewing gum (w/ sugar) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Chewing gum (w/ sugar) consists of 0% fat, 0% protein, 95% carbs, 0% fiber and 4% water. Chewing gum (w/ sugar) has 387 calories per 100g, that is 88% lower than other foods in Sweets. In total 0% of the calories in Chewing gum (w/ sugar) are from fat, 0% from protein and 98% from carbohydrates.

  • Very low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 0
  • High in carbs 2.9g carbohydrates per portion of 3g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 0.0

Can you eat Chewing gum (w/ sugar) for a low carb diet?

With 2.85g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0 in a portion of 3g, Chewing gum (w/ sugar) should be avoided for a ketogenic diet due to the high percentage of carbs. Chewing gum (w/ sugar) contains high amounts of Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Chewing gum (w/ sugar): nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Chewing gum (w/ sugar)
avg Sweets[1]
Calories (kcal) 387.0 437.8
Fat (g) 0.0 16.9
Protein (g) 0.0 6.7
Carbohydrates (g) 95.0 61.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 95.0 61.5
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 61.5
Fibers (g) 0.0 3.8
Sodium (mg) 0.0 71.4
Water (g) 4.0 4.9
[1] average of Sweets

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (3g) of Chewing gum (w/ sugar) contains:

  • 11.6 Calories
  • 0g of Fat
  • 0.0g of Protein
  • and 2.9g of Carbs
  • No sodium
  • 0.2mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.0% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.0mg of Zinc - 0.0% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • No iron
  • 0.2mg of Potassium - 0.0% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Chewing gum (w/ sugar) you get

  • 0.00 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Sweets have on average 0.11g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.00 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Sweets 0.28g)
  • 0.00 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Sweets 0.06g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Chewing gum (w/ sugar)?

per 100g
Chewing gum (w/ sugar)
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.3
Vitamin E (mg) 0.0 1.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.0 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.0 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.0 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 0.0 12.2
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.0 0.1
Retinol (μg) 0.0 11.0
beta-Carotene (μg) 0.0
[1] average of Sweets

Is Chewing gum (w/ sugar) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (3g) for Chewing gum (w/ sugar) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]Avg. RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for vitamins by clicking on the names in the table above.

Minerals in Chewing gum (w/ sugar)

per 100g
Chewing gum (w/ sugar)
Magnesium (mg) 5.0 76.6
Zinc (mg) 0.0 1.1
Sodium (mg) 0.0 71.4
Calcium (mg) 10.0 70.0
Iron (mg) 0.0 3.9
Potassium (mg) 8.0 402.8
Phosphorus (mg) 5.0 162.0
[1] average of Sweets

Is Chewing gum (w/ sugar) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Chewing gum (w/ sugar) we looked at the portion size (3g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for minerals by clicking on the names in the table above.

Carbohydrates in Chewing gum (w/ sugar)

95.0% of Chewing gum (w/ sugar) are carbs, per serving of 3g that makes 2.9g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Chewing gum (w/ sugar)
Monosaccharides (g) 95.0 44.8
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 16.6
Total carbs (g) 95.0 61.5
[1] average of Sweets

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Chewing gum (w/ sugar)?

The Glycemic Index of Chewing gum (w/ sugar) is 0, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.0 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Chewing gum (w/ sugar)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • high amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Chewing gum (w/ sugar)

Of the 0.0g total fat per 100g in Chewing gum (w/ sugar), 0.0g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.0g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.0g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0.0mg.

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