Gelatine - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Picture of Gelatine

Gelatine consists of 0% fat, 84% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 14% water. Gelatine has 343 calories per 100g, that is 113% higher than other foods in Food Ingredients. In total 0% of the calories in Gelatine are from fat, 98% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Very low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 0
  • Very low in carbs Only 0.0g carbs in a serving of 12g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 0.0

Can you eat Gelatine for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0 in a portion of 12g, Gelatine can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Gelatine contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Gelatine: nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
avg Food Ingredients[1]
Calories (kcal) 343.0 302.9
Fat (g) 0.0 3.1
Protein (g) 84.0 14.7
Carbohydrates (g) 0.0 50.3
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.0 50.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 50.3
Fibers (g) 0.0 5.6
Sodium (mg) 30.0 1,384.0
Water (g) 14.0 18.0
[1] average of Food Ingredients

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (12g) of Gelatine contains:

  • 41.2 Calories
  • 0g of Fat
  • 10.1g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 3.6mg of sodium - 0.0% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 1.2mg 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.
  • 0.0mg of Iron - 0.0% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 2.4mg of Potassium - 0.0% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • No Vitamin B12

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Gelatine?

per 100g
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.9
Vitamin E (mg) 0.0 0.1
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.0 0.5
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.0 0.8
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.0 0.7
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 0.0 82.0
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.0 1.3
Retinol (μg) 0.0 0.0
beta-Carotene (μg) 0.0
[1] average of Food Ingredients

Is Gelatine rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (12g) for Gelatine 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 Gelatine

per 100g
Magnesium (mg) 10.0 69.9
Zinc (mg) 0.2 1.5
Sodium (mg) 30.0 1,384.0
Calcium (mg) 10.0 154.7
Iron (mg) 0.1 2.3
Potassium (mg) 20.0 358.3
Phosphorus (mg) 0.0 1,090.1
[1] average of Food Ingredients

Is Gelatine high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Gelatine we looked at the portion size (12g) 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 Gelatine

0.0% of Gelatine are carbs, per serving of 12g that makes 0.0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Monosaccharides (g) 0.0 24.8
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 25.4
Total carbs (g) 0.0 50.3
[1] average of Food Ingredients

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Gelatine?

The Glycemic Index of Gelatine 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 Gelatine

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Gelatine

Of the 0.0g total fat per 100g in Gelatine, 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.