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

Picture of Glucose

Glucose consists of 0% fat, 0% protein, 91% carbs, 0% fiber and 9% water. Glucose has 364 calories per 100g, that is 93% lower than other foods in Sugar. In total 0% of the calories in Glucose are from fat, 0% from protein and 100% from carbohydrates.

  • High Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 100
  • High in carbs 4.6g carbohydrates per portion of 5g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 4.6

Can you eat Glucose for a low carb diet?

With 4.55g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 4.6 in a portion of 5g, Glucose should be avoided for a ketogenic diet due to the high percentage of carbs. Glucose contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Glucose: nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
avg Sugar[1]
Calories (kcal) 364.0 389.7
Fat (g) 0.0 0.0
Protein (g) 0.0 0.0
Carbohydrates (g) 91.0 97.4
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 91.0 97.4
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 97.4
Fibers (g) 0.0 0.0
Sodium (mg) 0.0 0.3
Water (g) 9.0 2.0
[1] average of Sugar

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (5g) of Glucose contains:

  • 18.2 Calories
  • 0g of Fat
  • 0g of Protein
  • and 4.6g of Carbs
  • No sodium
  • No Magnesium
  • 0.0mg of Zinc - 0.0% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.0mg of Iron - 0.0% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 0.1mg of Potassium - 0.0% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Glucose you get

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

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Glucose?

per 100g
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.0
Vitamin E (mg) 0.0 0.0
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.0 0.0
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.0 0.0
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.0 0.0
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 0.0 0.0
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.0 0.0
Retinol (μg) 0.0 0.0
beta-Carotene (μg) 0.0
[1] average of Sugar

Is Glucose rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (5g) for Glucose 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 Glucose

per 100g
Magnesium (mg) 0.0 2.1
Zinc (mg) 0.0 0.0
Sodium (mg) 0.0 0.3
Calcium (mg) 1.0 8.6
Iron (mg) 0.2 0.2
Potassium (mg) 2.0 14.3
Phosphorus (mg) 0.0 2.9
[1] average of Sugar

Is Glucose high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Glucose we looked at the portion size (5g) 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 Glucose

91.0% of Glucose are carbs, per serving of 5g that makes 4.6g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Monosaccharides (g) 91.0 97.4
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.0
Total carbs (g) 91.0 97.4
[1] average of Sugar

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

The Glycemic Index of Glucose is 100, which would be considered as high. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 4.6 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Glucose

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Glucose

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