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

Grissini consist of 11% fat, 8% protein, 34% carbs, 5.5% fiber and 40% water. With 276 of calories per 100g it's 99% lower than other foods in Bread and rolls. In total 35.87% of the calories in Grissini come from fat, 11.59% from protein and 49.28% from carbohydrates.

  • moderate GI Glycemic Index: 60
  • high carb 6.8g carbohydrates per portion
  • low GL Glycemic Load: 4.1
  • low Fructose
  • high Gluten
  • Lactose free
  • high Zinc Covers 3.8% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • high Iron Covers 4.5% of Iron RDA per portion
  • high Magnesium Covers 4.38% of Magnesium RDA per portion
  • high Vitamin B1 Covers 3.82% of Vitamin B1 RDA per portion

Can you eat Grissini for a low carb diet?

With 6.8g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 4.1 in a portion of 20g, Grissini should be avoided for a ketogenic diet due to the high percentage of carbs. It contains low amounts of Fructose, is high in Gluten and has no Lactose.

Grissini nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
avg Bread and rolls[1]
Calories (kcal) 276 280.2
Fat (g) 11 4.5
Protein (g) 8 8.5
Carbohydrates (g) 34 48.1
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.001 48.1
Polysaccharides (g) 34 48.1
Fibers (g) 5.5 6.1
Sodium (mg) 60 513.3
Water (g) 40 30.8
[1] average of Bread and rolls

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (20g) of Grissini contains

  • 55.2 Calories
  • 2.2g of Fat
  • 1.6g of Protein
  • and 6.8g of Carbs
  • 12mg of sodium - 0.8% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 14mg of Magnesium, that covers 4.38% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.38mg of Zinc - 3.8% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.54mg of Iron - 4.5% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 55mg of Potassium - 1.38% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Grissini you get

  • 0.24 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Bread and rolls have on average 0.18g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.32 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Bread and rolls 0.09g)
  • 0.16 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Bread and rolls 0.13g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Grissini?

per 100g
Vitamin C (mg) 0 0.1
Vitamin E (mg) 1 0.9
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.21 0.2
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.22 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.18 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 35 24.8
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0 0
Retinol (μg) 7 18
beta-Carotene (μg) 15 18
[1] average of Bread and rolls

Is Grissini rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (20g) for Grissini of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Grissini

per 100g
Magnesium (mg) 70 51.2
Zinc (mg) 1.9 1.5
Sodium (mg) 60 513.3
Calcium (mg) 100 50.4
Iron (mg) 2.7 1.8
Potassium (mg) 275 229.1
Phosphorus (mg) 225 176.7
[1] average of Bread and rolls

Is Grissini high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Grissini we looked at the portion size (20g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates in Grissini

34% of Grissini are carbs, per serving (20g) that is 6.8g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Monosaccharides (g) 0.001 2.7
Polysaccharides (g) 34 44.9
Total carbs (g) 34 48.1
[1] average of Bread and rolls

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Grissini?

The Glycemic Index of Grissini is 60, which would be considered as moderate. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 4.1 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Grissini

  • is high in Gluten
  • has no Lactose
  • low amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Grissini

Of the 11g total fat per 100g, 1.5g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 2.9g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 5.5g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0mg.