Lemon sorbet - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Lemon sorbet consists of 0% fat, 0% protein, 31% carbs, 0% fiber and 66% water. Lemon sorbet has 138 calories per 100g, that is 74% lower than other foods in Ice cream. In total 0% of the calories in Lemon sorbet are from fat, 0% from protein and 90% from carbohydrates.

  • Moderate Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 60
  • High in carbs 23.3g carbohydrates per portion of 75g
  • Medium Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 14.0

Can you eat Lemon sorbet for a low carb diet?

With 23.25g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 14 in a portion of 75g, Lemon sorbet should be avoided for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Lemon sorbet contains high amounts of Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Lemon sorbet: nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Lemon sorbet
avg Ice cream[1]
Calories (kcal) 138.0 187.6
Fat (g) 0.0 10.0
Protein (g) 0.0 2.6
Carbohydrates (g) 31.0 21.6
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 31.0 21.6
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 21.6
Fibers (g) 0.3 0.4
Sodium (mg) 1.0 33.3
Water (g) 66.0 64.1
[1] average of Ice cream

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (75g) of Lemon sorbet contains:

  • 103.5 Calories
  • 0.0g of Fat
  • 0.0g of Protein
  • and 23.3g of Carbs
  • 0.8mg of sodium - 0.0% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 3.8mg 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.
  • 0.2mg of Iron - 0.0% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 30.0mg of Potassium - 0.0% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 7.5mg of Vitamin C - 0.1% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Lemon sorbet you get

  • 0.00 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Ice cream have on average 0.12g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.00 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Ice cream 0.46g)
  • 0.01 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Ice cream 0.02g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Lemon sorbet?

per 100g
Lemon sorbet
Vitamin C (mg) 10.0 3.8
Vitamin E (mg) 0.0 0.4
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.0 0.0
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.0 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.0 0.0
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 1.0 7.6
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.0 0.2
Retinol (μg) 0.0 102.6
beta-Carotene (μg) 1.0
[1] average of Ice cream

Is Lemon sorbet rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (75g) for Lemon sorbet 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 Lemon sorbet

per 100g
Lemon sorbet
Magnesium (mg) 5.0 14.3
Zinc (mg) 0.0 0.3
Sodium (mg) 1.0 33.3
Calcium (mg) 5.0 67.5
Iron (mg) 0.2 0.3
Potassium (mg) 40.0 123.2
Phosphorus (mg) 5.0 73.9
[1] average of Ice cream

Is Lemon sorbet high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Lemon sorbet we looked at the portion size (75g) 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 Lemon sorbet

31.0% of Lemon sorbet are carbs, per serving of 75g that makes 23.3g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Lemon sorbet
Monosaccharides (g) 31.0 20.6
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 1.1
Total carbs (g) 31.0 21.6
[1] average of Ice cream

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Lemon sorbet?

The Glycemic Index of Lemon sorbet is 60, which would be considered as moderate. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 14.0 and can be regarded as moderate.

Allergens in Lemon sorbet

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

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Lemon sorbet

Of the 0.0g total fat per 100g in Lemon sorbet, 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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