Peppermint sweet - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Peppermint sweet consists of 1% fat, 0% protein, 98% carbs, 0% fiber and 0% water. Peppermint sweet has 401 calories per 100g, that is 92% lower than other foods in Sweets. In total 2% of the calories in Peppermint sweet are from fat, 0% from protein and 98% from carbohydrates.

  • High Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 70
  • High in carbs 4.9g carbohydrates per portion of 5g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 3.4

Can you eat Peppermint sweet for a low carb diet?

With 4.9g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 3.4 in a portion of 5g, Peppermint sweet should be avoided for a ketogenic diet due to the high percentage of carbs. Peppermint sweet contains high amounts of Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Peppermint sweet: nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Peppermint sweet
avg Sweets[1]
Calories (kcal) 401.0 437.8
Fat (g) 1.0 16.9
Protein (g) 0.0 6.7
Carbohydrates (g) 98.0 61.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 98.0 61.5
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 61.5
Fibers (g) 0.0 3.8
Sodium (mg) 10.0 71.4
Water (g) 0.0 4.9
[1] average of Sweets

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (5g) of Peppermint sweet contains:

  • 20.1 Calories
  • 0.1g of Fat
  • 0.0g of Protein
  • and 4.9g of Carbs
  • 0.5mg of sodium - 0.0% of the RDA for 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.
  • 0.0mg of Iron - 0.0% of the RDA for Iron.
  • No potassium
  • No Vitamin C
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Peppermint sweet 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.
  • 0.01 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 Peppermint sweet?

per 100g
Peppermint sweet
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 Peppermint sweet rich in vitamins?


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

per 100g
Peppermint sweet
Magnesium (mg) 3.0 76.6
Zinc (mg) 0.0 1.1
Sodium (mg) 10.0 71.4
Calcium (mg) 5.0 70.0
Iron (mg) 0.1 3.9
Potassium (mg) 0.0 402.8
Phosphorus (mg) 0.0 162.0
[1] average of Sweets

Is Peppermint sweet high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Peppermint sweet 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 Peppermint sweet

98.0% of Peppermint sweet are carbs, per serving of 5g that makes 4.9g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Peppermint sweet
Monosaccharides (g) 98.0 44.8
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 16.6
Total carbs (g) 98.0 61.5
[1] average of Sweets

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Peppermint sweet?

The Glycemic Index of Peppermint sweet is 70, which would be considered as high. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 3.4 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Peppermint sweet

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

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Peppermint sweet

Of the 1.0g total fat per 100g in Peppermint sweet, 0.4g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.0g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.2g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0.0mg.