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Puffed rice cake - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Puffed rice cake consist of 2% fat, 7% protein, 83% carbs, 2% fiber and 5% water. With 394 of calories per 100g it's 90% lower than other foods in Sweets. In total 4.57% of the calories in Puffed rice cake come from fat, 7.11% from protein and 84.26% from carbohydrates.

With 41.5g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 35.3 in a portion of 50g, Puffed rice cake should be avoided for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. It contains low amounts of Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Quick facts

  • high GI
  • high carb
  • high GL
  • low Fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Puffed rice cake
Calories (kcal) 394 437.8
Fat (g) 2 16.9
Protein (g) 7 6.7
Carbohydrates (g) 83 61.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.001 61.5
Polysaccharides (g) 83 61.5
Fibers (g) 2 3.8
Water (g) 5 4.9
[1] average of Sweets

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (50g) contains

  • 197 Calories
  • 1g of Fat
  • 3.5g of Protein
  • and 41.5g of Carbs
  • 12.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 3.91% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.5mg of Zinc - 5% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.55mg of Iron - 4.58% 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 Puffed rice cake you get

  • 0.08 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.
  • 0.02 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Sweets 0.27g)
  • 0.02 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Sweets 0.06g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Puffed rice cake?

per 100g
Puffed rice cake
Vitamin C (mg) 0 0.3
Vitamin E (mg) 0.2 1.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.11 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.07 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 20 12.2
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0 0.1
Retinol (μg) 0 11
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 52.6
[1] average of Sweets

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (50g) for Puffed rice cake of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Puffed rice cake

per 100g
Puffed rice cake
Magnesium (mg) 25 76.6
Zinc (mg) 1 1.1
Sodium (mg) 3 71.4
Calcium (mg) 5 70
Iron (mg) 1.1 3.9
Potassium (mg) 110 402.8
Phosphorus (mg) 100 162
[1] average of Sweets

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Puffed rice cake we looked at the portion size (50g) 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


83% of Puffed rice cake are carbs, per serving (50g) that is 41.5g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Puffed rice cake
Monosaccharides (g) 0.001 44.8
Polysaccharides (g) 83 16.6
Total carbs (g) 83 61.5
[1] average of Sweets

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Puffed rice cake?

The Glycemic Index of Puffed rice cake is 85, which would be considered as high. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 35.3 and can be regarded as high.

Allergens in Puffed rice cake

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

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 2g total fat per 100g, 0.5g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.8g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.6g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0mg.