Red cap (mushroom) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Red cap (mushroom) consists of 1% fat, 2% protein, 0% carbs, 5% fiber and 91% water. Red cap (mushroom) has 26 calories per 100g, that is 43% lower than other foods in Mushrooms. In total 35% of the calories in Red cap (mushroom) are from fat, 31% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Very low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 15
  • Very low in carbs Only 0.0g carbs in a serving of 150g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 0.0

Can you eat Red cap (mushroom) for a low carb diet?

With 0.0015g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0 in a portion of 150g, Red cap (mushroom) can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Red cap (mushroom) contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Red cap (mushroom): nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Red cap (mushroom)
avg Mushrooms[1]
Calories (kcal) 26.0 60.2
Fat (g) 1.0 0.8
Protein (g) 2.0 5.6
Carbohydrates (g) 0.0 1.3
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.0 1.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 1.3
Fibers (g) 4.7 13.2
Sodium (mg) 1.0 39.4
Water (g) 91.0 75.0
[1] average of Mushrooms

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (150g) of Red cap (mushroom) contains:

  • 39.0 Calories
  • 1.5g of Fat
  • 3.0g of Protein
  • and 0.0g of Carbs
  • 1.5mg of sodium - 0.0% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 15.0mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.0% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.8mg of Zinc - 0.1% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1.5mg of Iron - 0.1% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 472.5mg of Potassium - 0.1% 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 Red cap (mushroom) you get

  • 2,000.00 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Mushrooms have on average 4.47g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 1,000.00 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Mushrooms 0.60g)
  • 4,700.00 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Mushrooms 10.58g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Red cap (mushroom)?

per 100g
Red cap (mushroom)
Vitamin C (mg) 5.0 4.7
Vitamin E (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.4 0.6
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 25.0 40.9
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.0 0.0
Retinol (μg) 0.0 0.0
beta-Carotene (μg) 0.0
[1] average of Mushrooms

Is Red cap (mushroom) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (150g) for Red cap (mushroom) 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 Red cap (mushroom)

per 100g
Red cap (mushroom)
Magnesium (mg) 10.0 25.1
Zinc (mg) 0.5 0.9
Sodium (mg) 1.0 39.4
Calcium (mg) 30.0 21.7
Iron (mg) 1.0 3.7
Potassium (mg) 315.0 880.4
Phosphorus (mg) 70.0 172.5
[1] average of Mushrooms

Is Red cap (mushroom) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Red cap (mushroom) we looked at the portion size (150g) 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 Red cap (mushroom)

0.0% of Red cap (mushroom) are carbs, per serving of 150g that makes 0.0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Red cap (mushroom)
Monosaccharides (g) 0.0 0.7
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.0
Total carbs (g) 0.0 1.3
[1] average of Mushrooms

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Red cap (mushroom)?

The Glycemic Index of Red cap (mushroom) is 15, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.0 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Red cap (mushroom)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Red cap (mushroom)

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