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Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) consist of 2% fat, 4% protein, 22% carbs, 1.2% fiber and 69% water. With 130 of calories per 100g it's 72% lower than other foods in Pasta dishes. In total 13.85% of the calories in Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) come from fat, 12.31% from protein and 67.69% from carbohydrates.

  • moderate GI Glycemic Index: 60
  • high carb 55g carbohydrates per portion
  • high GL Glycemic Load: 33
  • low Fructose
  • high Gluten
  • Lactose free

Can you eat Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) for a low carb diet?

With 55g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 33 in a portion of 250g, Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) should be avoided for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. It contains low amounts of Fructose, is high in Gluten and has no Lactose.

Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)
avg Pasta dishes[1]
Calories (kcal) 130 181.3
Fat (g) 2 8
Protein (g) 4 7.8
Carbohydrates (g) 22 18.6
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.001 18.6
Polysaccharides (g) 22 18.6
Fibers (g) 1.2 1.1
Sodium (mg) 110 265.9
Water (g) 69 62.6
[1] average of Pasta dishes

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (250g) of Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) contains

  • 325 Calories
  • 5g of Fat
  • 10g of Protein
  • and 55g of Carbs
  • 275mg of sodium - 18.33% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 37.5mg of Magnesium, that covers 11.72% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1mg of Zinc - 10% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 1.75mg of Iron - 14.58% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 175mg of Potassium - 4.38% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 0.0025mg of Vitamin C - 0% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) you get

  • 0.18 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Pasta dishes have on average 0.42g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.09 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Pasta dishes 0.43g)
  • 0.05 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Pasta dishes 0.06g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)?

Vitamins
per 100g
Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)
avg[1]
Vitamin C (mg) 0.001 2.1
Vitamin E (mg) 0.2 0.8
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.05 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.03 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.03 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 5 13.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0 0.4
Retinol (μg) 20 60.7
beta-Carotene (μg) 85 290
[1] average of Pasta dishes

Is Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) rich in vitamins?

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The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (250g) for Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)

Minerals
per 100g
Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)
avg[1]
Magnesium (mg) 15 17.2
Zinc (mg) 0.4 1
Sodium (mg) 110 265.9
Calcium (mg) 10 71.8
Iron (mg) 0.7 0.9
Potassium (mg) 70 125.6
Phosphorus (mg) 50 106.8
[1] average of Pasta dishes

Is Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) high in minerals?

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Again, for every mineral contained in Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) we looked at the portion size (250g) 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 Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)

22% of Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) are carbs, per serving (250g) that is 55g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

Sugars
per 100g
Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)
avg[1]
Monosaccharides (g) 0.001 0.6
Polysaccharides (g) 22 17.9
Total carbs (g) 22 18.6
[1] average of Pasta dishes

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)?

The Glycemic Index of Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce) is 60, which would be considered as moderate. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 33 and can be regarded as high.

Allergens in Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)

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

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Spaghetti (w/ tomato sauce)

Of the 2g total fat per 100g, 0.4g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.4g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 1g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 25mg.

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