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Strawberry - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Bowl of Strawberries

Strawberry consist of 0.001% fat, 1% protein, 6% carbs, 1.6% fiber and 89% water. With 35 of calories per 100g it's 41% lower than other foods in Fruit and fruit products. In total 0.03% of the calories in Strawberry come from fat, 11.43% from protein and 68.57% from carbohydrates.

  • low GI Glycemic Index: 25
  • moderate carb 7.5g carbohydrates per portion
  • low GL Glycemic Load: 1.9
  • moderate Fructose
  • Gluten free
  • Lactose free
  • high Folate Covers 18.75% of Folate / Vitamin B9 RDA per portion

Can you eat Strawberry for a low carb diet?

With 7.5g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 1.9 in a portion of 125g, Strawberry can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. It contains moderate amounts of Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
avg Fruit and fruit products[1]
Calories (kcal) 35 86.1
Fat (g) 0.001 0.8
Protein (g) 1 0.9
Carbohydrates (g) 6 16.3
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 5 16.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0 16.3
Fibers (g) 1.6 2.7
Sodium (mg) 3 56.4
Water (g) 89 75.5
[1] average of Fruit and fruit products

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (125g) of Strawberry contains

  • 43.75 Calories
  • 0.00125g of Fat
  • 1.25g of Protein
  • and 7.5g of Carbs
  • 3.75mg of sodium - 0.25% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 18.75mg of Magnesium, that covers 5.86% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.375mg of Zinc - 3.75% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.75mg of Iron - 6.25% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 200mg of Potassium - 5% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 68.75mg of Vitamin C - 65.48% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Strawberry you get

  • 0.17 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Fruit and fruit products have on average 0.06g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Fruit and fruit products 0.05g)
  • 0.27 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Fruit and fruit products 0.17g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Strawberry?

per 100g
Vitamin C (mg) 55 44.5
Vitamin E (mg) 0.1 0.6
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.03 0
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.05 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.06 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 45 15.3
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0 0
Retinol (μg) 0 4
beta-Carotene (μg) 15 593.3
[1] average of Fruit and fruit products

Rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (125g) for Strawberry of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Strawberry

per 100g
Magnesium (mg) 15 17.4
Zinc (mg) 0.3 0.2
Sodium (mg) 3 56.4
Calcium (mg) 20 22.5
Iron (mg) 0.6 0.7
Potassium (mg) 160 224.3
Phosphorus (mg) 25 25.7
[1] average of Fruit and fruit products

High in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Strawberry we looked at the portion size (125g) 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


6% of Strawberry are carbs, per serving (125g) that is 7.5g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Monosaccharides (g) 5 15.9
Polysaccharides (g) 0 0.3
Total carbs (g) 6 16.3
[1] average of Fruit and fruit products

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Strawberry?

The Glycemic Index of Strawberry is 25, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 1.9 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Strawberry

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

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 0.001g total fat per 100g, 0g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.2g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.1g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0mg.