Sweetbread (calf) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Sweetbread (calf) consists of 3% fat, 17% protein, 0% carbs, 0% fiber and 77% water. Sweetbread (calf) has 99 calories per 100g, that is 62% lower than other foods in Meat. In total 27% of the calories in Sweetbread (calf) are from fat, 69% from protein and 0% from carbohydrates.

  • Very low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 0
  • Very low in carbs Only 0.0g carbs in a serving of 100g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 0.0
  • High in zinc Covers 0.2% of Zinc RDA per portion
  • High in potassium Covers 0.1% of Potassium RDA per portion

Can you eat Sweetbread (calf) for a low carb diet?

With 0g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0 in a portion of 100g, Sweetbread (calf) can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Sweetbread (calf) contains no Fructose, is Gluten free and has no Lactose.

Sweetbread (calf): nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Sweetbread (calf)
avg Meat[1]
Calories (kcal) 99.0 158.9
Fat (g) 3.0 8.9
Protein (g) 17.0 18.6
Carbohydrates (g) 0.0 0.3
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.0 0.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.3
Fibers (g) 0.0 0.0
Sodium (mg) 85.0 74.9
Water (g) 77.0 69.4
[1] average of Meat

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (100g) of Sweetbread (calf) contains:

  • 99.0 Calories
  • 3.0g of Fat
  • 17.0g of Protein
  • No Carbs
  • 85.0mg of sodium - 0.1% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 20.0mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.1% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.9mg of Zinc - 0.2% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 2.0mg of Iron - 0.2% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 385.0mg of Potassium - 0.1% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 55.0mg of Vitamin C - 0.6% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • 6.0mg of Vitamin B12 - 1.9% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Sweetbread (calf)?

per 100g
Sweetbread (calf)
Vitamin C (mg) 55.0 4.7
Vitamin E (mg) 0.2 0.4
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.1 0.3
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.2 0.6
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.0 0.3
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 15.0 43.1
Vitamin B12 (μg) 6.0 8.9
Retinol (μg) 18.0 2,700.9
beta-Carotene (μg) 0.0
[1] average of Meat

Is Sweetbread (calf) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (100g) for Sweetbread (calf) 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 Sweetbread (calf)

per 100g
Sweetbread (calf)
Magnesium (mg) 20.0 21.1
Zinc (mg) 1.9 3.0
Sodium (mg) 85.0 74.9
Calcium (mg) 1.0 8.8
Iron (mg) 2.0 3.4
Potassium (mg) 385.0 309.7
Phosphorus (mg) 120.0 198.4
[1] average of Meat

Is Sweetbread (calf) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Sweetbread (calf) we looked at the portion size (100g) 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 Sweetbread (calf)

0.0% of Sweetbread (calf) are carbs, per serving of 100g that makes 0.0g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Sweetbread (calf)
Monosaccharides (g) 0.0 0.0
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.3
Total carbs (g) 0.0 0.3
[1] average of Meat

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Sweetbread (calf)?

The Glycemic Index of Sweetbread (calf) is 0, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.0 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Sweetbread (calf)

  • is Gluten free
  • has no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Sweetbread (calf)

Of the 3.0g total fat per 100g in Sweetbread (calf), 1.6g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.2g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 1.2g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 290.0mg.

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