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

Picture of Truffles

Truffles consist of 0% fat, 8% protein, 7% carbs, 16% fiber and 65% water. With 91 of calories per 100g Truffles are 151% higher than other foods in Mushrooms. In total 0% of the calories in Truffles are from fat, 35% from protein and 31% from carbohydrates.

  • Very low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 15
  • Low in carbs Only 0.4g carbs in a serving of 5g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 0.1
  • High in iron Covers 0.0% of Iron RDA per portion
  • High in potassium Covers 0.0% of Potassium RDA per portion

Can you eat Truffles for a low carb diet?

With 0.35g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 0.1 in a portion of 5g, Truffles can be consumed for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. Truffles contain no Fructose, are Gluten free and have no Lactose.

Truffles: nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
avg Mushrooms[1]
Calories (kcal) 91.0 60.2
Fat (g) 0.0 0.8
Protein (g) 8.0 5.6
Carbohydrates (g) 7.0 1.3
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 2.0 1.3
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 1.3
Fibers (g) 16.0 13.2
Sodium (mg) 75.0 39.4
Water (g) 65.0 75.0
[1] average of Mushrooms

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (5g) of Truffles contain:

  • 4.6 Calories
  • 0.0g of Fat
  • 0.4g of Protein
  • and 0.4g of Carbs
  • 3.8mg of sodium - 0.0% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 1.3mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.0% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.0mg of Zinc - 0.0% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.2mg of Iron - 0.0% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 26.3mg of Potassium - 0.0% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 0.3mg of Vitamin C - 0.0% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Truffles you get

  • 1.14 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.
  • 0.00 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Mushrooms 0.60g)
  • 2.29 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Mushrooms 10.58g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Truffles?

per 100g
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) 10.0
[1] average of Mushrooms

Are Truffles rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (5g) for Truffles 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 Truffles

per 100g
Magnesium (mg) 25.0 25.1
Zinc (mg) 0.6 0.9
Sodium (mg) 75.0 39.4
Calcium (mg) 25.0 21.7
Iron (mg) 3.5 3.7
Potassium (mg) 525.0 880.4
Phosphorus (mg) 60.0 172.5
[1] average of Mushrooms

Are Truffles high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Truffles we looked at the portion size (5g) 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 Truffles

7.0% of Truffles are carbs, per serving of 5g that makes 0.4g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Monosaccharides (g) 2.0 0.7
Polysaccharides (g) 0.0 0.0
Total carbs (g) 7.0 1.3
[1] average of Mushrooms

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Truffles?

The Glycemic Index of Truffles is 15, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 0.1 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Truffles

  • are Gluten free
  • have no Lactose
  • no Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Truffles

Of the 0.0g total fat per 100g in Truffles, 0.1g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.3g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.0g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0.0mg.