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Wheat beer (3.5% abv) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Wheat beer (3.5% abv) consist of 0% fat, 0.001% protein, 3% carbs, 0% fiber and 3.5% water. With 38 of calories per 100g it's 80% lower than other foods in Beer. In total 0% of the calories in Wheat beer (3.5% abv) come from fat, 0.01% from protein and 31.58% from carbohydrates.

  • high GI Glycemic Index: 90
  • Low carb Only 15 carbs per serving
  • moderate GL Glycemic Load: 13.5
  • low Fructose
  • moderate Gluten
  • Lactose free

Can you eat Wheat beer (3.5% abv) for a low carb diet?

With 15g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 13.5 in a portion of 500g, Wheat beer (3.5% abv) should be avoided for a ketogenic or low-carb diet. It contains low amounts of Fructose, a moderate amount of Gluten and has no Lactose.

Wheat beer (3.5% abv) nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Wheat beer (3.5% abv)
avg Beer[1]
Calories (kcal) 38 47.6
Fat (g) 0 0
Protein (g) 0.001 0.1
Carbohydrates (g) 3 5.9
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 0.001 5.9
Polysaccharides (g) 3 5.9
Fibers (g) 0 0
Sodium (mg) 4 4.3
Water (g) 3.5 3
[1] average of Beer

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (500g) of Wheat beer (3.5% abv) contains

  • 190 Calories
  • 0g of Fat
  • 0.005g of Protein
  • and 15g of Carbs
  • 20mg of sodium - 1.33% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 50mg of Magnesium, that covers 15.63% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.005mg of Zinc - 0.05% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.005mg of Iron - 0.04% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 175mg of Potassium - 4.38% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • 0.5mg of Vitamin B12 - 16.67% of the RDA for Vitamin B12.

For every gram of carbs in Wheat beer (3.5% abv) you get

  • 0 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Beer have on average 0.02g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Beer 0g)
  • 0 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Beer 0g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Wheat beer (3.5% abv)?

per 100g
Wheat beer (3.5% abv)
Vitamin C (mg) 0 1.2
Vitamin E (mg) 0 0
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.001 0
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.04 0
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.04 0
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 4 5.8
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.1 0.1
Retinol (μg) 0 0
beta-Carotene (μg) 0 0.8
[1] average of Beer

Is Wheat beer (3.5% abv) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (500g) for Wheat beer (3.5% abv) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Wheat beer (3.5% abv)

per 100g
Wheat beer (3.5% abv)
Magnesium (mg) 10 8.9
Zinc (mg) 0.001 0
Sodium (mg) 4 4.3
Calcium (mg) 2 4.3
Iron (mg) 0.001 0
Potassium (mg) 35 47.2
Phosphorus (mg) 20 24.1
[1] average of Beer

Is Wheat beer (3.5% abv) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Wheat beer (3.5% abv) we looked at the portion size (500g) 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 Wheat beer (3.5% abv)

3% of Wheat beer (3.5% abv) are carbs, per serving (500g) that is 15g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Wheat beer (3.5% abv)
Monosaccharides (g) 0.001 2.1
Polysaccharides (g) 3 3.7
Total carbs (g) 3 5.9
[1] average of Beer

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Wheat beer (3.5% abv)?

The Glycemic Index of Wheat beer (3.5% abv) is 90, which would be considered as high. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 13.5 and can be regarded as moderate.

Allergens in Wheat beer (3.5% abv)

  • a moderate amount of Gluten
  • has no Lactose
  • low amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Wheat beer (3.5% abv)

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