BNI™ 199.64s: Sugar (sugar referent)

BNI™ 199.64s: Granulated sugar, USDA, USA, 2010.

Granulated sugar is the typical white table sugar. It is used here as a real-food sugar BNI referent as it represents an 'extreme' case of unbalanced food for sugar content. For a theoretical sugar referent, see BNI 200.00s, 'pure sugar' referent.


Nutrition information (100g)
Actual g Actual Kcal Actual % Ideal % Ideal Kcal Ideal g
Protein 0.0 0.0 0.0 20.0 80.0 20.0
Carbohydrate 100.0 399.9 100.0 55.0 220.0 55.0
Sugars 99.8 399.2 99.8 < 10.0 < 40.0 < 10.0
Fat 0.0 0.0 0.0 25.0 100.0 11.1
Saturated fat 0.0 0.0 0.0 < 10.0 < 40.0 < 4.4
Fibre 0.0 - 0.0 20.0 - 6.0
Sodium 0.001 - 0.1 < 20.0 - < 0.400
Misc 0.0 - - - - 7.5
Total 100.0 399.9 100.0 100.0 399.9 99.6
kJul - 1673.3 - - 1673.3 -
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x (bad) Extremely low in protein
x (bad) Extremely high in carbohydrate
x (bad) Extremely high in sugars
x (bad) Extremely low in fat
(good) Extremely low in saturated fat
x (bad) Extremely low in fibre
(good) Extremely low in sodium
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Author

Jose D PEREZGONZALEZ (2011). Massey University, New Zealand (JDPerezgonzalezJDPerezgonzalez).


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