Seitan is a food in the "Other" category and it is high in proteins. It is a food with a high energy density: 100g provide about 18% of the recommended daily energy intake. Seitan as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Seitan is rich in minerals. The most present mineral is phosphorus and in 100g it contains enough selenium to provide 72181% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is thiamin and in 100g it contains enough thiamin to provide 0% of the daily requirement.
Glycemic Index: 64/100 (medium)
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|Saturated 2||0.272 g||(of recommended max) 1%|
2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended
|Calcium (Ca)||142 mg||11%|
|Iron (Fe)||5 mg||28%|
|Magnesium (Mg)||25 mg||6%|
|Phosphorus (P)||260 mg||21%|
|Potassium (K)||100 mg||2%|
|Sodium (Na)||29 mg||1%|
|Zinc (Zn)||0.85 mg||8%|
|Copper (Cu)||0.182 mg||20%|
|Selenium (Se)||39.7 mg||72182%|
This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Seitan is high in proteins.
This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Thiamin. Thiamin is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Thiamin (B1) helps the body convert carbohydrates into energy and it mantains a helthy heart function and healthy nerve cells.