Oreo nutrition facts- The story behind each bite

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If you’re someone who’s conscious about their health, you’d surely have looked at the nutritional chart on a packet of a snack before eating it. However, In case you haven’t, you are ignorant of a lot of things you should be aware of. 

Reading nutritional labels on the packaging makes it easier for you to compare foodstuffs and determine which items have the nourishing value your body requires, and which items you should be strictly abstaining from. Being aware of what you’re eating helps you make healthy choices about the food you are buying. Also read, A DEEP DIVE INTO THE NUTRITIONAL FACTS OF MOUNTAIN DEW!

Oreo nutrition facts- The story behind each bite
#Oreo nutrition facts- The story behind each bite

Now that we are aware of the significance of reading nutrition facts, let’s dive deep into ‘behind the scenes’ of Oreo nutrition facts and ingredients:

Oreo Nutrition Facts:

Serving size
100 grams (100g)
Amount Per Serving Calories
471

% Daily Value*
Total Fat  21g26%
Saturated Fat 6g29%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat -g
Monounsaturated Fat -g

Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 471mg20%
Total Carbohydrate 74g27%
Dietary Fiber (per old FDA rule) 3g11 %
Dietary Fiber 3g11%
Total sugars 41g
Includes 36g Added Sugars72%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Protein 3g
Vitamin D -mcg-%
Calcium 60mg5%
Iron 5.3mg29%
Potassium 180mg-%
Vitamin A 0mcg5%
Vitamin C 0mcg29%
Vitamin E –mg4%
Vitamin K –mcg0%
Thiamin –mg0%
Riboflavin –mg-%
Niacin –mg-%
Vitamin B6 –mg-%
Folate –mcg DFE-%
Vitamin B12 –mcg-%
Pantothenic Acid –mg-%
Phosphorus –mg-%
Magnesium –mg-%
Zinc –mg-%
Selenium –mcg-%
Copper –mg-%
Manganese -mg-%

The percentage daily value determines the number of nutrients present in the abovementioned amount of food. It is based on the assumption that 2000 calories are included in your diet on a daily basis.

Ingredient list: 

Oreos (SUGAR, UNBLEACHED ENRICHED FLOUR (WHEAT FLOUR, NIACIN, REDUCED IRON, THIAMINE MONONITRATE {VITAMIN B1}, RIBOFLAVIN {VITAMIN B2}, FOLIC ACID), PALM AND/OR CANOLA OIL, COCOA (PROCESSED WITH ALKALI), HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP, CORNSTARCH, LEAVENING (BAKING SODA AND/OR CALCIUM PHOSPHATE), SALT, SOY LECITHIN, VANILLIN – AND ARTIFICIAL FLAVOR, CHOCOLATE)

In the above table, we have provided a detailed description regarding Oreo nutritional information and Oreo ingredients. I recommend you to read, Some Interesting cream cheese nutrition facts you should know!

Now, we’ll dive deep into the world of Oreo and learn some coveted information regarding Oreo cookies:

Serving Size:

You must have wondered how many servings are in a package of Oreos. Serving size helps us determine the number of calories you find in one Oreo cookie and that in a whole sleeve. According to the listed information on the packet, the serving size of Oreo is 3 cookies. This means that the amount of nutrition mentioned in the chart is three times that of one cookie.

Calorie :

A calorie is a unit used to measure energy. When we talk about the Calorie intake of a food item, we are discussing the amount of energy our body gains from consuming the said food- which in turn helps us in carrying out our daily activities. Calories in 1 chocolate Oreo attributes to an amount of approximately 45, and calories in a roll of Oreos are 720 for a packet of 154g.

Sources of Calories:

From the total amount of 45 calories in one Oreo biscuit, 27 come from carbohydrates, 16.5 come from fat, and 1.5 calories are provided by protein.

Oreo Milkshake calories:

Popular fast-food eateries like five guys use Oreo as an ingredient for their milkshake. The amount of Oreo milkshake calories five guys is 225. The homemade Oreo milkshake calories amount is 262.

Frequently asked questions related to Oreo nutrition facts:

Q. How many Calories are in an Oreo cookie?

A. There are approximately 45 calories in an Oreo cookie.

Q. How many carbs are in 1 Oreo?

A. There are 8g carbs in 1 Oreo.

Q. How many Calories are in 2 chocolate covered Oreos?

A. There are 280 calories in 2 chocolate covered Oreos.

Q. Are Oreos high in Carbs?

A. Yes, Oreos are high in Carbs.

Q. How many Oreos should you eat in a day?

A. You should not eat more than 4 Oreos in a day.

Q. Are there harmful ingredients in Oreos?

A. Yes, Oreos contain harmful ingredients like high fructose corn syrup, and soy lecithin. Although both of these are extracted from plants, they are genetically engineered, and therefore harmful for health.

The above article “Oreo nutrition facts” aims to fulfill all your information requirements regarding the Oreo biscuits, their ingredients, and their calorie content. For regular updates on various food items, subscribe to the blog at Healthcoachjp.com

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