Tacos

Tacos

Glycemic IndexGlycemic Load
70.0
14.0

The glycemic index (GI) of tacos equals to 70.0, which classifies it as a high GI food. The glycemic load (GL) of tacos is equal to 14.0, which classifies it as a moderate GL food.


Nutrition Facts
Calories (kcal)226.0
Carbohydrates (g)20.0
Proteins (g)9.0
Fats (g)13.0

100 grams of tacos contain 226.0 kcal (946 kJ), 9.0 grams of proteins, 20.0 grams of carbohydrates, and 13.0 grams of fats.


Tacos are a beloved Mexican dish that is popular around the world. They consist of various ingredients, usually including a tortilla shell filled with meat, cheese and vegetable toppings. Tacos can be an excellent source of essential nutrients, depending on their ingredients. For example, they often contain proteins from meats like beef or chicken as well as fiber-rich beans and vegetables to provide vitamins and minerals. The added cheese or sour cream also provides calcium for strong bones and teeth. However, tacos can also be high in fat if not prepared properly; many recipes call for deep frying the shells which will add calories quickly! Additionally, some taco fillings may include processed meats such as chorizo which have higher levels of saturated fat than other sources of protein like fish or lean ground turkey breast. Overall tacos offer a tasty way to get important nutrients into our diet but it’s important to consider how they are made when deciding whether we should eat them regularly – swapping out more fatty options with healthier alternatives like grilled veggies instead whenever possible will help ensure that you’re getting maximum nutrition without excess calories!