Welcome to the nutritional iron content in 12 different types of tortilla chips, ranging from 4.8 mg to 1.09 mg per 100g. The basic type of tortilla chips is Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor, where the amount of iron in 100g is 2.02 mg.

2.02 mg of iron per 100g, from Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor corresponds to 14% of the iron RDA. For a typical serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35 g) the amount of Iron is 0.57 mg. This corresponds to an RDA percentage of 4%.

The percentage of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for iron is based on a 14 mg RDA level for a mature adult.

Top five tortilla chips products high in iron

Below is a summary list for the top five tortilla chips items ranked by the amount or level of iron in 100g.

1. Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, made with olestra, nacho cheese : 4.8mg (34%RDA)
2. Snacks, tortilla chips, nacho-flavor, made with enriched masa flour : 3.7mg (26%RDA)
3. Snacks, tortilla chips, plain, white corn : 2.32mg (17%RDA)
4. Snacks, tortilla chips, unsalted, white corn : 2.32mg (17%RDA)
5. Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor : 2.02mg (14%RDA)

Following on from the five top tortilla chips items or products containing iron we have a more comprehensive break down of Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor, and the highest item containing iron which is Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, made with olestra, nacho cheese. We also give a comparison of average values, median values and lowest values along with a comparison with other food groups and assess the effects of storage and preparation on the 12 types of tortilla chips.

At the bottom of the page is the full list for the 12 different types of tortilla chips based on the content in different servings in grams and oz (and other serving sizes), providing a comprehensive analysis of the iron content in tortilla chips.

Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor - Nutritional Content and Chart

The full nutrition content, RDA percentages and levels for Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor should be considered along with the iron content. This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Snacks.Other important and iron related nutrients are Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this 100g serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 480 kcal (24% RDA), the amount of Protein is 7.9 g (14% RDA), the amount of Fat is 24.2 g (37% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 63.1 g (49% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the RDA chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the iron levels in tortilla chips.

iron and nutrition facts in tortilla chips per 100g

Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.Comparing the iron content and the nutritional density in 100g for Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor; We class this as a medium to low iron content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a medium nutritional density value.

Comparing iron in tortilla chips vs spinach

The amount of iron in spinach is 2.7 mg per 100g.As iron percentage of the RDA this is 19 %. Comparing with Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor, in 100g contains 2.02 mg of iron. As a percentage of the RDA this is 14 %. Therefore, spinach has 0.68 mg more iron than Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor. In terms of iron percentage this is 34 % more iron. Spinach has an overall nutritional value score of 68 out of 100, whereas Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.

The highest content of iron in the food items under the general description or type of tortilla chips, is Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, made with olestra, nacho cheese with 4.8 mg of iron per 100g. Comparing spinach with Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, made with olestra, nacho cheese; Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, made with olestra, nacho cheese has 2.1 mg more iron than spinach. In terms of iron percentage this is 78 % more iron.

Amount of iron per 100 Calories

100 calories of snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor is a serving size of 0.21 g, and the amount of Iron is 0.42 mg (2.92% RDA). Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Fat, in 100 Calories are as follows; Protein 1.65 g (2.92% RDA), Fat 5.04 g (7.71% RDA), Carbohydrate 13.15 g (10.21% RDA). This is shown in the iron RDA percentage chart below, based on 100 Calories, along with the other important nutrients and macro nutrients. iron and nutrition facts in tortilla chips per 100 calories

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 oz (or 28.35 g)

For the food Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor the typical serving size is 1 oz (or 28.35 g) which contains 0.57 mg of Iron. The iron percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 4 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 25.0 servings of the typical serving size 1 oz (or 28.35 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 136.08 kcal, the Protein content is 2.24 g, the Fat content is 6.86 g and the Carbohydrate content is 17.89 g. The percentages are shown below in the iron chart, for the typical serving of iron and the related and important nutritional values.iron and nutritional content in tortilla chips

Macronutrients in Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor


The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 oz or 28.35 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 6.5 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 59.7 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 69.8 (kcal).iron, calories and nutritional content in tortilla chips

Milligrams of iron in tortilla chips (per 100g)

This list of 12 types of tortilla chips, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, made with olestra, nacho cheese through to Snacks, tortilla chips, nacho cheese where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional iron content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much iron in tortilla chips.

The list below gives the total iron content in the 12 items from the general description 'tortilla chips' each of which show the iron amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. Below, is the top 12 food items shown in the iron chart. This gives a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

tortilla chips iron per 100g

The corresponding nutritional value for tortilla chips based on our density score out of 100 (ranked by the amount of iron per 100g) is shown in the below nutritional density chart. tortilla chips iron per 100g

The corresponding Calories for tortilla chips ranked by the amount of iron per 100g is shown below in the tortilla chips calories chart. tortilla chips iron per 100g

Average Content for tortilla chips

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of iron contained in 100g of tortilla chips, based on the list below of 12 different items under the general description of tortilla chips, is 2.12 mg of iron. This average value corresponds to 15.14 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 461.92 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 8.43 g, the average amount of Fat is 17.94 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Iron is found in Snacks, tortilla chips, nacho-flavor, reduced fat which in 100g contains 1.63 mg of Iron. This corresponds to 12 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 445 kcal, the amount of Protein is 8.7 g, the amount of Fat is 15.2 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 71.6 g.

Highest iron Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 12 different tortilla chips nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of iron is found in Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, made with olestra, nacho cheese which contains 4.8 mg of iron per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 34 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 318 kcal, the Protein content is 8.44 g, the Fat content is 3.53 g, the Carbohydrate content is 65.22 g. chart to show highest iron in tortilla chips per 100g

The lowest amount of iron in 100g is in Snacks, tortilla chips, nacho cheese which contains 1.09 mg. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 8 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 514 kcal, the amount of Protein is 8.15 g, the amount of Fat is 26.07 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 61.74 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a iron range of 3.71 mg per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 196 kcal for Calories, 0.29 g for Protein, 22.54 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of iron per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high iron foods in your diet. For example 100g of Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor contains 2.02 mg of iron. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the iron nutritional content.

The food with the highest iron content per typical serving is Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, made with olestra, nacho cheese which contains 1.36 mg in 1 oz (or 28.35 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 10 %. For this serving the Calories content is 90.15 kcal, the Protein content is 2.39 g, the Fat content is 1 g and the Carbohydrate content is 18.49 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing iron which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods rich in iron.


Tortilla chips List, iron Content per 100g

1. Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, made with olestra, nacho cheese - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 16 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron
(%RDA)
Calories
(%RDA)
Carbohydrate
(%RDA)
Fat
(%RDA)
Protein
(%RDA)
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  4.8 mg (34%)318 kcal (16%)65.22 g (50%)3.53 g (5%)8.44 g (15%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   1.36 mg (10%) 90.15 kcal (5%) 18.49 g (14%) 1 g (2%) 2.39 g (4%)
2. Snacks, tortilla chips, nacho-flavor, made with enriched masa flour - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  3.7 mg (26%)498 kcal (25%)62.4 g (48%)25.6 g (39%)7.8 g (14%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   1.05 mg (8%) 141.18 kcal (7%) 17.69 g (14%) 7.26 g (11%) 2.21 g (4%)
3. Snacks, tortilla chips, plain, white corn - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2.32 mg (17%)489 kcal (24%)65.56 g (50%)23.36 g (36%)7.79 g (14%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.66 mg (5%) 138.63 kcal (7%) 18.59 g (14%) 6.62 g (10%) 2.21 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 bag (or 213g):
  4.94 mg (35%) 1041.57 kcal (52%) 139.64 g (107%) 49.76 g (77%) 16.59 g (30%)
4. Snacks, tortilla chips, unsalted, white corn - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2.32 mg (17%)503 kcal (25%)65.32 g (50%)23.36 g (36%)7.79 g (14%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 26g):
   0.6 mg (4%) 130.78 kcal (7%) 16.98 g (13%) 6.07 g (9%) 2.03 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 bag and single serving (or 28g):
  0.65 mg (5%) 140.84 kcal (7%) 18.29 g (14%) 6.54 g (10%) 2.18 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 10 chips (or 18g):
  0.42 mg (3%) 90.54 kcal (5%) 11.76 g (9%) 4.2 g (6%) 1.4 g (3%)
5. Snacks, tortilla chips, taco-flavor - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  2.02 mg (14%)480 kcal (24%)63.1 g (49%)24.2 g (37%)7.9 g (14%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.57 mg (4%) 136.08 kcal (7%) 17.89 g (14%) 6.86 g (11%) 2.24 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 bag (8 oz) (or 227g):
  4.59 mg (33%) 1089.6 kcal (54%) 143.24 g (110%) 54.93 g (85%) 17.93 g (32%)
6. Snacks, tortilla chips, nacho-flavor, reduced fat - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.63 mg (12%)445 kcal (22%)71.6 g (55%)15.2 g (23%)8.7 g (16%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.46 mg (3%) 126.16 kcal (6%) 20.3 g (16%) 4.31 g (7%) 2.47 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 bag (6 oz) (or 170g):
  2.77 mg (20%) 756.5 kcal (38%) 121.72 g (94%) 25.84 g (40%) 14.79 g (26%)
7. Snacks, tortilla chips, light (baked with less oil) - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.63 mg (12%)465 kcal (23%)73.4 g (56%)15.2 g (23%)8.7 g (16%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup and crushed (or 63g):
   1.03 mg (7%) 292.95 kcal (15%) 46.24 g (36%) 9.58 g (15%) 5.48 g (10%)
  Other serving sizes 10 chips (or 16g):
  0.26 mg (2%) 74.4 kcal (4%) 11.74 g (9%) 2.43 g (4%) 1.39 g (2%)
8. Tortilla chips, low fat, baked without fat - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.6 mg (11%)415 kcal (21%)80 g (62%)5.7 g (9%)11 g (20%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.45 mg (3%) 117.65 kcal (6%) 22.68 g (17%) 1.62 g (2%) 3.12 g (6%)
9. Snacks, tortilla chips, low fat, unsalted - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 15 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.6 mg (11%)416 kcal (21%)80.1 g (62%)5.7 g (9%)11 g (20%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.45 mg (3%) 117.94 kcal (6%) 22.71 g (17%) 1.62 g (2%) 3.12 g (6%)
10. Snacks, tortilla chips, ranch-flavor - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.38 mg (10%)501 kcal (25%)62.74 g (48%)24.63 g (38%)7.19 g (13%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.39 mg (3%) 142.03 kcal (7%) 17.79 g (14%) 6.98 g (11%) 2.04 g (4%)
  Other serving sizes 1 bag (7 oz) (or 198g):
  2.73 mg (20%) 991.98 kcal (50%) 124.23 g (96%) 48.77 g (75%) 14.24 g (25%)
11. Tortilla chips, yellow, plain, salted - Iron
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Snacks
  Iron Calories Carbohydrate Fat Protein
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  1.34 mg (10%)499 kcal (25%)66.89 g (51%)22.74 g (35%)6.72 g (12%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 oz (or 28.35g):
   0.38 mg (3%) 141.47 kcal (7%) 18.96 g (15%) 6.45 g (10%) 1.91 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 10 chips (or 25g):
  0.34 mg (2%) 124.75 kcal (6%) 16.72 g (13%) 5.69 g (9%) 1.68 g (3%)
  Other serving sizes 1 package (or 335g):
  4.49 mg (32%) 1671.65 kcal (84%) 224.08 g (172%) 76.18 g (117%) 22.51 g (40%)






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