Welcome to the Sugar nutritional content for 4 different types of yams ranging from 0.5 to 0.31 g per 100g. The nutritional Sugar 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 nutrition breakdown to answer the question how much Sugar is found in yams?

The list below, brought to you by dietandfitnesstoday.com, gives the total Sugar content in the 4 items from the general description 'yams' each of which show the Sugar amount as well as calories and common serving sizes. These 4 types of yams range from Yam, raw through to Mountain yam, hawaii, raw and are ranked by the content or amount per 100g.

An example from the list below under the general description of yams is Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, without salt and in this food example the amount of Sugar per 100g is 0.49 g. The associated calorie content for this food item is 116 kcal per 100g, which is 6 % of the recommended daily calorie allowance.The top 4 food items are shown in the graph below, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page.

yams sugar per 100g

Average Value for yams

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of Sugar contained in 100g of yams, based on the list below of 4 different items under the general description of yams, is 0.45 g of Sugar. The average calories for the foods listed is 103.75 kcal which is 5 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.

Median Value for yams

The median value of Sugar is found in Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, with salt which in 100g contains 0.49 g of Sugar. The calories for the median food listed is 114 kcal which is 5.7 % of the daily value for calories per 100g serving.

Highest Sugar Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 4 different yams nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of Sugar is found in Yam, raw which contains 0.5 g of Sugar per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is % and provides a calorie content of 118 kcal in 100g. The lowest amount of Sugar is in Mountain yam, hawaii, raw which in 100g contains 0.31 g of Sugar. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance % of the RDA. The corresponding calories in 100g for Mountain yam, hawaii, raw is 67 kcal.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a range of 0.19 g of Sugar per 100g. The range of calories for these foods is from 118 kcal through to 67 kcal. The equivalent percentage of the daily recommended calories is 6 % through to 3.35 % for a 2000 Calorie per day diet.

From this list of foods there are zero foods which contain greater than 50% of the RDA per 100g of Sugar.

Highest Amount of Sugar per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high Sugar foods. For example 100g of Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, without salt contains 0.49 g of Sugar. 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 Sugar nutritional content.

For Yam, raw, which contains the highest amount of Sugar in 100 g, the amount of Sugar in a typical serving of 1 cup, cubes (or 150 g) is 0.75 g.

The food with the highest Sugar content per typical serving is Yam, raw which contains 0.75 g in 1 cup, cubes (or 150 g).

For each item listed below the serving size can be rescaled to show the nutritional breakdown as well as the Sugar content.

Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition breakdown for all foods containing Sugar which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutrition and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of foods with a high Sugar content




 

Yams Sugar Content per 100g

 
Sugar in 100g of 'yams', click a link for different servings.
1. Yam, raw - Sugar
  0.5 g of Sugar per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 118 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, cubes (or 150g), Sugar nutritional content is 0.75 g .  Calories per serving are 177 kcal (9 %DV cals).
2. Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, without salt - Sugar
  0.49 g of Sugar per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 116 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, cubes (or 136g), Sugar nutritional content is 0.67 g .  Calories per serving are 157.76 kcal (8 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup, cubes (or 68g), Sugar content is 0.33 g .  Calories per serving are 78.88 kcal (4 %DV cals).
3. Yam, cooked, boiled, drained, or baked, with salt - Sugar
  0.49 g of Sugar per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 114 kcal per 100g(6 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of 1 cup, cubes (or 136g), Sugar nutritional content is 0.67 g .  Calories per serving are 155.04 kcal (8 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - .5 cup, cubes (or 68g), Sugar content is 0.33 g .  Calories per serving are 77.52 kcal (4 %DV cals).
4. Mountain yam, hawaii, raw - Sugar
  0.31 g of Sugar per 100g.
  For this serving the amount of Calories is 67 kcal per 100g(3 %DV cals).
  A typical serving of .5 cup, cubes (or 68g), Sugar nutritional content is 0.21 g .  Calories per serving are 45.56 kcal (2 %DV cals).
  Other food servings - 1 yam (or 420g), Sugar content is 1.3 g .  Calories per serving are 281.4 kcal (14 %DV cals).




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Sugar and Nutrition Facts - Top 199 Foods

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