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Nutritional Facts: Homemade Biscuits

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  2 cups (250g)
flour
3 teaspoons (14g)
baking powder
1/2 teaspoon (3g)
table salt
3 tablespoons (38g)
shortening
2/3 cup (163g)
milk
Total 1 serving
Alanine (g) 0.8 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.2 1 0
Alcohol (g) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Arginine (g) 1.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.2 1 0
Ash (g) 1.2 9.9 3.0 0.0 1.2 15 1
Aspartic acid (g) 1.1 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.4 1 0
Caffeine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Calcium (mg) 37.5 1,016.2 0.7 0.0 193.7 1,248 104
Calories 910.0 7.0 0.0 339.5 104.2 1,361 113
Calories (kj) 3,807.5 29.4 0.0 1,420.4 436.2 5,693 474
Carbohydrates (g) 190.8 3.3 0.0 0.0 7.6 202 17
Cholesterol (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 22.8 23 2
Copper (mg) 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0
Cystine (g) 0.5 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.0 1 0
Dietary Fiber (g) 6.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 7 1
Folate (mcg) 457.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.1 466 39
Folate, DFE (mcg) 727.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.1 736 61
Folate, food (mcg) 72.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.1 81 7
Folic acid (mcg) 385.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 385 32
Glutamic acid (g) 8.7 n/a 0.0 0.0 1.1 10 1
Glycine (g) 0.9 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.1 1 0
Histidine (g) 0.6 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.1 1 0
Iron (mg) 11.6 1.6 0.0 0.0 0.1 13 1
Isoleucine (g) 0.9 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.3 1 0
Leucine (g) 1.8 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.5 2 0
Lysine (g) 0.6 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.4 1 0
Magnesium (mg) 55.0 5.4 0.0 0.0 21.2 82 7
Manganese (mg) 1.7 0.0 0.0 n/a 0.0 2 0
Methionine (g) 0.5 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.1 1 0
Monounsaturated Fat (g) 0.2 0.0 0.0 17.1 1.7 19 2
Niacin (mg) 14.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 15 1
Pantothenic acid (mg) 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 2 0
Phenylalanine (g) 1.3 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.3 2 0
Phosphorus (mg) 270.0 1,368.7 0.0 0.0 151.4 1,790 149
Phytosterols n/a n/a 0.0 76.8 0.0 77 6
Polyunsaturated Fat (g) 1.0 0.0 0.0 10.0 0.2 11 1
Potassium (mg) 267.5 0.7 0.2 0.0 245.7 514 43
Proline (g) 3.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.5 4 0
Protein (g) 25.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.3 31 3
Retinol (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 50.5 50 4
Riboflavin (mg) 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 1 0
Saturated Fat (g) 0.4 0.0 0.0 9.6 3.7 14 1
Selenium (mcg) 84.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.3 88 7
Serine (g) 1.3 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.3 2 0
Sodium (mg) 5.0 1,089.2 1,162.7 0.0 79.7 2,337 195
Sugar (g) 0.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 1 0
Theobromine (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Thiamin (mg) 2.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2 0
Threonine (g) 0.7 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.2 1 0
Tocopherol, alpha (mg) 0.2 0.0 0.0 2.4 n/a 3 0
Tocopherol, beta (mg) 0.2 n/a n/a 0.2 n/a 0 0
Tocopherol, delta (mg) 0.1 n/a n/a 5.9 n/a 6 0
Tocopherol, gamma (mg) 1.0 n/a n/a 12.4 n/a 13 1
Total Fat (g) 2.5 0.0 0.0 38.4 6.0 47 4
Tryptophan (g) 0.3 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0
Tyrosine (g) 0.8 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.3 1 0
Valine (g) 1.0 n/a 0.0 0.0 0.4 1 0
Vitamin A, IU (IU) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 224.6 225 19
Vitamin A, RAE (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 53.7 54 4
Vitamin B-12 (mcg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 1 0
Vitamin B-6 (mg) 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0 0
Vitamin C (mg) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.4 2 0
Vitamin D (IU) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 n/a 0 0
Water (g) 29.8 0.6 0.0 0.0 142.7 173 14
Zinc (mg) 1.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 2 0

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