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Pillsbury Crescent Rolls Nutrition

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author image Stacey Phillips
Stacey Phillips is a registered dietitian and nutrition writer. She has had articles and patient information handouts published in the "Renal Nutrition Forum" and the "Journal of Renal Nutrition." She holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and a Masters degree at Central Michigan University.
Pillsbury Crescent Rolls Nutrition
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Pillsbury Crescent rolls, a bread fresh from your oven, come in six different types -- original, reduced fat, big and buttery, big and flaky, garlic butter and place and bake rounds. Eat crescents in moderation because of a high fat content and lack of fiber. The American Heart Association recommends eating six to eight servings of grains per day with half being whole-grain choices.

Macronutrient Composition

One crescent has 90 to 150 calories or 5 to 8 percent of the daily value of calories based on a 2,000-calorie diet. The crescent rolls also contain 1 to 2 grams of protein, which equals 2 to 4 percent of the daily value for protein. Crescents are high in fat, with 4 to 7 grams per serving including 1.5 to 3 grams of saturated fat. This provides 6 to 11 percent of the daily value for fat and 8 to 15 percent of the daily value for saturated fat.

Carbohydrate, Fiber and Sugar Content

Each crescent averages 4 to 6 percent of the daily value of carbohydrates or 11 to 18 grams of carbohydrates per serving. Crescents are a refined grain and contain zero to less than 1 gram of fiber. The sugar content is also low, with 2 to 4 grams per serving.

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Other Crescent Nutrients

Sodium and iron are other nutrients in crescents. The rolls average 9 to 14 percent of the daily value of sodium at 220 to 330 milligrams per serving. Iron -- with 2 to 4 percent of the daily value -- is also included.

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