Pizza Hut Cheese Pizza, Pan Crust

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Pizza Hut Cheese Pizza, Pan Crust described in ORAC units is: 170 μ mol TE/100g.


Compared to the other chains, is Pizza Hut pizza bad for you? Well even without toppings, the calorie count per slice is a bit higher than some of their competitors. For the pan crust with just cheese and no toppings, you're looking at 350 calories/slice, Little Caesars is close behind at 310, and Dominos comes in a bit lower at 290. Conclusion? None are a low-calorie food!

But how about antioxidants, do Pizza Hut pizzas give you anything significant? All pizzas have little antioxidant value and 170 ORAC is typical for them. The only U.S. chain in our database that has ranked significantly above that is Papa John's, coming in at 300.

ORAC Source

Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't: Carlsen MH, Halvorsen BL, Holte K, et al. Nutrition Journal NIH Jan 2010