Corn Flour, Masa Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 361

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4g %5

Saturated Fat 1g %2

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 5mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 77g %26

Dietary Fiber 6g %22

Total Sugars 2g

Protein 8g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 138.0mg %10

Iron 1.5mg %8

Potassium 262mg %6

Phosphorus 231.0mg %23

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in corn flour, masa

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin A 5.0IU %0

Vitamin E 0.1mg %1

Choline, total 8.6mg %2

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.2mg %4

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %7

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.6mg %10

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.2mg %19

Vitamin B6 0.5mg %37

Minerals in corn flour, masa

Sodium 5.0mg %0

Potassium 262.0mg %7

Iron 1.5mg %8

Calcium 138.0mg %11

Zinc 1.8mg %13

Manganese 0.4mg %16

Selenium 10.5µg %19

Magnesium 93.0mg %22

Phosphorus 231.0mg %23

Copper 0.2mg %23

Amino Acids in corn flour, masa

Lysine 0.2g %10

Isoleucine 0.3g %18

Valine 0.4g %19

Tryptophan 0.1g %21

Methionine 0.2g %21

Threonine 0.2g %22

Tyrosine 0.2g %24

Histidine 0.3g %35

Leucine 1.0g %35

Phenylalanine 0.4g %44

Cystine 0.2g %59

Fatty Acids in corn flour, masa

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of corn flour, masa is 7.8/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Corn Flour, Masa has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 27
Isoleucine 30 35
Valine 39 48
Tryptophan 6 8
Threonine 23 31
Histidine 15 33
Leucine 59 128
Met+Cys 22 44
Phe+Tyr 30 80

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in corn flour, masa is 0.9 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of corn flour, masa is 3.6 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in corn flour, masa as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for corn flour, masa is 12/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for corn flour, masa

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 8.61 <12
Potassium:Sodium 52.40 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 1.48 <2
Iron:Copper 7.18 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.60 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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