Sweet Corn Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 96

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1g %2

Saturated Fat 0g %1

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 15mg %1

Total Carbohydrate 19g %6

Dietary Fiber 2g %7

Total Sugars 6g

Protein 3g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 2.0mg %0

Iron 0.5mg %2

Potassium 270mg %7

Phosphorus 89.0mg %8

* 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 sweet corn

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin K 0.3µg %0

Vitamin E 0.1mg %0

Choline, total 23.0mg %4

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %4

Vitamin A 187.0IU %6

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %7

Vitamin C 6.8mg %8

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.8mg %11

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.2mg %13

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.7mg %14

Minerals in sweet corn

Calcium 2.0mg %0

Sodium 15.0mg %1

Selenium 0.6µg %1

Iron 0.5mg %3

Zinc 0.5mg %3

Copper 0.1mg %6

Manganese 0.2mg %7

Potassium 270.0mg %7

Magnesium 37.0mg %9

Phosphorus 89.0mg %9

Amino Acids in sweet corn

Lysine 0.1g %6

Tryptophan 0.0g %8

Cystine 0.0g %8

Methionine 0.1g %9

Isoleucine 0.1g %9

Valine 0.2g %9

Threonine 0.1g %11

Histidine 0.1g %12

Leucine 0.3g %12

Tyrosine 0.1g %13

Phenylalanine 0.2g %16

Fatty Acids in sweet corn

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.01g %1

ALA 0.01g %1

"~" 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 sweet corn is 10.5/100 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.

Sweet Corn has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 46
Tryptophan 6 8
Isoleucine 30 43
Valine 39 62
Threonine 23 43
Histidine 15 30
Leucine 59 116
Met+Cys 22 31
Phe+Tyr 30 91

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 sweet corn is 1.3 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 sweet corn is 0.9 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in sweet corn as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for sweet corn is 21/100 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 sweet corn

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 33.71 <4
Zinc:Copper 8.52 <12
Potassium:Sodium 18.00 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.05 <2
Iron:Copper 9.26 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.02 >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.

satiety 56%

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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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