Cornmeal Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 354

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2g %2

Saturated Fat 0g %1

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 7mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 79g %27

Dietary Fiber 4g %13

Total Sugars 2g

Protein 7g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 3.0mg %0

Iron 4.4mg %24

Potassium 142mg %3

Phosphorus 99.0mg %9

* 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 cornmeal

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin A 3.0IU %0

Vitamin E 0.1mg %1

Choline, total 8.6mg %2

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.2mg %5

Vitamin B6 0.2mg %14

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.4mg %29

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 5.0mg %31

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.6mg %46

Minerals in cornmeal

Calcium 3.0mg %0

Sodium 7.0mg %0

Potassium 142.0mg %4

Zinc 0.7mg %5

Manganese 0.2mg %8

Magnesium 32.0mg %8

Copper 0.1mg %8

Phosphorus 99.0mg %10

Selenium 10.5µg %19

Iron 4.4mg %24

Amino Acids in cornmeal

Lysine 0.1g %5

Tryptophan 0.0g %13

Threonine 0.2g %15

Isoleucine 0.2g %16

Valine 0.3g %17

Tyrosine 0.2g %20

Methionine 0.2g %21

Histidine 0.2g %23

Leucine 1.0g %34

Phenylalanine 0.4g %39

Cystine 0.2g %52

Fatty Acids in cornmeal

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 cornmeal is 5.1/100 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.

Cornmeal has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 15
Tryptophan 6 5
Threonine 23 25
Isoleucine 30 35
Valine 39 48
Histidine 15 25
Leucine 59 144
Met+Cys 22 46
Phe+Tyr 30 79

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 cornmeal is 0.8 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 cornmeal is 3.7 which makes it a medium energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in cornmeal as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for cornmeal is 10/100 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 cornmeal

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 8.68 <12
Potassium:Sodium 20.29 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.09 <2
Iron:Copper 57.89 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.03 >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 46%

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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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