Starfish Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 115

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3g %4

Saturated Fat 0g %2

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 56mg %0

Sodium 52mg %3

Total Carbohydrate 0g %0

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 0g

Protein 22g

Vitamin D ~IU %0

Calcium 140.0mg %10

Iron 0.5mg %2

Potassium 390mg %10

Phosphorus 300.0mg %30

* 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 starfish

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin K 0.0µg %0

Vitamin E 0.4mg %3

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %3

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %10

Vitamin B6 0.2mg %12

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.6mg %13

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 2.1mg %13

Choline, total 108.9mg %20

Vitamin B12 5.9µg %246

Minerals in starfish

Manganese 0.0mg %2

Iron 0.5mg %3

Sodium 52.0mg %3

Zinc 0.6mg %4

Magnesium 25.0mg %6

Potassium 390.0mg %10

Calcium 140.0mg %11

Copper 0.1mg %16

Phosphorus 300.0mg %30

Selenium 42.3µg %77

Amino Acids in starfish

Valine 1.0g %51

Leucine 1.5g %52

Isoleucine 0.9g %57

Cystine 0.2g %65

Histidine 0.5g %69

Tryptophan 0.2g %70

Tyrosine 0.7g %72

Methionine 0.6g %81

Lysine 1.8g %81

Threonine 0.9g %84

Phenylalanine 0.9g %91

Fatty Acids in starfish

Omega-3 0.57g %36

DPA 0.08g %53

EPA 0.17g %57

DHA 0.32g %160

"~" 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 starfish is 0.0/100 which makes it a low 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.

Starfish has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Valine 39 45
Leucine 59 69
Isoleucine 30 39
Histidine 15 24
Tryptophan 6 10
Lysine 45 83
Threonine 23 43
Met+Cys 22 38
Phe+Tyr 30 70

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 starfish is 7.7 which makes it a high 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 starfish is 1.2 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

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

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Nutrient Density Score for starfish is 37/100 good).

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 starfish

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 0.05 <4
Zinc:Copper 4.05 <12
Potassium:Sodium 7.50 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 5.60 <2
Iron:Copper 3.38 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.47 >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 66%

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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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