Human Breast Milk Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 71

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4g %6

Saturated Fat 2g %10

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 14mg %0

Sodium 17mg %1

Total Carbohydrate 7g %2

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars 7g

Protein 1g

Vitamin D 3.0IU %0

Calcium 32.0mg %2

Iron 0.0mg %0

Potassium 51mg %1

Phosphorus 14.0mg %1

* 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 human breast milk

Vitamin K 0.3µg %0

Vitamin D 3.0IU %1

Vitamin E 0.1mg %1

Vitamin B6 0.0mg %1

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.2mg %1

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %1

Vitamin B12 0.1µg %2

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.0mg %3

Choline, total 16.0mg %3

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.2mg %4

Vitamin C 5.0mg %6

Vitamin A 212.0IU %7

Minerals in human breast milk

Iron 0.0mg %0

Magnesium 3.0mg %1

Manganese 0.0mg %1

Sodium 17.0mg %1

Zinc 0.2mg %1

Potassium 51.0mg %1

Phosphorus 14.0mg %1

Calcium 32.0mg %2

Selenium 1.8µg %3

Copper 0.1mg %6

Amino Acids in human breast milk

Methionine 0.0g %3

Lysine 0.1g %3

Histidine 0.0g %3

Valine 0.1g %3

Leucine 0.1g %3

Isoleucine 0.1g %4

Threonine 0.0g %4

Phenylalanine 0.0g %5

Tyrosine 0.1g %6

Tryptophan 0.0g %6

Cystine 0.0g %6

Fatty Acids in human breast milk

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 human breast milk 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.

Human Breast Milk has a complete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 68
Histidine 15 23
Valine 39 63
Leucine 59 95
Isoleucine 30 56
Threonine 23 46
Tryptophan 6 17
Met+Cys 22 40
Phe+Tyr 30 99

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 human breast milk is 0.6 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 human breast milk is 0.7 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in human breast milk as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for human breast milk is 13/100 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 human breast milk

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 3.27 <12
Potassium:Sodium 3.00 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 10.67 <2
Iron:Copper 0.00 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 2.29 >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 39%

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This food is insulinogenic with low insulin load.

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

43% of insulinogenic calories