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Wheat Flour Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 349

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1g %2

Saturated Fat 0g %1

Trans Fat ~g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 2mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 74g %25

Dietary Fiber 2g %8

Total Sugars 1g

Protein 12g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 20.0mg %1

Iron 1.3mg %7

Potassium 138mg %3

Phosphorus 112.0mg %11

* 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 wheat flour

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin A 0.0IU %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin C 0.0mg %0

Vitamin K 0.3µg %0

Vitamin E 0.1mg %0

Choline, total 10.4mg %2

Vitamin B6 0.0mg %2

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %6

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.2mg %7

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.4mg %8

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.2mg %16

Minerals in wheat flour

Sodium 2.0mg %0

Calcium 20.0mg %2

Potassium 138.0mg %4

Zinc 0.8mg %6

Iron 1.3mg %7

Magnesium 30.0mg %7

Phosphorus 112.0mg %11

Copper 0.2mg %18

Manganese 0.7mg %30

Selenium 27.5µg %50

Amino Acids in wheat flour

Lysine 0.3g %12

Tyrosine 0.2g %17

Methionine 0.2g %21

Valine 0.5g %24

Leucine 0.7g %25

Isoleucine 0.4g %26

Threonine 0.3g %26

Histidine 0.2g %30

Tryptophan 0.1g %43

Phenylalanine 0.5g %54

Cystine 0.3g %89

Fatty Acids in wheat flour

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 wheat flour is 2.7/100 which makes it a good quality carbohydrate food.

2.7
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Protein Completeness

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

Wheat Flour has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Lysine 45 23
Valine 39 40
Leucine 59 61
Isoleucine 30 32
Threonine 23 25
Histidine 15 19
Tryptophan 6 11
Met+Cys 22 36
Phe+Tyr 30 55

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 wheat flour is 1.4 which makes it a low P:E food.

1.4
low P:E
high P:E
medium P:E

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 wheat flour is 3.6 which makes it a medium energy density food.

3.6%
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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in wheat flour as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for wheat flour is 11/100 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.

nutrient density score

11%
low
excellent
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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 wheat flour

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 5.22 <12
Potassium:Sodium 69.00 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.67 <2
Iron:Copper 8.07 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.18 >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 47%

47%
low satiety
high satiety
medium satiety

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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.

92% of insulinogenic calories

92%
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