White Unenriched Degermed Cornmeal

Cornmeal, Degermed, Unenriched, White has a high-calorie, very high-carb, low-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 79.25g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is very high in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 7.25 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has a low density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Cornmeal, Degermed, Unenriched, White has been given a composite ranking of 54, and in moderation.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein8%
 Calories from Fat4%
 Calories from Carbs88%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A3 IU0.1%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent0 mcg
Alpha Carotene0 mcg
Beta Carotene1 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin1 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin5 mcg
Vitamin C0 mg
Vitamin E0.16 mg0.53%Bottom 30%Low
Beta Tocopherol0 mg
Gamma Tocopherol0.6 mg
Delta Tocopherol0 mg
Vitamin K0 mcg
Thiamin0.14 mg9.3%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.05 mg2.9%Bottom 30%Low
Niacin1 mg5%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60.2 mg9.9%Mid 40%Average
Folate30 mcg7.5%Top 30%High
Food Folate30 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents30 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.28 mg2.8%Mid 40%Average

Mineral Analysis

Calcium3 mg0.3%Bottom 30%Low
Iron1.1 mg6.1%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium35 mg8.8%Top 30%High
Phosphorus105 mg10.5%Mid 40%Average
Potassium152 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Sodium7 mg0.3%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.71 mg4.7%Mid 40%Average
Copper0.08 mg3.8%Mid 40%Average
Manganese0.18 mg9.1%Mid 40%Average
Selenium11.6 mcg16.6%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate79.2 g26.4%Top 10%Very High
Dietary Fiber4 g16%Top 30%High
Starch73.6 g
Sugars1.7 g
Sucrose730 mg
Glucose570 mg
Fructose180 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose190 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein7.2 g14.5%Mid 40%Average
Tryptophan39 mg
Threonine176 mg
Isoleucine247 mg
Leucine1026.1 mg
Lysine107 mg
Methionine166 mg
Cystine162 mg
Phenylalanine374 mg
Tyrosine191 mg
Valine344 mg
Arginine244 mg
Histidine176 mg
Alanine572.1 mg
Aspartic Acid474 mg
Glutamic Acid1484.2 mg
Glycine221 mg
Proline760.9 mg
Serine348 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.8 g2.8%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.19 g0.97%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Trans Monoenoic Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids19 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids714.9 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water11.3 g
Ash0.5 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 369 Calories from Fat 15

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.8 g 2.8%

Saturated Fat 0.19 g 0.97%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 7 mg 0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 79.2 g 26.4%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 1.7 g

Protein 7.2 g 14.5%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.3% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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