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Millet flour nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

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Millet flour Glycemic index (GI)

70
According to the main international table of Glycemic index (https://care.diabetesjournals.org/content/diacare/suppl/2008/09/18/dc08-1239.DC1/TableA2_1.pdf) glycemic index of Millet flour porridge from Kenya is equal to 107.
Article author photo Victoria Mazmanyan
Profession: Yerevan State Medical University
Last updated: December 04, 2020

Important nutritional characteristics for Millet flour

Millet flour
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
The GI for pearl millet flour is 57
70 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
( grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
7.8 (acidic )
Calories
382
93% Carbs
87% Magnesium
86% Iron
83% Calories
82% Phosphorus
Explanation: The given food contains more Carbs than 93% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Carbs than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Magnesium, Iron, Calories, and Phosphorus.

Macronutrients chart

11% 5% 76% 9% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 22%
10.75 g of 50 g
22%
Fats:
Daily Value: 7%
4.25 g of 65 g
7%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 25%
75.12 g of 300 g
25%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
8.67 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.21 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 382
% Daily Value*
6%
Total Fat 4g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 4mg
25%
Total Carbohydrate 75g
16%
Dietary Fiber 4g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 11g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 14mg 1%

Iron 4mg 50%

Potassium 224mg 7%

*
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.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 5% 148% 85% 123% 20% 1% 72% 179% 131% 179% 0%
Calcium: 14 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 3.94 mg of 8 mg 49%
Magnesium: 119 mg of 420 mg 28%
Phosphorus: 285 mg of 700 mg 41%
Potassium: 224 mg of 3,400 mg 7%
Sodium: 4 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 2.63 mg of 11 mg 24%
Copper: 0.535 mg of 1 mg 59%
Manganese: 1.002 mg of 2 mg 44%
Selenium: 32.7 µg of 55 µg 59%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Magnesium
119 mg
TOP 13%
Iron
3.94 mg
TOP 14%
Phosphorus
285 mg
TOP 18%
Copper
0.535 mg
TOP 20%
Selenium
32.7 µg
TOP 30%
Manganese
1.002 mg
TOP 32%
Zinc
2.63 mg
TOP 33%
Potassium
224 mg
TOP 54%
Calcium
14 mg
TOP 66%
Sodium
4 mg
TOP 92%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 104% 17% 113% 77% 86% 32% 0% 2%
Vitamin A: IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.11 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.413 mg of 1 mg 34%
Vitamin B2: 0.073 mg of 1 mg 6%
Vitamin B3: 6.02 mg of 16 mg 38%
Vitamin B5: 1.267 mg of 5 mg 25%
Vitamin B6: 0.372 mg of 1 mg 29%
Folate: 42 µg of 400 µg 11%
Vitamin B12: µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0.8 µg of 120 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.413 mg
TOP 21%
Vitamin B3
6.02 mg
TOP 25%
Vitamin B5
1.267 mg
TOP 31%
Vitamin B6
0.372 mg
TOP 34%
Folate
42 µg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B2
0.073 mg
TOP 74%
Vitamin K
0.8 µg
TOP 79%
Vitamin E
0.11 mg
TOP 85%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 183% 102% 102% 169% 21% 92% 116% 97% 111%
Tryptophan: 170 mg of 280 mg 61%
Threonine: 354 mg of 1,050 mg 34%
Isoleucine: 473 mg of 1,400 mg 34%
Leucine: 1537 mg of 2,730 mg 56%
Lysine: 144 mg of 2,100 mg 7%
Methionine: 319 mg of 1,050 mg 30%
Phenylalanine: 675 mg of 1,750 mg 39%
Valine: 584 mg of 1,820 mg 32%
Histidine: 257 mg of 700 mg 37%

Fat type information

0.536% 0.924% 2.618%
Saturated Fat: 0.536 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.924 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.618 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

69.88% 1.26%
Starch: 69.88 g
Sucrose: 0.3 g
Glucose: 1.26 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.11 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Millet flour

1.66% 3.5% 69.96%
Sugar: 1.66 g
Fiber: 3.5 g
Other: 69.96 g

All nutrients for Millet flour per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 26% 42% 10.75g 3.8 times more than Broccoli
Fats 7% 54% 4.25g 7.8 times less than Cheese
Carbs 25% 7% 75.12g 2.7 times more than Rice
Calories 19% 17% 382kcal 8.1 times more than Orange
Starch 29% 87% 69.88g 4.6 times more than Potato
Fructose 0% 100% 0g N/A
Sugar 0% 62% 1.66g 5.4 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 14% 23% 3.5g 1.5 times more than Orange
Calcium 1% 66% 14mg 8.9 times less than Milk
Iron 49% 14% 3.94mg 1.5 times more than Beef
Magnesium 28% 13% 119mg 1.2 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 41% 18% 285mg 1.6 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 7% 54% 224mg 1.5 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 92% 4mg 122.5 times less than White Bread
Zinc 24% 33% 2.63mg 2.4 times less than Beef
Copper 59% 20% 0.54mg 3.8 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 85% 0.11mg 13.3 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Vitamin B1 34% 21% 0.41mg 1.6 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 6% 74% 0.07mg 1.8 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 38% 25% 6.02mg 1.6 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 25% 31% 1.27mg 1.1 times more than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 29% 34% 0.37mg 3.1 times more than Oat
Folate 11% 37% 42µg 1.5 times less than Brussels sprout
Vitamin K 1% 79% 0.8µg 127 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 70% 0.17mg 1.8 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 76% 0.35mg 2 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 75% 0.47mg 1.9 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 65% 1.54mg 1.6 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 88% 0.14mg 3.1 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 71% 0.32mg 3.3 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 70% 0.68mg Equal to Egg
Valine 0% 74% 0.58mg 3.5 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 76% 0.26mg 2.9 times less than Turkey meat
Trans Fat 0% 72% 0g 7445 times less than Margarine
Saturated Fat 3% 69% 0.54g 11 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 65% 0.92g 10.6 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 27% 2.62g 18 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172023/nutrients

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