Semolina nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size
Semolina Glycemic index (GI)
According to the numbers from The International Tables of Glycemic Index, the glycemic index of semolina is 54.
Steamed semolina has a GI that falls in the range of 55±9, while pre-roasted semolina has a higher GI of 76±6.
The glycemic index of Semolina with fermented black gram dhal falls within the range of 46±12, whereas semolina with fermented green gram dhal has a much higher GI. It falls in the range of 62±20.
The bread made from Semolina has GI equal to 64.
The GI of roasted at 105°C then gelatinized semolina from India is about 55±9, while steamed and gelatinized semolina has the GI within 54±13 .
Based on the study, the GI of 100% durum semolina spaghetti is equal to 57 (mean of three cooking times) .
Semolina is rich in carbs. It contains 80 g carbs per 100 g. It is also rich in dietary fiber and magnesium. Due to these components, it may reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease .
By following the link you will find the glycemic index table with sources.
Important nutritional characteristics for Semolina
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Fiber content ratio for Semolina
All nutrients for Semolina per 100g
|Nutrient||DV%||In TOP % of foods||Value||Comparison|
|Protein||18%||52%||7.51g||2.7 times more than Broccoli|
|Fats||2%||74%||1.03g||32.3 times less than Cheese|
|Carbs||27%||4%||80.89g||2.9 times more than Rice|
|Calories||19%||19%||374kcal||8 times more than Orange|
|Starch||28%||87%||68.29g||4.5 times more than Potato|
|Fructose||0%||93%||0.02g||295 times less than Apple|
|Sugar||0%||73%||0.33g||27.2 times less than Coca-Cola|
|Fiber||7%||39%||1.8g||1.3 times less than Orange|
|Calcium||7%||27%||71mg||1.8 times less than Milk|
|Iron||9%||69%||0.74mg||3.5 times less than Beef|
|Magnesium||6%||37%||27mg||5.2 times less than Almond|
|Phosphorus||22%||52%||153mg||1.2 times less than Chicken meat|
|Potassium||5%||65%||174mg||1.2 times more than Cucumber|
|Sodium||0%||96%||2mg||245 times less than White Bread|
|Zinc||9%||53%||1.02mg||6.2 times less than Beef|
|Copper||32%||26%||0.28mg||2 times more than Shiitake|
|Vitamin E||0%||92%||0.03mg||48.7 times less than Kiwifruit|
|Vitamin B1||19%||32%||0.22mg||1.2 times less than Pea|
|Vitamin B2||4%||81%||0.05mg||2.6 times less than Avocado|
|Vitamin B3||32%||32%||5.05mg||1.9 times less than Turkey meat|
|Vitamin B5||13%||48%||0.67mg||1.7 times less than Sunflower seed|
|Vitamin B6||35%||27%||0.45mg||3.8 times more than Oat|
|Folate||2%||68%||8µg||7.6 times less than Brussels sprout|
|Vitamin K||0%||88%||0.1µg||1016 times less than Broccoli|
|Tryptophan||0%||78%||0.1mg||3 times less than Chicken meat|
|Threonine||0%||80%||0.27mg||2.7 times less than Beef|
|Isoleucine||0%||79%||0.34mg||2.7 times less than Salmon|
|Leucine||0%||79%||0.66mg||3.7 times less than Tuna|
|Lysine||0%||85%||0.22mg||2.1 times less than Tofu|
|Methionine||0%||76%||0.18mg||1.9 times more than Quinoa|
|Phenylalanine||0%||79%||0.4mg||1.7 times less than Egg|
|Valine||0%||77%||0.47mg||4.3 times less than Soybean|
|Histidine||0%||80%||0.19mg||4 times less than Turkey meat|
|Saturated Fat||1%||74%||0.29g||20.1 times less than Beef|
|Monounsaturated Fat||0%||76%||0.26g||38 times less than Avocado|
|Polyunsaturated fat||0%||70%||0.32g||146.5 times less than Walnut|
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.