Quaker Plain Grits

Cereals, QUAKER, corn grits, instant, plain, prepared (microwaved or boiling water added), without salt

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

1 cup (219g)

Amount per serving

Calories

162

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.1g

1%

Saturated Fat 0.2g

1%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol

Sodium 497mg

22%

Total Carbohydrate 34.9g

13%

Dietary Fiber 2.4g

9%

Total Sugars 0.2g

Protein 3.5g

Vitamin D

Calcium 140mg

11%

Iron 15mg

82%

Potassium 59mg

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.

Detailed Nutrient Information

Vitamin C

0%

0 mg

Thiamin

26%

0.31 mg

Riboflavin

23%

0.3 mg

Niacin

23%

3.66 mg

Pantothenic Acid

2%

0.11 mg

Vitamin B6

4%

0.06 mg

Folate

59.1 mcg

Folic Acid

32.9 mcg

Food Folate

24.1 mcg

Fortified Folate

81 mcg

Choline

1%

5.69 mg

Betaine

0.44 mg

Vitamin B12

Added Vitamin B12

Biotin

Vitamin A

Retinol

Beta Carotene

Alpha Carotene

Beta Cryptoxanthin

Vitamin A IU

Lycophene

Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Vitamin E

0%

0.02 mg

Added Vitamin E

Beta Tocopherol

0 mg

Gamma Tocopherol

0.11 mg

Delta Tocopherol

0.02 mg

Alpha Tocotreniol

0.04 mg

Beta Tocotreniol

0 mg

Gamma Tocotreniol

0.24 mg

Delta Tocotreniol

0 mg

Vitamin D2 and D3

Vitamin D2

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D

Vitamin K

0%

0 mcg

Dihydrophylloquinone

Menaquinone-4

Calcium

11%

140 mg

Iron

82%

14.7 mg

Magnesium

3%

13.1 mg

Phosphorus

2%

30.7 mg

Potassium

1%

59.1 mg

Sodium

22%

497 mg

Zinc

2%

0.2 mg

Copper

0%

0 mg

Manganese

5%

0.11 mg

Selenium

Fluoride

Iodine

Fat

1%

1.07 g

Saturated Fat

1%

0.17 g

Butyric Acid

Caproic Acid

Caprylic Acid

0 g

Capric Acid

0 g

Lauric Acid

0 g

Tridecylic Acid

Myristic Acid

0 g

Pentadecylic Acid

0 g

Palmitic Acid

0.15 g

Margaric Acid

0 g

Stearic Acid

0.02 g

Arachidic Acid

0 g

Behenic Acid

0 g

Lignoceric Acid

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0.18 g

Myristoleic Acid

0 g

Pentadecenoic Acid

0 g

Hexadec-9-enoic Acid

0 g

Palmitoleic Acid

Trans Hexadec 9 Enoic Acid

Heptadecylic Acid

0 g

Octadec-9-enoic Acid

0.18 g

Oleic Acid

Elaidic Acid

Vaccenic Acid

Gondoic Acid

0 g

Docos-13-enoic Acid

0 g

Erucic Acid

Brassidic Acid

Nervonic Acid

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0.42 g

9,12-octadecadienoic Acid

0.42 g

Linoleic Acid

Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLAs)

Linolelaidic Acid

9-trans-12-cis-Linoleic Acid

Trans Linoleic Acid

Linolenic Acid

0 g

Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA)

Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)

Punicinic Acid

Paranaric Acid

0 g

Eicosadienoic Acid

0 g

Icosatrienioc Acid

0 g

Eicosatrienoic Acid (ETE)

Dihomo Gamma Linolenic Acid (DGLA)

Eicosatetraenoic Acid (ETA)

0 g

Arachidonic Acid (AA)

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

0 g

Heneicosapentaenoic Acid (HPA)

Adrenic Acid (AdA)

Docosapentanoic Acid (DPA)

0 g

Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA)

0 g

Trans Fat

Trans Monoenoic Fat

Trans Polyenoic Fat

Cholesterol

Phytosterols

Stigmasterols

Campesterol

Beta Sitosterol

Protein

7%

3.46 g

Tryptophan

0.02 g

Threonine

0.11 g

Isoleucine

0.13 g

Leucine

0.5 g

Lysine

0.07 g

Methionine

0.06 g

Cystine

0.07 g

Phenylalanine

0.19 g

Tyrosine

0.12 g

Valine

0.17 g

Arginine

0.13 g

Histidine

0.11 g

Alanine

0.29 g

Aspartic Acid

0.21 g

Glutamic Acid

0.74 g

Glycine

0.11 g

Proline

0.39 g

Serine

0.15 g

Hydroxyproline

Carbohydrates

13%

34.9 g

Fibre

9%

2.41 g

Soluble Fibre

Insoluble Fibre

Sugar

0.22 g

Added Sugar

Sucrose

0.22 g

Glucose

0 g

Fructose

0 g

Lactose

0 g

Maltose

0 g

Galactose

0 g

Sugar Alcohols

Starch

33.7 g

Calories

162 kcal

Water

178 g

Ash

1.66 g

Theobromine

Caffeine

Alcohol

Serving Sizes

  • 1 cup (219g)

Nutrient Sources

  • Excellent source of Thiamin
  • Excellent source of Iron
  • Good source of Riboflavin
  • Good source of Niacin
  • Good source of Sodium

‡ - As defined by Health Canada guidelines.

Nutrition Facts Source: USDA

Macronutrient Profile

Proportions of Macros

Summary:

  • Low Protein
  • Low Fat
  • High Carbs

Foods with similar macro profiles:

Profile of Protein in Item

Essential Amino Acids

Essential amino acids are critical for building protein. For more information, see the Wikipedia page on them.

Protein Quality Score: 42%

Limiting Amino Acid: Lysine

  • Some foods that are a good source of Lysine include eggs, meat (specifically red meat, lamb, pork, and poultry), soy, beans and peas, cheese (particularly Parmesan), and certain fish (such as cod and sardines).

100g of Quaker Plain Grits contains 1.6g of protein, which is about the same as 0.3 eggs, 0.1 chicken breasts, or 0.1 cups (31g) of black beans.

† - Not adjusted for digestibility. See the tables here for reference.

Profile of Carbohydrates in Item

Fraction of Carbs by Type

* Other includes oligosaccharides and other polysaccharides.

Estimated Net Carbs:

  • 32.5g per 1 cup

Profile of Fat in Item

Types of Fats

Low in Saturated Fat.


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