Welcome to the nutritional protein content in 4 different types of millet, ranging from 13 g to 3.51 g per 100g. The basic type of millet is Millet, raw which in 100g contains 11.02 g of protein.

The total recommended daily allowance or RDA for protein is 50 g. For the 100g serving of Millet, raw, the RDA protein percentage is 20 %. Our proprietary nutritional density score gives a nutritional value out of 100 based on 9 different vitamins, minerals and macro nutrients. Millet, raw has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.Comparing the protein content and the nutritional density in 100g for Millet, raw; We class this as a high protein content item.In terms of overall nutritional value we class this as an item with a medium nutritional density value.

This food profile is part of our list of food and drinks under the general group Cereal Grains and Pasta.Other important and protein related nutrients are Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 378 kcal (19% RDA), the amount of Fat is 4.22 g (6% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 72.85 g (56% RDA). The nutritional content and facts for 100g, which includes Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance along with the protein content in millet.

protein and nutrition facts in millet per 100g

Comparing protein in millet vs chicken breast

The amount of protein in chicken breast is 31 g per 100g.As protein percentage of the RDA this is 62 %. Comparing with Millet, raw, in 100g contains 11.02 g of protein. As a percentage of the RDA this is 20 %. Therefore, chicken breast has 19.98 g more protein than Millet, raw. In terms of protein percentage this is 181 % more protein. Chicken breast has an overall nutritional value score of 15 out of 100, whereas Millet, raw has a nutritional value score of 14 out of 100.

Amount of protein per 100 Calories

100 calories of millet, raw is a serving size of 0.26 g, and the amount of Protein is 2.92 g. Other important and related nutrients and macronutrients such as Carbohydrate, in 100 Calories are as follows; Fat 1.12 g , Carbohydrate 19.27 g .

Content per Typical Serving Size 1 cup (or 200 g)

For the food Millet, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 200 g) which contains 22.04 g of Protein. The protein percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 39 %.

To give 100% of the RDA, 2.6 servings of the typical serving size 1 cup (or 200 g) give the complete RDA. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 756 kcal, the Fat content is 8.44 g and the Carbohydrate content is 145.7 g. This data is shown in the graph below for the typical serving of protein and the related and important nutritional values.protein and nutritional content in millet

The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food described above is measured in grams per 100g and grams in a typical serving size (in this case 1 cup or 200 g), although it is also useful to give the number of calories from protein, fat and carbohydrate which are the most important macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 85.3 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 70.6 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 600.3 (kcal).

This list of 4 types of millet, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Millet, puffed through to Millet, cooked where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional protein content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much protein in millet.

Grams of protein in millet (per 100g)

The list below gives the total protein content in the 4 items from the general description 'millet' each of which show the protein amount as well as Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 4 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.

millet protein per 100g

The recommended daily allowance for protein is 56g for an average male. This is the RDA used for all nutrition in the listed data. For a typical woman it is 46g. These values are based on 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. It is also recommended that at least 10% of your calories should be from protein with an upper limit of 35% of your calories from protein.

The level of protein can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total food items which are raw is 1 item. The highest amount of protein from the 1 raw items is in Millet, raw where the content is 11.02 g per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked is 1 item. The highest amount of protein from the 1 cooked items is in Millet, cooked where the amount is 3.51 g per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked millet shows that cooking can change the levels of protein by 7.51 g in a 100g serving.

Average Content for millet

The average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of protein contained in 100g of millet, based on the list below of 4 different items under the general description of millet, is 9.57 g of protein. This average value corresponds to 17.09 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 306.00 kcal, the average amount of Fat is 3.22 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is g.

Median Amount

The median value of Protein is found in Millet, raw which in 100g contains 11.02 g of Protein. This corresponds to 20 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 378 kcal, the amount of Fat is 4.22 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 72.85 g.

Highest protein Content per 100g

Using the list below for the 4 different millet nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of protein is found in Millet, puffed which contains 13 g of protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 23 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 354 kcal, the Fat content is 3.4 g, the Carbohydrate content is 80 g.

The lowest amount of protein is in Millet, cooked which in 100g contains 3.51 g of protein. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 6 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 119 kcal, the amount of Fat is 1 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 23.67 g.

The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a protein range of 9.49 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 235 kcal for Calories, 2.4 g for Fat, 0 g for Carbohydrate.

Highest Amount of protein per Serving

Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high protein foods in your diet. For example 100g of Millet, raw contains 11.02 g of protein. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the protein nutritional content.

The food with the highest protein content per typical serving is Millet, raw which contains 22.04 g in 1 cup (or 200 g). The percentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 39 %. For this serving the Calories content is 756 kcal, the Fat content is 8.44 g and the Carbohydrate content is 145.7 g.

Nutritional Information Summary

From the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing protein which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of protein rich foods.

Millet List, protein Content per 100g

1. Millet, puffed - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Breakfast Cereals
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  13 g (23%)354 kcal (18%)3.4 g (5%)80 g (62%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 21g):
   2.73 g (5%) 74.34 kcal (4%) 0.71 g (1%) 16.8 g (13%)
2. Millet, raw - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Cereal Grains and Pasta
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  11.02 g (20%)378 kcal (19%)4.22 g (6%)72.85 g (56%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 200g):
   22.04 g (39%) 756 kcal (38%) 8.44 g (13%) 145.7 g (112%)
3. Millet flour - Protein
  Nutritional Value : 14 / 100     food group - Cereal Grains and Pasta
  Protein Calories Fat Carbohydrate
  Profile for a 100g serving :
  10.75 g (19%)373 kcal (19%)4.25 g (7%)73.05 g (56%)
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 119g):
   12.79 g (23%) 443.87 kcal (22%) 5.06 g (8%) 86.93 g (67%)

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