For the food Quinoa, cooked the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 185 g) which contains 8.14 g of Protein. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 16 %. For this serving the Calories content is 222 kcal, the Fat content is 3.55 g and the Carbohydrate content is 39.41 g.
This list of 2 types of quinoa, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Quinoa, uncooked through to Quinoa, 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 quinoa.
Protein LevelsThe 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 number of food items which are cooked is 1 item. The highest amount of protein from the 1 cooked items is in Quinoa, cooked where the amount is 4.4 g per 100g.
The list below gives the total protein content in the 2 items from the general description 'quinoa' each of which show the protein amount as well as Calories, Fat and Carbohydrate.
Average Content for quinoaThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of protein contained in 100g of quinoa, based on the list below of 2 different items under the general description of quinoa, is 9.26 g of protein. This average value corresponds to 18.52 % 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 244.00 kcal, the average amount of Fat is 4.00 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 42.73 g. For this serving the amount of Calories is 368 kcal, the amount of Fat is 6.07 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 64.16 g.
Highest protein Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 2 different quinoa nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of protein is found in Quinoa, uncooked which contains 14.12 g of protein per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 28 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 368 kcal, the Fat content is 6.07 g, the Carbohydrate content is 64.16 g.
The lowest amount of protein is in Quinoa, cooked which in 100g contains 4.4 g of protein. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 9 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 120 kcal, the amount of Fat is 1.92 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 21.3 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a protein range of 9.72 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 248 kcal for Calories, 4.15 g for Fat, 42.86 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 Quinoa, cooked contains 4.4 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 Quinoa, uncooked which contains 24 g in 1 cup (or 170 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 48 %. For this serving the Calories content is 625.6 kcal, the Fat content is 10.32 g and the Carbohydrate content is 109.07 g.
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