Welcome to the nutritional Protein content for 2 different types of quinoa ranging from 14.12 to 4.4 g per 100g. The basic value from the general description of quinoa is Quinoa, cooked which in 100g contains 4.4 g of Protein. As a source of Protein, this corresponds to 9 % of the RDA. For this serving in your diet the amount of Calories is 120 kcal, the amount of Fat is 1.92 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 21.3 g.

This list of 2 types of quinoa, is brought to you by 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 is in quinoa?

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 Value for quinoa

The 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 amount of Calories is 368 kcal, the amount of Fat is 6.07 g, the amount of Carbohydrate 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 amount of Calories is 368 kcal, the amount of Fat is 6.07 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 64.16 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.


 

Quinoa List, Protein Content per 100g

 
1. Quinoa, uncooked - Protein
  14.12 g of Protein per 100g (28% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 6.07 g of Fat (9% DV), 64.16 g of Carbohydrate (49% DV), 368 kcal of Calories (18% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 170g).
  The Protein content is 24 g (48% DV), Fat 10.32 g (16% DV), Carbohydrate 109.07 g (84% DV), Calories 625.6 kcal (31% DV),
2. Quinoa, cooked - Protein
  4.4 g of Protein per 100g (9% DV).
  For this serving of 100g there is 1.92 g of Fat (3% DV), 21.3 g of Carbohydrate (16% DV), 120 kcal of Calories (6% DV),
  Typical Serving size of 1 cup (or 185g).
  The Protein content is 8.14 g (16% DV), Fat 3.55 g (5% DV), Carbohydrate 39.41 g (30% DV), Calories 222 kcal (11% DV),




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