Barley starch Nutrition Label

Barley starch Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 337kcal (1,409 kj)
70%
Carbohydrates 81.60g
33%
Sugars 0.90g
Starch 80.70g
Sucrose 0.20g
Maltose 0.10g
Fructose 0.10g
Galactose 0.00g
Glucose 0.50g
Protein 0.06g
0%
Fat 0.25g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.00g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.00g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.00g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 0.00mg
Iron 0.60mg
3%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 18.00mg
2%
Chromium 3.00ug
12%
Sodium 3.70mg
0%
Iodine 30.00ug
20%
Copper 0.08mg
0%
Salt 9.43mg
0%
Selenium 1.00ug
2%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.00mg
0%
Zinc 0.20mg
3%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 0.00ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.00mg
0%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.01mg
1%
Manganese 0.10mg
6%
Magnesium 8.00mg
3%
Potassium 60.00mg
3%
Fluoride 0.03mg
1%
Phosphorus 80.00mg
11%
Vitamin k 0.00ug
0%
Fibre, total 1.40g
0%
Fibre, dietary 1.40g
6%
Niacin equivalents, total 0.15mg
1%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 25.00ug
6%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 16.29g
1%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Barley starch

What is Barley starch?

Barley starch is a type of carbohydrate derived from barley grains. It is commonly used as a thickening agent in food products and can also be used in the production of alcoholic beverages. Barley starch is gluten-free and may be used as an alternative to wheat-based starches for individuals with gluten sensitivities.

What are the health benefits of barley starch?

Barley starch is a good source of dietary fiber, which can aid in digestive health and promote a feeling of fullness. Additionally, it has a low glycemic index, meaning it can help regulate blood sugar levels. Barley starch also contains important nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, which contribute to overall health and well-being.

Barley starch Health Risks

Barley starch does not pose any major health risks for most people. However, individuals with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity should avoid barley starch as it contains gluten. Additionally, consuming excessive amounts of barley starch may lead to an increase in blood sugar levels for those with diabetes or insulin resistance.

How much barley starch to eat per day?

There is no set recommendation for the specific amount of barley starch to eat per day as it can vary based on individual dietary needs and health goals. As a general guideline, it's recommended to include whole grains like barley in your diet in moderation as part of a balanced meal plan. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggest making at least half of your grains whole grains, and incorporating a variety of grains into your diet for optimal nutrition.

Are barley starch allergies common?

Barley starch allergies are relatively uncommon, but individuals with a barley allergy should exercise caution and consult a healthcare professional before consuming products containing barley starch.

Barley starch Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Barley starch

Fat 1%
Carbohydrates 99%
Protein 0%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Barley starch. See full profile

Tryptophan 1%
Cystine 2%
Phenylalanine 2%
Histidine 3%
Methionine 3%
Tyrosine 3%
Isoleucine 4%
Threonine 4%
Glycine 4%
Serine 5%
Valine 5%
Alanine 5%
Lysine 5%
Leucine 7%
Aspartic acid 8%
Arginine 8%
Proline 11%
Glutamic acid 18%

Component Breakdown for Barley starch

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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