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Nutritional Profile of Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)

We got 48 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks well (Top 250) for three nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks decently (Top 500) for 13 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Breakfast Cereals) shows that it ranks great (Top 10) for one nutrient:

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for three additional nutrients:

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)

12.7%
3.7%
2.2%
80.7%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)

1.4%
1.2%
0.9%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

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Nutrient Profile: Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)

In food category: Breakfast Cereals

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
12.7 g
3.6 g
251
1446
Fiber, total dietary
1.8 g
510.3 mg
115
237
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
280 mg
79.4 mg
288
1648
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
1.2 g
326 mg
110
1863
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
862 mg
244.4 mg
131
1659
Fatty Acids, total saturated
1.4 g
402.6 mg
60
1652
Total Lipid (Fat)
3.7 g
1 g
124
1378
Saturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Butyric Acid (4:0)
63 mg
17.9 mg
14
395
Capric Acid (10:0)
50 mg
14.2 mg
36
482
Caproic Acid (6:0)
39 mg
11.1 mg
15
319
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
23 mg
6.5 mg
39
381
Lauric Acid (12:0)
53 mg
15 mg
54
657
Myristic Acid (14:0)
149 mg
42.2 mg
54
1001
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
735 mg
208.4 mg
60
1551
Stearic Acid (18:0)
283 mg
80.2 mg
43
1408
Monounsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Erucic Acid (22:1)
1 mg
0.3 mg
7
210
Oleic Acid (18:1)
1.1 g
317.5 mg
113
1825
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
21 mg
6 mg
28
962
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
13 mg
3.7 mg
40
461
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
807 mg
228.8 mg
146
1593
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
53 mg
15 mg
95
903
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
2.2 g
623.7 mg
227
1399
Water-soluble Vitamins (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
6 µg
1.7 µg
169
449
Folate, food
6 µg
1.7 µg
48
283
Folate, total
6 µg
1.7 µg
162
388
Niacin
181 µg
51.3 µg
302
2348
Riboflavin
10 µg
2.8 µg
234
801
Thiamin
73 µg
20.7 µg
216
811
Vitamin B6
52 µg
14.7 µg
208
929
Fat-soluble Vitamins (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
380 µg
107.7 µg
129
605
beta-Carotene
11 µg
3.1 µg
54
1155
Phylloquinone
1.8 µg
0.5 µg
34
907
Retinol
164 µg
46.5 µg
120
315
Vitamin A, RAE
165 µg
46.8 µg
123
545
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
47
162
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
67 mg
19 mg
140
479
Copper, Cu
74 µg
21 µg
154
775
Iron, Fe
4.5 mg
1.3 mg
159
474
Magnesium, Mg
24 mg
6.8 mg
111
323
Phosphorus, P
78 mg
22.1 mg
186
591
Potassium, K
68 mg
19.3 mg
234
833
Selenium, Se
4.3 µg
1.2 µg
142
650
Sodium, Na
65 mg
18.4 mg
250
1084
Zinc, Zn
470 µg
133.2 µg
193
877
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
4 mg
1.1 mg
11
377
Choline
5.6 mg
1.6 mg
151
1100
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
80.7 g
22.9 g
56
658
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
88 kcal
24.9 kcal
137
600
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of instant oatmeal (plain, made with water, unspecified if cooking fat added, unspecified if cooking fat added) with 48 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Instant Oatmeal (Plain, Made With Water, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Oz, Cooked28.4 g1.0 oz
1 Packet, Dry, Yields148.0 g5.2 oz
1 Keurig Cup170.0 g6.0 oz
1 Oz, Dry, Yields170.0 g6.0 oz
1 Single Serving Container210.0 g7.4 oz
1 Microwave Cup, Prepared210.0 g7.4 oz
1 Cup, Cooked240.0 g8.5 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of instant oatmeal (plain, made with water, unspecified if cooking fat added, unspecified if cooking fat added)

38 Similar Breakfast Cereals

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Similar Breakfast Cereals 1 - 38

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Instant OatmealNo of
Nutrients
(Made With Fat)
47
(Made With Milk, Made With Fat)
52
(Made With Milk, Made Without Fat)
51
(Made With Milk, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
51
(Made Without Fat)
42
(Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
42
(Fruit Flavored, Made With Fat)
48
(Fruit Flavored, Made Without Fat)
44
(Fruit Flavored, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
48
(Maple Flavored, Made With Fat)
49
(Maple Flavored, Made Without Fat)
44
(Maple Flavored, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
49
(Other Flavors, Made With Fat, Made With Fat)
49
(Other Flavors, Made Without Fat, Made Without Fat)
44
(Other Flavors, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
49
(Plain, Made With Milk, Made With Fat, Made With Fat)
52
(Plain, Made With Milk, Made Without Fat, Made Without Fat)
52
(Plain, Made With Milk, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
52
(Plain, Made With Non-Dairy Milk, Made With Fat, Made With Fat)
51
(Plain, Made With Non-Dairy Milk, Made Without Fat, Made Without Fat)
48
(Plain, Made With Non-Dairy Milk, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added, Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
51
(Plain, Made With Water, Made With Fat, Made With Fat)
48
(Plain, Made With Water, Made Without Fat, Made Without Fat)
40
Instant Oatmeal CerealNo of
Nutrients
(Apple & Cinnamon, Reduced Sugar)
27
(Apples & Cinnamon, Dry)
27
27
(Cinnamon Spice, Reduced Sugar)
27
Instant Oatmeal CerealsNo of
Nutrients
(Cinnamon Swirl, High Fiber)
27
(Cinnamon-Spice, Dry)
76
(Dinosaur Eggs, Brown Sugar, Dry)
27
(Fruit & Cream Variety, Dry)
51
(Fruit & Cream, Variety Of Flavors, Reduced Sugar)
29
(Maple & Brown Sugar, Dry)
73
(Raisin & Spice, Dry)
78
(Raisins, Dates & Walnuts, Dry)
46
(Weight Control, Cinnamon)
28
Weight Control Instant OatmealNo of
Nutrients
28
(Cereals, Maple & Brown Sugar)
28
Figure 5. Similar breakfast cereals 1 to 38.

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