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Nutritional Profile of Whey Based Protein Powder

We got 43 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Whey Based Protein Powder.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks first-class (Top 25) for two nutrients.

These are

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for four additional nutrients:

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Beverages) shows that it ranks very high (Top 10) for 10 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for nine additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Nutrient Content Of Whey Based Protein Powder

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 Whey Based Protein Powder

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 Whey Based Protein Powder

6.3%
1.6%
78.1%
3.4%
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 Whey Based Protein Powder

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 Whey Based Protein Powder

0.8%
0.2%
0.3%
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 Whey Based Protein Powder

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.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Whey Based Protein Powder

In food category: Beverages

Carbohydrates (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
6.3 g
1.8 g
200
1905
Fiber, total dietary
3.1 g
878.8 mg
17
219
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
158 mg
44.8 mg
109
2686
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
299 mg
84.8 mg
39
2216
Fatty Acids, total saturated
781 mg
221.4 mg
52
2075
Total Lipid (Fat)
1.6 g
442.3 mg
66
1592
Saturated Fats (8)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Butyric Acid (4:0)
36 mg
10.2 mg
17
422
Capric Acid (10:0)
16 mg
4.5 mg
46
516
Caproic Acid (6:0)
12 mg
3.4 mg
32
346
Caprylic Acid (8:0)
8 mg
2.3 mg
35
396
Lauric Acid (12:0)
9 mg
2.6 mg
55
701
Myristic Acid (14:0)
73 mg
20.7 mg
63
1077
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
432 mg
122.5 mg
48
1849
Stearic Acid (18:0)
142 mg
40.3 mg
56
1549
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
135 mg
38.3 mg
114
2677
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
18 mg
5.1 mg
23
965
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
264 mg
74.8 mg
34
2130
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
34 mg
9.6 mg
34
922
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
78.1 g
22.1 g
1
7
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
33 µg
9.4 µg
29
422
Folate, food
33 µg
9.4 µg
14
256
Folate, total
33 µg
9.4 µg
24
353
Niacin
1.1 mg
323.2 µg
65
1513
Pantothenic Acid
5.5 mg
1.6 mg
4
40
Riboflavin
2 mg
572.7 µg
4
57
Thiamin
609 µg
172.6 µg
7
301
Vitamin B12
2.5 µg
0.7 µg
11
483
Vitamin B6
607 µg
172.1 µg
17
378
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
469 mg
133 mg
12
155
Copper, Cu
49 µg
13.9 µg
68
800
Iron, Fe
1.1 mg
320.3 µg
37
808
Magnesium, Mg
195 mg
55.3 mg
18
133
Phosphorus, P
1.3 g
374.2 mg
3
14
Potassium, K
500 mg
141.7 mg
34
399
Selenium, Se
26.7 µg
7.6 µg
6
424
Sodium, Na
156 mg
44.2 mg
27
993
Zinc, Zn
6.2 mg
1.8 mg
9
302
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
16 mg
4.5 mg
3
365
Choline
224 mg
63.5 mg
4
60
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
3.4 g
975.2 mg
205
2504
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
10.6 g
3 g
4
50
Kcal (Energy)
352 kcal
99.8 kcal
33
336
KJ (Energy)
1,470 kj
416.7 kj
26
159
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of whey based protein powder with 43 nutrient values.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Whey Based Protein Powder

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Cup32.0 g1.1 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of whey based protein powder

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