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Nutritional Profile of Human Milk - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 46 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Human Milk.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks sky-high (Top 25) for 46 nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Baby Foods) shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for three nutrients.

These are

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks high (Top 50) for six additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Nutrient Content Of Human Milk

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 Human Milk

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 Human Milk

6.9%
4.4%
1%
87.5%
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 Human Milk

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 Human Milk

2%
1.7%
0.5%
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 Human Milk

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: Human Milk

In food category: Baby Foods

Carbohydrates (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Carbohydrates, by difference
6.9 g
2 g
222
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
6.9 g
2 g
137
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
1.7 g
470.6 mg
61
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
497 mg
140.9 mg
139
Fatty Acids, total saturated
2 g
569.8 mg
55
Total Lipid (Fat)
4.4 g
1.2 g
60
Saturated Fats (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Capric Acid (10:0)
63 mg
17.9 mg
57
Lauric Acid (12:0)
256 mg
72.6 mg
77
Myristic Acid (14:0)
321 mg
91 mg
27
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
919 mg
260.5 mg
44
Stearic Acid (18:0)
293 mg
83.1 mg
58
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Oleic Acid (18:1)
1.5 g
419.6 mg
57
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
129 mg
36.6 mg
16
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
40 mg
11.3 mg
17
Polyunsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
26 mg
7.4 mg
40
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
374 mg
106 mg
128
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
52 mg
14.7 mg
86
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Protein
1 g
292 mg
159
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Folate, DFE
5 µg
1.4 µg
74
Folate, food
5 µg
1.4 µg
38
Folate, total
5 µg
1.4 µg
61
Niacin
177 µg
50.2 µg
241
Riboflavin
36 µg
10.2 µg
148
Thiamin
14 µg
4 µg
134
Vitamin B12
0.1 µg
0.01 µg
70
Vitamin B6
11 µg
3.1 µg
145
Vitamin C
5 mg
1.4 mg
141
Fat-soluble Vitamins (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
alpha-Tocopherol
80 µg
22.7 µg
133
beta-Carotene
7 µg
2 µg
117
Phylloquinone
0.3 µg
0.1 µg
124
Retinol
60 µg
17 µg
41
Vitamin A, RAE
61 µg
17.3 µg
79
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
39
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Calcium, Ca
32 mg
9.1 mg
125
Copper, Cu
52 µg
14.7 µg
103
Iron, Fe
30 µg
8.5 µg
152
Magnesium, Mg
3 mg
850.5 µg
62
Phosphorus, P
14 mg
4 mg
132
Potassium, K
51 mg
14.5 mg
175
Selenium, Se
1.8 µg
0.5 µg
79
Sodium, Na
17 mg
4.8 mg
92
Zinc, Zn
170 µg
48.2 µg
128
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Cholesterol
14 mg
4 mg
25
Choline
16 mg
4.5 mg
68
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Water
87.5 g
24.8 g
53
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Kcal (Energy)
70 kcal
19.8 kcal
92
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of human milk with 46 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

We searched Amazon for "Human Milk" and found these products.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Human Milk

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Cup246.0 g8.7 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of human milk

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