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Nutritional Profile of Cooked Brains - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 42 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Cooked Brains.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

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

These are

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

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

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

Most notable of them being

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

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Nutrient Content Of Cooked Brains

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.

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

Macronutrient profile of Cooked Brains

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 Cooked Brains

1.5%
10.4%
11.6%
74.2%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

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 Cooked Brains

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: Cooked Brains

In food category: Sausages and Luncheon Meats

Carbohydrates (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
1.5 g
416.7 mg
146
2365
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
1.9 g
530.1 mg
160
1606
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
1.6 g
459.3 mg
121
1226
Fatty Acids, total saturated
2.4 g
671.9 mg
161
1356
Total Lipid (Fat)
10.4 g
2.9 g
124
734
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
29 mg
8.2 mg
164
1121
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
966 mg
273.9 mg
176
1329
Stearic Acid (18:0)
1.3 g
365.7 mg
127
617
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
1.7 g
467.8 mg
165
1627
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
23 mg
6.5 mg
177
960
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
191 mg
54.1 mg
31
286
Polyunsaturated Fats (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Docosahexaenoic Acid, DHA (22:6 n-3)
848 mg
240.4 mg
1
61
Docosapentaenoic Acid, DPA (22:5 n-3)
380 mg
107.7 mg
1
12
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
352 mg
99.8 mg
5
47
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
39 mg
11.1 mg
205
2355
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
11.6 g
3.3 g
124
569
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
5 µg
1.4 µg
33
450
Folate, food
5 µg
1.4 µg
32
284
Folate, total
5 µg
1.4 µg
32
389
Niacin
3.6 mg
1 mg
90
975
Riboflavin
215 µg
61 µg
61
596
Thiamin
68 µg
19.3 µg
121
816
Vitamin B12
10 µg
2.8 µg
11
116
Vitamin B6
142 µg
40.3 µg
107
839
Vitamin C
10.4 mg
2.9 mg
28
519
Fat-soluble Vitamins (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
1.7 mg
470.6 µg
5
477
beta-Carotene
69 µg
19.6 µg
5
1097
Phylloquinone
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
40
924
Vitamin A, RAE
6 µg
1.7 µg
49
707
Minerals (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
9 mg
2.6 mg
70
545
Copper, Cu
228 µg
64.6 µg
20
621
Iron, Fe
2.3 mg
646.4 µg
35
693
Magnesium, Mg
12 mg
3.4 mg
31
359
Phosphorus, P
332 mg
94.1 mg
11
332
Potassium, K
242 mg
68.6 mg
104
656
Selenium, Se
21.6 µg
6.1 µg
63
475
Sodium, Na
429 mg
121.6 mg
156
720
Zinc, Zn
1.1 mg
306.2 µg
143
805
Other Micronutrients (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Cholesterol
3.1 g
870.3 mg
1
2
Choline
487 mg
138.1 mg
2
12
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
74.2 g
21 g
12
906
Other (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Kcal (Energy)
150 kcal
42.5 kcal
135
538
Figure 2. Nutritional profile of cooked brains with 42 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Cooked Brains

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

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
1 Oz, Raw (yield After Cooking)24.0 g0.8 oz
1 Oz, Cooked28.4 g1.0 oz
1 Cup, Cooked, Diced140.0 g4.9 oz
Figure 3. Common serving sizes of cooked brains

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