Soy flour has 327 calories per cup or 372 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from protein, carbohydrates and fat.
50% of calories in soy flour are from protein, 31% of calories are from carbohydrates and 20% of calories are from fat.
A good portion, or 31% of the calories in soy flour are from carbohydrates.
The carbs in soy flour are mostly in the form of dietary fiber, sugar and starch (52%, 30% and 17%)
. An excellent high-fiber food, a single cup of soy flour contains 56% of recommended daily values or 14.1 grams of dietary fiber.
- Dietary fiber: 14.1 g
- Sugar: 8.2 g
- Starch: 4.6 g
About 20% the calories in Soy Flour are from fat. Soy flour has a moderate amount of total fat
, with 7.8 grams or 12% of recommended daily values per cup. Most of the fat in soy flour are healthier unsaturated fats.
Soy flour is cholesterol free and trans-fat free
There is no significant amounts of
trans fat in soy flour.
- Total fat: 7.8 g
- Saturated fat: 1.1 g
- Monounsaturated fat: 1.3 g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 3.7 g
Soy flour is a great source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, containing a total of 0.49 grams for every cup. It contains significant amounts of alpha linoleic acid.
- alpha linoleic acid: 0.49 g
Also a good source of omega-6 fatty acids, every cup of soy flour contains a total of 3.2 grams of omega-6. In addition, a large portion of the omega-6 in soy flour comes from linolenic acid - the only essential omega-6 fatty acid.
The omega-6 to omega-3 ratio in soy flour is 6.6: 1.
Some other legume or legume products with similar calories to soy flour by weight: