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 percent 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. It also is cholestrol free. Most of the fat in soy flour are healthier unsaturated fats:
There is no significant amounts of
cholestrol 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: