Is Starbuck's Perfect Oatmeal (Without Toppings) healthy?


By: Starbucks

70
CQ SCORE

160
CALORIES PER SERVING

6
INGREDIENTS

SALT

HIGH

SAT FAT

MED

SUGAR

LOW

FIBER

HIGH

Macro Nutrient Breakdown

  • Carbs 74.7
  • Fat 12.0
  • Protein 13.3

+ Carbohydrate to Fiber Ratio Under 10:1 - lower rate is an effective measure of healthfulness

+ 100% Whole Grain

+ Good Source of Fiber - the USDA cites fiber as underconsumed nutrient of public health concern

Macronutrient Score

Are the proteins, fats, and carbs in this food from the best sources?

27.7/35

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Fat Ratio: 12.0%
Fat Quality: 0.0 / 100.0
Carb Ratio: 74.7%
Carb Quality: 88.0 / 100.0
Protein Ratio: 13.3%
Protein Quality: 100.0 / 100.0
Refined Carb Ingredients - 0
Whole Carb Ingredients - 3

Micronutrient Score

Is this food nutritiously dense?

26.6/45.0

SCORE BREAKDOWN

Product Nutrient Density score: 6.5/10.0
Comparable Product: McDONALD'S, Sausage Biscuit with Egg
Comparable Product Nutrient Density score: 7.6/20.0
Plant score: 13.2/15.0
Sodium & Added Sugar Detractor: - 0.7

Ingredient Score

Is this food minimally processed?

16.0/20

SCORE BREAKDOWN

2 Processed Ingredients
4 Other Ingredients

6

INGREDIENTS

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Whole Grain Rolled Oats

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Oat flour is a whole grain flour that can be used in baking, or for thickening soups and stews.

Whole Grain Steel Cut Oats

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Steel-cut oats, also called pinhead oats, coarse oatmeal, or Irish oatmeal are groats of whole oats which have been chopped into two or three pieces. Steel-cut oats have a lower glycemic index than instant oatmeal, causing a smaller insulin spike when consumed.

Whole Grain Oat Flour

FUNCTIONS

Whole Grain

DESCRIPTION

Oat flour is a whole grain flour that can be used in baking, or for thickening soups and stews.

Salt

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride. Salt is essential for animal life, and saltiness is one of the basic human tastes. In general, Americans should limit daily sodium consumption to 2,300 milligrams, but this is an upper safe limit, not a recommended daily allowance.

Calcium Carbonate

FUNCTIONS

Added Vitamin

DESCRIPTION

Calcium carbonate is used in the production of calcium oxide as well as toothpaste and has seen a resurgence as a food preservative and color retainer, when used in or with products such as organic apples. Added vitamins and nutrients may lack the nutritional benefit of naturally present vitamins and nutrients.

Guar Gum

FUNCTIONS

Processed

DESCRIPTION

Guar gum is the ground endosperm of guar beans and is typically used as a thickener, a stabilizer, or to increase dough yield.

Nutrition Label
Amt per Serving Daily Value1

Calories

160Kcal

8%

Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.5g 2%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 125mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 28g 10%
Dietary Fiber 4.0g 16%
Sugars 0g
Estimated Added Sugars 0g 0%
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 0mcg 0%
Vitamin C 0.0mg 0%
Calcium 80mg 8%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
1) Daily values adapted from new nutrition label that manufacturers must comply with by July 2018, found in the Food and Drug Administration�s Final Rule �Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels,� pages 903�906 with the exception of added sugars and sodium based on American Heart Association recommendations
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Micronutrient Profile of Comparable Product
Product: McDONALD'S, Sausage Biscuit with Egg - 163g - 507Kcal
Amt per Serving Daily Value1
Minerals
Magnesium 21mg 5%
Potassium 269mg 4%
Phosphorus 494mg 49%
Zinc 2mg 11%
Copper N/A N/A
Selenium N/A N/A
Vitamins
Carotenebeta N/A
Carotenealpha N/A
VitaminE 2mg 11%
VitaminD N/A N/A
Lycopene N/A
Luteinzeaxanthin N/A
Thiamin 0.5mg 33%
Riboflavin 0.6mg 35%
Niacin 5mg 24%
VitaminB6 0.2mg 10%
Folate N/A N/A
VitaminB12 1mcg 17%
Choline N/A
VitaminK N/A N/A