Cornmeal of whole-grain varieties, such as 'Floriani Red Flint,' is much more nutritious than de-germed yellow cornmeal (the type typically sold in supermarkets because of its long shelf life). Our testing shows that Floriani is an especially good source of fiber, protein and minerals. Based on a 1 cup serving.
To read about growing 'Floriani Red Flint' and find recipes for this delicious grain corn, read Floriani Red Flint: The Perfect Staple Crop for Every Homestead.
|Nutrient||Whole-Grain Floriani Cornmeal||De-Germed Yellow Cornmeal|
|Fiber||20.5 g||6.4 g|
|Protein||21.4 g||11.5 g|
|Copper||0.2 mg||0.1 mg|
|Iron||4.7 mg||1.7 mg|
|Magnesium||214 mg||56 mg|
|Manganese||1.2 mg||0.3 mg|
|Phosphorous||606 mg||167 mg|
|Potassium||630 mg||242 mg|
|Zinc||5 mg||1.1 mg|
|Niacin (vitamin B3)||4 mg||1.6 mg|
|Riboflavin (vitamin B2)||0.3 mg||0.1 mg|
|Thiamin (vitamin B1)||0.5 mg||0.2 mg|
|Vitamin E||1.7 IU||0.4 IU|