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Nutrition Information for Oat Flour

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Oat flour comes from the grain of the oat plant. Commercial manufacturers grind it directly from oat grains, and you can make oat flour by grinding oatmeal more finely. Baked products made with oatmeal retain their freshness and moisture longer than those made with wheat flour do. You must combine oat flour with wheat flour to make leavened products, since oat flour does not contain gluten.

Serving Information

Fitbit provides this nutritional information on oat flour. This information applies to dry, uncooked oat flour with no added ingredients. The serving size is 1/3 cup.

Calories

A serving of oat flour contains a total of 112 calories. This includes 75 calories from carbohydrates, 21 calories from fat and 16 calories from protein. A serving of oat flour provides about 6 percent of the daily value for calories, assuming a diet of 2,000 calories per day.

Fat and Protein

Oat flour provides a total of 2.5 g of fat, which is about 4 percent of the daily value for fat. This total includes 0.5 g of saturated fat, or about 3 percent of the daily value for saturated fat. A serving of oat flour contains 4 g of protein, which is 8 percent of its daily value.

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Carbohydrates

A serving of oat flour contains a total of 19.5 g of carbohydrates, which is about 7 percent of the daily value for carbohydrates. This total consists of 17 g of complex carbohydrates and 2.5 g of dietary fiber, which is 10 percent of the daily value for dietary fiber. Oat flour contains no simple sugar.

Vitamins and Minerals

Oat flour contains 10 percent of the daily value for thiamin. It also offers 8 percent of the daily value for iron and 2 percent of the daily value for calcium. The potassium content in a serving of oat flour is 105 mg, or 3 percent of its daily value. A serving of oat flour also contains 1 mg of sodium, which is less than 1 percent of the daily value for sodium. Oat flour contains no vitamin A or vitamin C.

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