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Nutrition Data

Amaranth

Food group: Cereal Grains and Pasta

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size cup (195g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 729Calories from Fat 114
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 12.7g 20%
Saturated Fat 3.2g 16%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 129.0g 43%
Dietary Fiber 18g 73%
Sugars ~
Protein 28.2g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 14%
Calcium 30% Iron 82%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Caloric Analysis

Values for selected serving size %DV
Calories 729 (3051 kJ) 36%
from Carbohydrates 516 (2484 kJ)
from Fat 114 (478 kJ)
from Protein 112 (542 kJ)

 

Calorie counts may not add up perfectly due to rounding errors

16% of this foods calories come from fat. Dietary guidelines suggest less than 30% of your diet should contain fat.

15% of calories from protein. Between 10% to 35% of protein is recommended.

Carbs, Fiber and Sugar

Values for selected serving size %DV
Total Carbohydrate129.0g43%
Dietary Fiber18.1g73%
Starch~~~
Total Carbohydrate~~~

Vitamins

Values for selected serving size %DV
Vitamin A0IU0%
Vitamin C8mg14%
Vitamin D~~~
Vitamin E~~~
Vitamin K~~~
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin)0mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0mg24%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)3mg13%
Vitamin B60mg22%
Vitamin B120mcg0%
Folate~~~
Pantothenic Acid2mg20%
Choline~~~

Minerals

Values for selected serving size %DV
Calcium298mg30%
Copper2mg76%
Fluoride~~~
Iron15mg82%
Magnesium519mg130%
Manganese4mg220%
Phosphorus887mg89%
Potassium714mg20%
Selenium~~~
Sodium41mg2%
Zinc6mg41%

 


Source: Nutrient data courtesy USDA.

Percent Daily Values (%DV) are for adults or children aged 4 years or older based upon a 2,000 calorie per day diet. RDA values change over time according to new recommendations from various sources including FDA, USDA, Health Canada the U.S. Institute of Medicine (IOM) among various other authroitative sources.

Health Facts or other claims or comments are editorial opinions, given without warranty, and are not intended to replace the advice of a nutritionist or other health-care professional. Opinions and ratings are based on weighted averages or the nutrient densities of those foods for which the FDA and Health Canada has established daily values, and do not consider other nutrients that may be important to your health, nor do they take into account your individual needs. Therefore, higher-rated foods may not necessarily be healthier for you than lower-rated foods. All foods, regardless of their rating may have the potential to play an important role in your diet.

If in doubt, seek advice from a health-care professional or registered dietition or nutritionist.


Nitrogen Factor 5.85   Protein Factor 3.47
Fat Factor 8.37   Cholesterol Factor 4.07
Scientific Name Amaranthus spp.