Buckwheat

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2016-10-19




Buckwheat


Overview

Botanical Name: Fagopyrum esculentum


Order: Caryophyllales


Family: Polygonaceae


Buckwheat is not a true wheat. The seeds of buckwheat are used to make Japanese soba noodles and a porridge in Eastern Europe and Russia.



Calories
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calories 343 kcal 17%


Carbohydrates
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Carbs 71.50 g 24%
Dietary Fiber 10.00 g 40%
Sugars - g
Starch - g


Sterols
Name Amount % Daily Value
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Phytosterols - mg


Fat and Fatty Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Fat 3.40 g 5%
Saturated Fat 0.74 g 4%
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04 g
Polyunsaturated Fat, total 1.04 g
  • 18:2 n-6 (LA), Omega-6
0.96 g
  • 18:3 n-6 (GLA)
- g
  • 18:3 n-3 (ALA), Omega-3
0.78 g
  • 18:4 n-3 (SDA)
0.00 g
  • 20:5 n-3 (EPA)
0.00 g
  • 22:5 n-3 (DPA)
0.00 g
  • 22:6 n-3 (DHA)
0.00 g
Trans Fat - g


Protein and Amino Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Protein, total 13.25 g 27%
  • Tryptophan
0.19 g
  • Threonine
0.51 g
  • Isoleucine
0.50 g
  • Leucine
0.83 g
  • Lysine
0.67 g
  • Methionine
0.17 g
  • Cystine
0.23 g
  • Phenylalanine
0.52 g
  • Tyrosine
0.24 g
  • Valine
0.68 g
  • Arginine
0.98 g
  • Histidine
0.31 g
  • Alanine
0.75 g
  • Aspartic Acid
1.13 g
  • Glutamic Acid
2.05 g
  • Glycine
1.03 g
  • Proline
0.51 g
  • Serine
0.69 g


Vitamins
Name Amount % Daily Value
Vitamin C 0.00 mg 0%
Thiamin 0.10 mg 7%
Riboflavin 0.43 mg 25%
Niacin 7.02 mg 35%
Pantothenic Acid 1.23 mg 12%
Vitamin B6 0.21 mg 11%
Folate, total 30.00 mg 8%
  • Folic Acid
0.00 mcg
  • Food Folate (dietary folate equivalent)
30.00 mcg
Choline - mg
Betaine - mg
Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin A, total 0.00 IU 0%
  • Retinol Acitiviy Equivalent
0.00 mcg
  • Retinol
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Carotene
0.00 mcg
  • Alpha-Carotene
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Cryptoxanthin
0.00 mcg
Lycopene - mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin - mcg
Vitamin E, total - IU -
  • Alpha-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Beta-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Gamma-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Delta-Tocopherol
- mg
Vitamin D 0.00 IU 0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) - mcg -
Biotin - mcg -


Minerals
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calcium 18.00 mg 2%
Iron 2.20 mg 12%
Magnesium 231.00 mg 58%
Phosphorus 347.00 mg 35%
Potassium 460.00 mg 13%
Sodium 1.00 mg 0%
Zinc 2.40 mg 16%
Copper 1.10 mg 55%
Manganese 1.30 mg 65%
Selenium 8.30 mcg 12%
Iodine - mcg -
Chromium - mcg -
Molybdenum - mcg -
Chloride - mg -
Fluoride - mg


Flavonoids
Name Amount
Flavonols
  • Quercetin
15.40 mg
Proanthocyanidins
  • Proanthocyanidin Dimers
5.80 mg
  • Proanthocyanidin Trimers
1.60 mg


Others
Name Amount
Water 9.75 g
Ash 2.10 g
Alcohol 0.00 g
Caffeine 0.00 mg
Theobromine 0.00 mg
Resveratrol - mg
Phytoalbumin - mg
Chlorogenic Acid - mg

The "-" means that the nutritional value has not been determined or is unknown.

% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet or please refer to USDA's Dietary Reference Intakes for specific individuals.

Reference(s): US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Nutrient Data Laboratory. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Current Release.