Quinoa

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2016-10-05




Quinoa


Overview

Botanical Name: Chenopodium quinoa


Order: Caryophyllales


Family: Amaranthaceae


Quinoa is a unique grain high in protein.



Calories
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calories 368 kcal 18%


Carbohydrates
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Carbs 64.16 g 21%
Dietary Fiber 7.00 g 28%
Sugars - g
Starch 52.22 g


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


Fat and Fatty Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Fat 6.07 g 9%
Saturated Fat 0.71 g 4%
Monounsaturated Fat 1.61 g
Polyunsaturated Fat, total 3.29 g
  • 18:2 n-6 (LA), Omega-6
2.98 g
  • 18:3 n-6 (GLA)
0.00 g
  • 18:3 n-3 (ALA), Omega-3
0.26 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)
0.05 g
Trans Fat - g


Protein and Amino Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Protein, total 14.12 g 28%
  • Tryptophan
0.17 g
  • Threonine
0.42 g
  • Isoleucine
0.50 g
  • Leucine
0.84 g
  • Lysine
0.77 g
  • Methionine
0.31 g
  • Cystine
0.20 g
  • Phenylalanine
0.59 g
  • Tyrosine
0.27 g
  • Valine
0.59 g
  • Arginine
1.09 g
  • Histidine
0.41 g
  • Alanine
0.59 g
  • Aspartic Acid
1.13 g
  • Glutamic Acid
1.87 g
  • Glycine
0.69 g
  • Proline
0.77 g
  • Serine
0.57 g


Vitamins
Name Amount % Daily Value
Vitamin C - mg -
Thiamin 0.36 mg 24%
Riboflavin 0.32 mg 19%
Niacin 1.52 mg 8%
Pantothenic Acid 0.77 mg 8%
Vitamin B6 0.49 mg 24%
Folate, total 184.00 mg 46%
  • Folic Acid
0.00 mcg
  • Food Folate (dietary folate equivalent)
184.00 mcg
Choline 70.20 mg
Betaine 630.40 mg
Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin A, total 14.17 IU 0%
  • Retinol Acitiviy Equivalent
1.00 mcg
  • Retinol
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Carotene
8.00 mcg
  • Alpha-Carotene
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Cryptoxanthin
1.00 mcg
Lycopene 0.00 mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin 163.00 mcg
Vitamin E, total 3.64 IU 12%
  • Alpha-Tocopherol
2.44 mg
  • Beta-Tocopherol
0.08 mg
  • Gamma-Tocopherol
4.55 mg
  • Delta-Tocopherol
0.35 mg
Vitamin D 0.00 IU 0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 0.00 mcg 0%
Biotin - mcg -


Minerals
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calcium 47.00 mg 5%
Iron 4.57 mg 25%
Magnesium 197.00 mg 49%
Phosphorus 457.00 mg 46%
Potassium 563.00 mg 16%
Sodium 5.00 mg 0%
Zinc 3.10 mg 21%
Copper 0.59 mg 30%
Manganese 2.03 mg 102%
Selenium 8.50 mcg 12%
Iodine - mcg -
Chromium - mcg -
Molybdenum - mcg -
Chloride - mg -
Fluoride - mg


Flavonoids
Name Amount


Others
Name Amount
Water 13.28 g
Ash 2.38 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.