Asparagus Nutrition

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2021-06-23

Written and reviewed by the NatureClaim Team




Asparagus


Overview of Asparagus Nutrition

Scientific Name: Asparagus


Order: Asparagales


Family: Asparagaceae


has stout stems and feathery foliage. The flowers are bell shaped and occur alone or in pairs. They are green-white to yellow in color.



Calories
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calories 20 kcal 1%


Carbohydrates
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Carbs 3.88 g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.10 g 8%
Sugars 1.88 g
Starch - g


Sterols
Name Amount % Daily Value
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Phytosterols 24.00 mg


Fat and Fatty Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Fat 0.12 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.04 g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.00 g
Polyunsaturated Fat, total 0.05 g
  • 18:2 n-6 (LA), Omega-6
0.04 g
  • 18:3 n-6 (GLA)
- g
  • 18:3 n-3 (ALA), Omega-3
0.01 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 0.00 g


Protein and Amino Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Protein, total 2.20 g 4%
  • Tryptophan
0.03 g
  • Threonine
0.08 g
  • Isoleucine
0.07 g
  • Leucine
0.13 g
  • Lysine
0.10 g
  • Methionine
0.03 g
  • Cystine
0.03 g
  • Phenylalanine
0.07 g
  • Tyrosine
0.05 g
  • Valine
0.12 g
  • Arginine
0.09 g
  • Histidine
0.05 g
  • Alanine
0.12 g
  • Aspartic Acid
0.51 g
  • Glutamic Acid
0.23 g
  • Glycine
0.09 g
  • Proline
0.07 g
  • Serine
0.11 g


Vitamins
Name Amount % Daily Value
Vitamin C 5.60 mg 9%
Thiamin 0.14 mg 9%
Riboflavin 0.14 mg 8%
Niacin 0.98 mg 5%
Pantothenic Acid 0.27 mg 3%
Vitamin B6 0.09 mg 5%
Folate, total 52.00 mg 13%
  • Folic Acid
0.00 mcg
  • Food Folate (dietary folate equivalent)
52.00 mcg
Choline 16.00 mg
Betaine 0.60 mg
Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin A, total 756.00 IU 15%
  • Retinol Acitiviy Equivalent
38.00 mcg
  • Retinol
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Carotene
449.00 mcg
  • Alpha-Carotene
9.00 mcg
  • Beta-Cryptoxanthin
0.00 mcg
Lycopene 0.00 mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin 710.00 mcg
Vitamin E, total 1.69 IU 6%
  • Alpha-Tocopherol
1.13 mg
  • Beta-Tocopherol
0.00 mg
  • Gamma-Tocopherol
0.09 mg
  • Delta-Tocopherol
0.00 mg
Vitamin D 0.00 IU 0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 41.60 mcg 52%
Biotin - mcg -


Minerals
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calcium 24.00 mg 2%
Iron 2.14 mg 12%
Magnesium 14.00 mg 4%
Phosphorus 52.00 mg 5%
Potassium 202.00 mg 6%
Sodium 2.00 mg 0%
Zinc 0.54 mg 4%
Copper 0.19 mg 10%
Manganese 0.16 mg 8%
Selenium 2.30 mcg 3%
Iodine - mcg -
Chromium - mcg -
Molybdenum - mcg -
Chloride - mg -
Fluoride - mg


Flavonoids
Name Amount


Others
Name Amount
Water 93.22 g
Ash 0.58 g
Alcohol 0.00 g
Caffeine 0.00 mg
Theobromine 0.00 mg
Resveratrol - mg
Phytoalbumin - mg
Chlorogenic Acid - mg

The "-" means insufficient data.

% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet or refer to the Dietary Reference Intakes for a specific life stage.


Reference(s):

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. FoodData Central, Current Release.

National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements. Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Fact Sheets. Accessed from https://ods.od.nih.gov/.