Buckwheat

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2018-08-18




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 the nutritional value has not been determined or is unknown.

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


Reference(s):

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

US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements. Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets, Current Release.