Onion Nutrition

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2021-06-03

Written and reviewed by the NatureClaim Team




Onion


Overview of Onion Nutrition

Scientific Name: Allium cepa


Order: Asparagales


Family: Amaryllidaceae


Onion is a round vegetable with a light brown skin. It has many white layers on its inside which have a strong, sharp smell and taste.



Calories
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calories 40 kcal 2%


Carbohydrates
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Carbs 9.34 g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1.70 g 7%
Sugars 4.24 g
Starch 0.00 g


Sterols
Name Amount % Daily Value
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Phytosterols 15.00 mg


Fat and Fatty Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Fat 0.10 g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.04 g 0%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated Fat, total 0.02 g
  • 18:2 n-6 (LA), Omega-6
0.01 g
  • 18:3 n-6 (GLA)
- g
  • 18:3 n-3 (ALA), Omega-3
0.00 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 1.10 g 2%
  • Tryptophan
0.01 g
  • Threonine
0.02 g
  • Isoleucine
0.01 g
  • Leucine
0.03 g
  • Lysine
0.04 g
  • Methionine
0.00 g
  • Cystine
0.00 g
  • Phenylalanine
0.03 g
  • Tyrosine
0.03 g
  • Valine
0.03 g
  • Arginine
0.10 g
  • Histidine
0.01 g
  • Alanine
0.02 g
  • Aspartic Acid
0.09 g
  • Glutamic Acid
0.26 g
  • Glycine
0.03 g
  • Proline
0.01 g
  • Serine
0.02 g


Vitamins
Name Amount % Daily Value
Vitamin C 7.40 mg 12%
Thiamin 0.05 mg 3%
Riboflavin 0.03 mg 2%
Niacin 0.12 mg 1%
Pantothenic Acid 0.12 mg 1%
Vitamin B6 0.12 mg 6%
Folate, total 19.00 mg 5%
  • Folic Acid
0.00 mcg
  • Food Folate (dietary folate equivalent)
19.00 mcg
Choline 6.10 mg
Betaine 0.10 mg
Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin A, total 2.00 IU 0%
  • Retinol Acitiviy Equivalent
0.00 mcg
  • Retinol
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Carotene
1.00 mcg
  • Alpha-Carotene
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Cryptoxanthin
0.00 mcg
Lycopene 0.00 mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin 4.00 mcg
Vitamin E, total 0.03 IU 0%
  • Alpha-Tocopherol
0.02 mg
  • Beta-Tocopherol
0.00 mg
  • Gamma-Tocopherol
0.00 mg
  • Delta-Tocopherol
0.00 mg
Vitamin D 0.00 IU 0%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 0.40 mcg 1%
Biotin - mcg -


Minerals
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calcium 23.00 mg 2%
Iron 0.21 mg 1%
Magnesium 10.00 mg 3%
Phosphorus 29.00 mg 3%
Potassium 146.00 mg 4%
Sodium 4.00 mg 0%
Zinc 0.17 mg 1%
Copper 0.04 mg 2%
Manganese 0.13 mg 7%
Selenium 0.50 mcg 1%
Iodine - mcg -
Chromium - mcg -
Molybdenum - mcg -
Chloride - mg -
Fluoride 1.10 mg


Flavonoids
Name Amount


Others
Name Amount
Water 89.11 g
Ash 0.35 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/.