Quinoa

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2018-08-18




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 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.