United States Department of Agriculture
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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02038, Spices, sage, ground
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Scientific Name:  Salvia officinalis
Carbohydrate Factor: 3   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp 0.7 g

tbsp 2 g
Proximates Water g 7.96 14 0.360 0.06 0.16
Proximates Energy kcal 315 -- -- 2 6
Proximates Energy kJ 1317 -- -- 9 26
Proximates Protein g 10.63 4 0.300 0.07 0.21
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 12.75 24 0.290 0.09 0.26
Proximates Ash g 7.95 45 0.280 0.06 0.16
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 60.73 -- -- 0.43 1.21
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 40.3 -- -- 0.3 0.8
Proximates Sugars, total g 1.71 -- -- 0.01 0.03
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 1652 6 107.000 12 33
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 28.12 6 3.960 0.20 0.56
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 428 5 19.000 3 9
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 91 4 7.000 1 2
Minerals Potassium, K mg 1070 7 100.000 7 21
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 11 4 3.000 0 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 4.70 5 0.620 0.03 0.09
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.757 -- -- 0.005 0.015
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 3.133 -- -- 0.022 0.063
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 3.7 1 -- 0.0 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 32.4 2 -- 0.2 0.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.754 1 -- 0.005 0.015
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.336 1 -- 0.002 0.007
Vitamins Niacin mg 5.720 1 -- 0.040 0.114
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 2.690 2 -- 0.019 0.054
Vitamins Folate, total µg 274 -- -- 2 5
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 274 -- -- 2 5
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 274 -- -- 2 5
Vitamins Choline, total mg 43.6 -- -- 0.3 0.9
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 295 -- -- 2 6
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 3485 -- -- 24 70
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 109 -- -- 1 2
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 5900 1 -- 41 118
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 1895 -- -- 13 38
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 7.48 -- -- 0.05 0.15
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 1714.5 -- -- 12.0 34.3
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 7.030 -- -- 0.049 0.141
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.710 1 -- 0.005 0.014
Lipids 10:0 g 0.760 1 -- 0.005 0.015
Lipids 12:0 g 0.300 1 -- 0.002 0.006
Lipids 14:0 g 0.720 1 -- 0.005 0.014
Lipids 16:0 g 3.150 1 -- 0.022 0.063
Lipids 18:0 g 1.250 1 -- 0.009 0.025
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 1.870 -- -- 0.013 0.037
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.120 1 -- 0.001 0.002
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 1.750 1 -- 0.012 0.035
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.760 -- -- 0.012 0.035
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.530 1 -- 0.004 0.011
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 1.230 1 -- 0.009 0.025
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 244 -- -- 2 5
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167
Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1303 SAGE
  • C0200 LEAF
  • E0106 FINELY GROUND
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0141 NATURALLY DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION