United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  09087, Dates, deglet noor a 
Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juices
Scientific Name:  Phoenix dactylifera
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.6   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 10%   Refuse Description:   Pits
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, chopped 147 g

date, pitted 7.1 g
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3 g 20.53 13 0.750 30.18 1.46
Proximates Energy kcal 282 -- -- 415 20
Proximates Energy kJ 1178 -- -- 1732 84
Proximates Protein 1, 2, 3 g 2.45 13 0.100 3.60 0.17
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2, 3 g 0.39 13 0.180 0.57 0.03
Proximates Ash 1, 2, 3 g 1.60 13 0.070 2.35 0.11
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 75.03 -- -- 110.29 5.33
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 2, 3 g 8.0 13 0.200 11.8 0.6
Proximates Sugars, total 2, 3 g 63.35 7 0.850 93.12 4.50
Proximates Sucrose 2, 3 g 23.84 7 2.220 35.04 1.69
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 2, 3 g 19.87 8 0.690 29.21 1.41
Proximates Fructose 2, 3 g 19.56 8 0.720 28.75 1.39
Proximates Lactose 2, 3 g 0.00 7 0.000 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 2, 3 g 0.12 8 0.020 0.18 0.01
Proximates Galactose 2, 3 g 0.00 8 0.000 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2, 3 mg 39 13 3.000 57 3
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2, 3 mg 1.02 13 0.020 1.50 0.07
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2, 3 mg 43 13 0.000 63 3
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2, 3 mg 62 13 2.000 91 4
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2, 3 mg 656 13 24.000 964 47
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2 mg 2 9 1.000 3 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2, 3 mg 0.29 11 0.030 0.43 0.02
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2, 3 mg 0.206 13 0.031 0.303 0.015
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2, 3 mg 0.262 13 0.023 0.385 0.019
Minerals Selenium, Se 2, 3 µg 3.0 8 0.100 4.4 0.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 2, 3 mg 0.4 8 0.100 0.6 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2, 3 mg 0.052 13 0.012 0.076 0.004
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2, 3 mg 0.066 13 0.027 0.097 0.005
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2, 3 mg 1.274 13 0.026 1.873 0.090
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2, 3 mg 0.589 13 0.043 0.866 0.042
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2, 3 mg 0.165 13 0.041 0.243 0.012
Vitamins Folate, total 1, 2, 3 µg 19 13 1.000 28 1
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 19 13 1.000 28 1
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 19 -- -- 28 1
Vitamins Choline, total 2, 3 mg 6.3 -- -- 9.3 0.4
Vitamins Betaine 2, 3 mg 0.4 2 -- 0.6 0.0
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 2, 3 µg 0 8 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 2, 3 µg 6 8 1.000 9 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 2, 3 µg 0 8 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 2, 3 µg 0 8 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU 2, 3 IU 10 8 1.000 15 1
Vitamins Lycopene 2, 3 µg 0 8 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 2, 3 µg 75 8 5.000 110 5
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 2 mg 0.05 4 0.010 0.07 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 2 mg 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 2 mg 0.05 4 0.010 0.07 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 2 mg 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 2 mg 0.01 4 0.004 0.01 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 2 mg 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 2 mg 0.00 4 0.000 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 2 mg 0.00 4 0.000 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) 2, 3 µg 2.7 8 0.100 4.0 0.2
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.032 -- -- 0.047 0.002
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 2 g 0.001 2 -- 0.001 0.000
Lipids 10:0 2 g 0.001 2 -- 0.001 0.000
Lipids 12:0 2 g 0.001 2 -- 0.001 0.000
Lipids 14:0 2 g 0.001 2 -- 0.001 0.000
Lipids 15:0 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 2 g 0.017 2 -- 0.025 0.001
Lipids 17:0 2 g 0.001 2 -- 0.001 0.000
Lipids 18:0 2 g 0.011 2 -- 0.016 0.001
Lipids 20:0 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:0 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.036 -- -- 0.053 0.003
Lipids 14:1 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:1 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 2 g 0.001 2 -- 0.001 0.000
Lipids 17:1 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 2 g 0.035 2 -- 0.051 0.002
Lipids 20:1 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.019 -- -- 0.028 0.001
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 2 g 0.016 2 -- 0.024 0.001
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 2 g 0.003 2 -- 0.004 0.000
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 2 g 0.000 2 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 2 g 0.000 2 -- 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 Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan 2, 3 g 0.012 -- -- 0.018 0.001
Amino Acids Threonine 2, 3 g 0.043 -- -- 0.063 0.003
Amino Acids Isoleucine 2, 3 g 0.049 -- -- 0.072 0.003
Amino Acids Leucine 2, 3 g 0.084 -- -- 0.123 0.006
Amino Acids Lysine 2, 3 g 0.066 -- -- 0.097 0.005
Amino Acids Methionine 2, 3 g 0.022 -- -- 0.032 0.002
Amino Acids Cystine 2, 3 g 0.067 -- -- 0.098 0.005
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 2, 3 g 0.050 -- -- 0.074 0.004
Amino Acids Tyrosine 2, 3 g 0.015 -- -- 0.022 0.001
Amino Acids Valine 2, 3 g 0.071 -- -- 0.104 0.005
Amino Acids Arginine 2, 3 g 0.136 -- -- 0.200 0.010
Amino Acids Histidine 2, 3 g 0.032 -- -- 0.047 0.002
Amino Acids Alanine 2, 3 g 0.083 -- -- 0.122 0.006
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 2, 3 g 0.213 -- -- 0.313 0.015
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 2, 3 g 0.359 -- -- 0.528 0.025
Amino Acids Glycine 2, 3 g 0.101 -- -- 0.148 0.007
Amino Acids Proline 2, 3 g 0.130 -- -- 0.191 0.009
Amino Acids Serine 2, 3 g 0.057 -- -- 0.084 0.004
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Anthocyanidins Cyanidin 4 mg 1.7 6 0.63 2.5 0.1
Anthocyanidins Petunidin 4 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Delphinidin 4 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Malvidin 4 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Pelargonidin 4 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Peonidin 4 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0
Flavanones Hesperetin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0
Flavanones Naringenin 4 mg 0.0 5 0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 4 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 4 mg 0.0 3 0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Myricetin 4 mg 0.0 6 0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 4 mg 0.9 6 0.43 1.4 0.1
Isoflavones Daidzein 6, 7 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 6, 7 mg 0.01 2 -- 0.01 0.00
Isoflavones Glycitein 7 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 6, 7 mg 0.01 2 -- 0.01 0.00
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 5 mg 1.8 7 0.48 2.7 0.1
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 5 mg 3.0 7 0.46 4.4 0.2
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 5 mg 5.9 7 0.68 8.6 0.4
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

1Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Nutrient Content of Date , 1986    
2Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5f , 2001  Beltsville MD  
3Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5m , 2001  Beltsville MD  
4Harnly, J. M., Doherty, R., Beecher, G. R., Holden, J. M., Haytowitz, D. B., and Bhagwat, S., and Gebhardt S.  Flavonoid content of U.S. fruits, vegetables, and nuts , 2006 J. Agric. Food Chem. 54   pp.9966-9977
5Gu, L., Kelm, M.A., Hammerstone, J.F., Beecher, G., Holden, J., Haytowitz, D., Gebhardt, S., and Prior, R.L. Concentrations of proanthocyanidins in common foods and estimations of normal consumption , 2004 J. Nutr. 134   pp.613-617
6Liggins, J., Bluck, L. J. C., Runswick, S., Atkinson, C., Coward, W. A., Bingham, S. A.  Daidzein and genistein content of fruits and nuts. , 2000 J. Nutr. Biochem. 11   pp.326-331
7Thompson, L. U., Boucher, B. A., Liu, Z., Cotterchio, M., and Kreiger, N.  Phytoestrogen content of foods consumed in Canada, including isoflavones, lignans, and coumestan. , 2006 Nutr. Cancer 54   pp.184-201

Footnotes
a  Common variety
Langual Code(s)

  • A0143 FRUIT OR FRUIT PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1279 0900 FRUITS AND FRUIT JUICES (USDA SR)
  • B1209 DATE
  • C0139 FRUIT, PEEL PRESENT, CORE, PIT OR SEED REMOVED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION