United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  09421, Dates, medjool
Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juices
Scientific Name:  Phoenix dactylifera
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.6   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36  
Refuse: 8%   Refuse Description:   Pits
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 23 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
date, pitted 24 g
Proximates Water 1, 2 g 4.90 2 -- 5.12
Proximates Energy kcal 64 -- -- 66
Proximates Energy kJ 267 -- -- 278
Proximates Protein 1, 2 g 0.42 2 -- 0.43
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2 g 0.03 2 -- 0.04
Proximates Ash 1, 2 g 0.40 2 -- 0.42
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 17.24 -- -- 17.99
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 2 g 1.5 2 -- 1.6
Proximates Sugars, total 1, 2 g 15.29 2 -- 15.95
Proximates Sucrose 1, 2 g 0.12 2 -- 0.13
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1, 2 g 7.75 2 -- 8.08
Proximates Fructose 1, 2 g 7.35 2 -- 7.67
Proximates Lactose 1, 2 g 0.00 2 -- 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1, 2 g 0.07 2 -- 0.07
Proximates Galactose 1, 2 g 0.00 2 -- 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2 mg 15 2 -- 15
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2 mg 0.21 2 -- 0.22
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2 mg 12 2 -- 13
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2 mg 14 2 -- 15
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2 mg 160 2 -- 167
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2 mg 0 2 -- 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2 mg 0.10 2 -- 0.11
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2 mg 0.083 2 -- 0.087
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2 mg 0.068 2 -- 0.071
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1, 2 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2 mg 0.012 2 -- 0.012
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2 mg 0.014 2 -- 0.014
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2 mg 0.370 2 -- 0.386
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2 mg 0.185 2 -- 0.193
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2 mg 0.057 2 -- 0.060
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 3 1 -- 4
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 3 1 -- 4
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 3 -- -- 4
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 2.3 -- -- 2.4
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 0.1 1 -- 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE 1, 2 µg 2 2 -- 2
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2 µg 20 2 -- 21
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 2 µg 0 2 -- 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 2 µg 0 2 -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU 1, 2 IU 34 2 -- 36
Vitamins Lycopene 1, 2 µg 0 2 -- 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1, 2 µg 5 2 -- 6
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1, 2 µg 0.6 2 -- 0.6
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1, 2 g 0.002 -- -- 0.002
Amino Acids Threonine 1, 2 g 0.010 -- -- 0.010
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1, 2 g 0.010 -- -- 0.011
Amino Acids Leucine 1, 2 g 0.019 -- -- 0.020
Amino Acids Lysine 1, 2 g 0.012 -- -- 0.013
Amino Acids Methionine 1, 2 g 0.004 -- -- 0.004
Amino Acids Cystine 1, 2 g 0.011 -- -- 0.011
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1, 2 g 0.011 -- -- 0.012
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1, 2 g 0.004 -- -- 0.004
Amino Acids Valine 1, 2 g 0.015 -- -- 0.016
Amino Acids Arginine 1, 2 g 0.014 -- -- 0.014
Amino Acids Histidine 1, 2 g 0.007 -- -- 0.007
Amino Acids Alanine 1, 2 g 0.018 -- -- 0.019
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1, 2 g 0.051 -- -- 0.053
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1, 2 g 0.061 -- -- 0.064
Amino Acids Glycine 1, 2 g 0.021 -- -- 0.022
Amino Acids Proline 1, 2 g 0.026 -- -- 0.027
Amino Acids Serine 1, 2 g 0.014 -- -- 0.015

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5f , 2001  Beltsville MD  
2Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5m , 2001  Beltsville MD  
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