United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11025, Balsam-pear (bitter gourd), pods, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   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
cup (1/2" pieces) 124 g

cup (1/2" pieces) 62 g
Proximates Water g 93.95 1 -- 116.50 58.25
Proximates Energy kcal 19 -- -- 24 12
Proximates Energy kJ 79 -- -- 98 49
Proximates Protein g 0.84 1 -- 1.04 0.52
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.18 1 -- 0.22 0.11
Proximates Ash g 0.71 1 -- 0.88 0.44
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 4.32 -- -- 5.36 2.68
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 2.0 -- -- 2.5 1.2
Proximates Sugars, total g 1.95 -- -- 2.42 1.21
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 9 1 -- 11 6
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.38 1 -- 0.47 0.24
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 16 1 -- 20 10
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 36 1 -- 45 22
Minerals Potassium, K mg 319 1 -- 396 198
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 6 1 -- 7 4
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.77 -- -- 0.95 0.48
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.033 -- -- 0.041 0.020
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.086 -- -- 0.107 0.053
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.2 -- -- 0.2 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 33.0 -- -- 40.9 20.5
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.051 -- -- 0.063 0.032
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.053 -- -- 0.066 0.033
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.280 -- -- 0.347 0.174
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.193 -- -- 0.239 0.120
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.041 -- -- 0.051 0.025
Vitamins Folate, total µg 51 -- -- 63 32
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 51 -- -- 63 32
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 51 -- -- 63 32
Vitamins Choline, total mg 10.8 -- -- 13.4 6.7
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 6 -- -- 7 4
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 68 -- -- 84 42
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 113 -- -- 140 70
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 1323 -- -- 1641 820
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.14 -- -- 0.17 0.09
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 4.8 -- -- 6.0 3.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.014 -- -- 0.017 0.009
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.010 -- -- 0.012 0.006
Lipids 18:0 g 0.004 -- -- 0.005 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.033 -- -- 0.041 0.020
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.033 -- -- 0.041 0.020
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 0.078 -- -- 0.097 0.048
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.078 -- -- 0.097 0.048
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
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 Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Flavonols Isorhamnetin 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Myricetin 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1101 BITTER MELON
  • C0158 POD OR SEED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0014 FULLY HEAT-TREATED
  • G0015 BOILED AND DRAINED
  • H0001 TREATMENT APPLIED NOT KNOWN
  • 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
  • P0078 NO SALT ADDED CLAIM OR USE