United States Department of Agriculture
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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11091, Broccoli, 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, chopped 78 g

stalk, large (11"-12" long) 280 g

stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long) 180 g

stalk, small (5" long) 140 g

spear (about 5" long) 37 g
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3 g 89.25 7 0.800 69.61 249.90 160.65 124.95 33.02
Proximates Energy kcal 35 -- -- 27 98 63 49 13
Proximates Energy kJ 146 -- -- 114 409 263 204 54
Proximates Protein 1, 2 g 2.38 4 0.410 1.86 6.66 4.28 3.33 0.88
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2 g 0.41 4 0.030 0.32 1.15 0.74 0.57 0.15
Proximates Ash 1, 2 g 0.77 4 0.030 0.60 2.16 1.39 1.08 0.28
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 7.18 -- -- 5.60 20.10 12.92 10.05 2.66
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 2 g 3.3 4 0.500 2.6 9.2 5.9 4.6 1.2
Proximates Sugars, total 2 g 1.39 3 0.270 1.08 3.89 2.50 1.95 0.51
Proximates Sucrose 1, 2 g 0.08 5 0.050 0.06 0.22 0.14 0.11 0.03
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1, 2 g 0.49 5 0.130 0.38 1.37 0.88 0.69 0.18
Proximates Fructose 1, 2 g 0.74 5 0.040 0.58 2.07 1.33 1.04 0.27
Proximates Lactose 1, 2 g 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1, 2 g 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Galactose 2 g 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Starch 2 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2 mg 40 4 3.000 31 112 72 56 15
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2 mg 0.67 4 0.030 0.52 1.88 1.21 0.94 0.25
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2 mg 21 4 1.000 16 59 38 29 8
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2 mg 67 4 1.000 52 188 121 94 25
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2 mg 293 4 11.000 229 820 527 410 108
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2 mg 41 4 7.000 32 115 74 57 15
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2 mg 0.45 4 0.020 0.35 1.26 0.81 0.63 0.17
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2 mg 0.061 4 0.008 0.048 0.171 0.110 0.085 0.023
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2 mg 0.194 4 0.009 0.151 0.543 0.349 0.272 0.072
Minerals Selenium, Se 1, 2 µg 1.6 4 0.100 1.2 4.5 2.9 2.2 0.6
Minerals Fluoride, F 4 µg 4.0 9 -- 3.1 11.2 7.2 5.6 1.5
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 2, 3 mg 64.9 2 -- 50.6 181.7 116.8 90.9 24.0
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2 mg 0.063 4 0.013 0.049 0.176 0.113 0.088 0.023
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2 mg 0.123 4 0.004 0.096 0.344 0.221 0.172 0.046
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2 mg 0.553 4 0.046 0.431 1.548 0.995 0.774 0.205
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2 mg 0.616 4 0.119 0.480 1.725 1.109 0.862 0.228
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2 mg 0.200 4 0.013 0.156 0.560 0.360 0.280 0.074
Vitamins Folate, total 1, 2 µg 108 4 30.000 84 302 194 151 40
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 108 4 30.000 84 302 194 151 40
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 108 -- -- 84 302 194 151 40
Vitamins Choline, total 2 mg 40.1 -- -- 31.3 112.3 72.2 56.1 14.8
Vitamins Betaine 2 mg 0.1 1 -- 0.1 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 77 -- -- 60 216 139 108 28
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2, 5, 6 µg 929 17 42.000 725 2601 1672 1301 344
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 2 µg 0 7 0.000 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 2 µg 0 7 0.000 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 1548 -- -- 1207 4334 2786 2167 573
Vitamins Lycopene 1, 2 µg 0 7 0.000 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1, 2, 6 µg 1080 12 98.000 842 3024 1944 1512 400
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1, 2 mg 1.45 3 0.100 1.13 4.06 2.61 2.03 0.54
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1, 2 mg 0.01 3 0.005 0.01 0.03 0.02 0.01 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1, 2 mg 0.25 3 0.020 0.20 0.70 0.45 0.35 0.09
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1, 2 mg 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 2 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 2 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 2 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 2 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1, 2 µg 141.1 4 15.800 110.1 395.1 254.0 197.5 52.2
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.079 -- -- 0.062 0.221 0.142 0.111 0.029
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 2 g 0.002 1 -- 0.002 0.006 0.004 0.003 0.001
Lipids 14:0 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:0 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 2 g 0.056 1 -- 0.044 0.157 0.101 0.078 0.021
Lipids 17:0 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 2 g 0.013 1 -- 0.010 0.036 0.023 0.018 0.005
Lipids 20:0 2 g 0.004 1 -- 0.003 0.011 0.007 0.006 0.001
Lipids 22:0 2 g 0.005 1 -- 0.004 0.014 0.009 0.007 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.040 -- -- 0.031 0.112 0.072 0.056 0.015
Lipids 14:1 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:1 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 2 g 0.009 1 -- 0.007 0.025 0.016 0.013 0.003
Lipids 17:1 2 g 0.002 1 -- 0.002 0.006 0.004 0.003 0.001
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 2 g 0.029 1 -- 0.023 0.081 0.052 0.041 0.011
Lipids 20:1 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.170 -- -- 0.133 0.476 0.306 0.238 0.063
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 2 g 0.051 1 -- 0.040 0.143 0.092 0.071 0.019
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 2 g 0.119 1 -- 0.093 0.333 0.214 0.167 0.044
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 2 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1, 2 g 0.034 -- -- 0.027 0.095 0.061 0.048 0.013
Amino Acids Threonine 1, 2 g 0.096 -- -- 0.075 0.269 0.173 0.134 0.036
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1, 2 g 0.092 -- -- 0.072 0.258 0.166 0.129 0.034
Amino Acids Leucine 1, 2 g 0.147 -- -- 0.115 0.412 0.265 0.206 0.054
Amino Acids Lysine 1, 2 g 0.155 -- -- 0.121 0.434 0.279 0.217 0.057
Amino Acids Methionine 1, 2 g 0.043 -- -- 0.034 0.120 0.077 0.060 0.016
Amino Acids Cystine 1, 2 g 0.031 -- -- 0.024 0.087 0.056 0.043 0.011
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1, 2 g 0.116 -- -- 0.090 0.325 0.209 0.162 0.043
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1, 2 g 0.060 -- -- 0.047 0.168 0.108 0.084 0.022
Amino Acids Valine 1, 2 g 0.138 -- -- 0.108 0.386 0.248 0.193 0.051
Amino Acids Arginine 1, 2 g 0.200 -- -- 0.156 0.560 0.360 0.280 0.074
Amino Acids Histidine 1, 2 g 0.063 -- -- 0.049 0.176 0.113 0.088 0.023
Amino Acids Alanine 1, 2 g 0.114 -- -- 0.089 0.319 0.205 0.160 0.042
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1, 2 g 0.329 -- -- 0.257 0.921 0.592 0.461 0.122
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1, 2 g 0.549 -- -- 0.428 1.537 0.988 0.769 0.203
Amino Acids Glycine 1, 2 g 0.101 -- -- 0.079 0.283 0.182 0.141 0.037
Amino Acids Proline 1, 2 g 0.111 -- -- 0.087 0.311 0.200 0.155 0.041
Amino Acids Serine 1, 2 g 0.129 -- -- 0.101 0.361 0.232 0.181 0.048
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Anthocyanidins Cyanidin 7 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Petunidin 7 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Delphinidin 7 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Malvidin 7 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Pelargonidin 7 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Anthocyanidins Peonidin 7 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavanones Hesperetin 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavanones Naringenin 7 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 7 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 7 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 8, 9 mg 1.1 31 0.12 0.8 3.0 1.9 1.5 0.4
Flavonols Myricetin 7 mg 0.0 4 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 7, 8, 9 mg 1.3 35 0.16 1.0 3.7 2.4 1.9 0.5
Isoflavones Daidzein 11 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 11 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Glycitein 11 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 11 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 10 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 10 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 10 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 10 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 10 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1443 BROCCOLI
  • C0144 PLANT ABOVE SURFACE, EXCLUDING FRUIT AND SEED
  • E0151 SOLID
  • 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