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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11165, Coriander (cilantro) leaves, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Common Name: Chinese parsley, raw, Cilantro, raw
Scientific Name:  Coriandrum sativum
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 15%   Refuse Description:   Roots, old and bruised leaves
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 4 g

sprigs 20 g
Proximates Water g 92.21 7 0.270 3.69 18.44
Proximates Energy kcal 23 -- -- 1 5
Proximates Energy kJ 95 -- -- 4 19
Proximates Protein g 2.13 3 0.220 0.09 0.43
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.52 3 0.040 0.02 0.10
Proximates Ash g 1.47 3 0.180 0.06 0.29
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.67 -- -- 0.15 0.73
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 2.8 2 -- 0.1 0.6
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.87 -- -- 0.03 0.17
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 67 2 -- 3 13
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.77 3 0.640 0.07 0.35
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 26 3 4.000 1 5
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 48 3 7.000 2 10
Minerals Potassium, K mg 521 3 43.000 21 104
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 46 3 10.000 2 9
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.50 2 -- 0.02 0.10
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.225 2 -- 0.009 0.045
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.426 2 -- 0.017 0.085
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.9 -- -- 0.0 0.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 27.0 3 12.900 1.1 5.4
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.067 3 0.023 0.003 0.013
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.162 3 0.033 0.006 0.032
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.114 3 0.195 0.045 0.223
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.570 2 -- 0.023 0.114
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.149 3 0.019 0.006 0.030
Vitamins Folate, total µg 62 2 -- 2 12
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 62 2 -- 2 12
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 62 -- -- 2 12
Vitamins Choline, total mg 12.8 -- -- 0.5 2.6
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 337 -- -- 13 67
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2, 3, 4 µg 3930 15 365.000 157 786
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 4 µg 36 3 27.000 1 7
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 4 µg 202 3 44.000 8 40
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 6748 -- -- 270 1350
Vitamins Lycopene 4 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 2, 4 µg 865 6 -- 35 173
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 2.50 -- -- 0.10 0.50
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 310.0 -- -- 12.4 62.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.014 -- -- 0.001 0.003
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 0.012 -- -- 0.000 0.002
Lipids 18:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.275 -- -- 0.011 0.055
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.002 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.273 -- -- 0.011 0.055
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 0.040 -- -- 0.002 0.008
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.040 -- -- 0.002 0.008
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
Lipids Phytosterols mg 5 1 -- 0 1
Lipids Stigmasterol mg 3 1 -- 0 1
Lipids Campesterol mg 0 1 -- 0 0
Lipids Beta-sitosterol mg 2 1 -- 0 0
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Flavanones Hesperetin 5 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavones Apigenin 5 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 5 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Isorhamnetin 5 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 5 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 5, 6 mg 52.9 4 23.14 2.1 10.6

Sources of Data

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Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1381 CORIANDER
  • C0200 LEAF
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • 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