United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11445, Seaweed, kelp, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Laminaria spp.
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
tbsp (1/8 cup) 10 g
Proximates Water g 81.58 8 1.750 8.16
Proximates Energy kcal 43 -- -- 4
Proximates Energy kJ 180 -- -- 18
Proximates Protein g 1.68 3 0.180 0.17
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.56 2 -- 0.06
Proximates Ash g 6.61 9 0.620 0.66
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 9.57 -- -- 0.96
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.3 -- -- 0.1
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.60 -- -- 0.06
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 168 6 20.000 17
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 2.85 6 1.350 0.28
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 121 3 6.000 12
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 42 -- -- 4
Minerals Potassium, K mg 89 -- -- 9
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 233 3 149.000 23
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 1.23 5 0.170 0.12
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.130 8 0.028 0.013
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.200 5 0.000 0.020
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.7 -- -- 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 3.0 -- -- 0.3
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.050 2 -- 0.005
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.150 2 -- 0.015
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.470 2 -- 0.047
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.642 -- -- 0.064
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.002 -- -- 0.000
Vitamins Folate, total µg 180 -- -- 18
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 180 -- -- 18
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 180 -- -- 18
Vitamins Choline, total mg 12.8 -- -- 1.3
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 6 -- -- 1
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 70 -- -- 7
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 116 -- -- 12
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.87 -- -- 0.09
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 66.0 -- -- 6.6
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.247 -- -- 0.025
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.031 -- -- 0.003
Lipids 16:0 g 0.110 -- -- 0.011
Lipids 18:0 g 0.086 -- -- 0.009
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.098 -- -- 0.010
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.004 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.086 -- -- 0.009
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.047 -- -- 0.005
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.020 -- -- 0.002
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.004 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.004 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.012 -- -- 0.001
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.004 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.048 2 -- 0.005
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.055 2 -- 0.006
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.076 2 -- 0.008
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.083 2 -- 0.008
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.082 2 -- 0.008
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.025 1 -- 0.003
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.098 1 -- 0.010
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.043 2 -- 0.004
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.026 1 -- 0.003
Amino Acids Valine g 0.072 2 -- 0.007
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.065 1 -- 0.007
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.024 1 -- 0.002
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.122 1 -- 0.012
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.125 1 -- 0.013
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.268 1 -- 0.027
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.100 1 -- 0.010
Amino Acids Proline g 0.073 1 -- 0.007
Amino Acids Serine g 0.098 1 -- 0.010
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1744 KELP
  • C0150 WHOLE PLANT OR MOST PARTS USED
  • 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