United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11667, Seaweed, spirulina, dried
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 10 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 112 g

tablespoon 7 g
Proximates Water g 0.47 2 -- 5.24 0.33
Proximates Energy kcal 29 -- -- 325 20
Proximates Energy kJ 121 -- -- 1359 85
Proximates Protein g 5.75 2 -- 64.37 4.02
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.77 2 -- 8.65 0.54
Proximates Ash g 0.62 2 -- 6.98 0.44
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 2.39 -- -- 26.77 1.67
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.4 -- -- 4.0 0.3
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.31 -- -- 3.47 0.22
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 12 -- -- 134 8
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 2.85 2 -- 31.92 2.00
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 20 2 -- 218 14
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 12 -- -- 132 8
Minerals Potassium, K mg 136 -- -- 1527 95
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 105 -- -- 1174 73
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.20 -- -- 2.24 0.14
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.610 -- -- 6.832 0.427
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.190 -- -- 2.128 0.133
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.7 -- -- 8.1 0.5
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 1.0 -- -- 11.3 0.7
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.238 -- -- 2.666 0.167
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.367 -- -- 4.110 0.257
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.282 -- -- 14.358 0.897
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.348 -- -- 3.898 0.244
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.036 -- -- 0.408 0.025
Vitamins Folate, total µg 9 -- -- 105 7
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 9 -- -- 105 7
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 9 -- -- 105 7
Vitamins Choline, total mg 6.6 -- -- 73.9 4.6
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 3 -- -- 32 2
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 34 -- -- 383 24
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 57 -- -- 638 40
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.50 -- -- 5.60 0.35
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 2.6 -- -- 28.6 1.8
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.265 -- -- 2.968 0.185
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 0.007 -- -- 0.084 0.005
Lipids 16:0 g 0.250 -- -- 2.796 0.175
Lipids 18:0 g 0.008 -- -- 0.086 0.005
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.068 -- -- 0.756 0.047
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.033 -- -- 0.367 0.023
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.035 -- -- 0.389 0.024
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 0.208 -- -- 2.330 0.146
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.125 -- -- 1.404 0.088
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.082 -- -- 0.922 0.058
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
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.093 -- -- 1.040 0.065
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.297 -- -- 3.326 0.208
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.321 -- -- 3.594 0.225
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.495 -- -- 5.541 0.346
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.302 -- -- 3.388 0.212
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.115 -- -- 1.287 0.080
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.066 -- -- 0.741 0.046
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.278 -- -- 3.110 0.194
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.258 -- -- 2.894 0.181
Amino Acids Valine g 0.351 -- -- 3.933 0.246
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.415 -- -- 4.645 0.290
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.108 -- -- 1.215 0.076
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.452 -- -- 5.057 0.316
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.579 -- -- 6.488 0.406
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.839 -- -- 9.392 0.587
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.310 -- -- 3.471 0.217
Amino Acids Proline g 0.238 -- -- 2.668 0.167
Amino Acids Serine g 0.300 -- -- 3.358 0.210
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B2039 SPIRULINA
  • C0247 PART OF ALGAE OR FUNGUS
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0116 DEHYDRATED OR DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION