United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11709, Asparagus, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, with 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 180 g

package (10 oz) yields 293 g

spears 60 g
Proximates Water g 94.10 1 -- 169.38 275.71 56.46
Proximates Energy kcal 18 -- -- 32 53 11
Proximates Energy kJ 74 -- -- 133 217 44
Proximates Protein g 2.95 4 0.100 5.31 8.64 1.77
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.42 4 0.070 0.76 1.23 0.25
Proximates Ash g 0.61 4 0.040 1.10 1.79 0.37
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 1.92 -- -- 3.46 5.63 1.15
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.6 -- -- 2.9 4.7 1.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.32 -- -- 0.58 0.94 0.19
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 18 38 0.000 32 53 11
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 0.56 38 0.030 1.01 1.64 0.34
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 10 38 0.000 18 29 6
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 49 38 1.000 88 144 29
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 172 38 7.000 310 504 103
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 240 -- -- 432 703 144
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 0.41 38 0.010 0.74 1.20 0.25
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 0.105 38 0.004 0.189 0.308 0.063
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 0.140 38 0.006 0.252 0.410 0.084
Minerals Selenium, Se 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 µg 3.9 38 0.700 7.0 11.4 2.3
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 24.4 -- -- 43.9 71.5 14.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.065 3 0.025 0.117 0.190 0.039
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.103 3 0.018 0.185 0.302 0.062
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.038 -- -- 1.868 3.041 0.623
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.158 -- -- 0.284 0.463 0.095
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.020 3 0.005 0.036 0.059 0.012
Vitamins Folate, total µg 135 6 25.000 243 396 81
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 135 6 25.000 243 396 81
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 135 -- -- 243 396 81
Vitamins Choline, total mg 20.9 -- -- 37.6 61.2 12.5
Vitamins Betaine mg 0.7 -- -- 1.3 2.1 0.4
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 40 -- -- 72 117 24
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 483 -- -- 869 1415 290
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 806 -- -- 1451 2362 484
Vitamins Lycopene µg 24 -- -- 43 70 14
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 618 -- -- 1112 1811 371
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 1.20 1 -- 2.16 3.52 0.72
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta mg 0.02 1 -- 0.04 0.06 0.01
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma mg 0.17 1 -- 0.31 0.50 0.10
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha mg 0.02 1 -- 0.04 0.06 0.01
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 80.0 1 -- 144.0 234.4 48.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.096 -- -- 0.173 0.281 0.058
Lipids 12:0 g 0.001 -- -- 0.002 0.003 0.001
Lipids 14:0 g 0.003 -- -- 0.005 0.009 0.002
Lipids 16:0 g 0.086 -- -- 0.155 0.252 0.052
Lipids 18:0 g 0.006 -- -- 0.011 0.018 0.004
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.013 -- -- 0.023 0.038 0.008
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.002 -- -- 0.004 0.006 0.001
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.011 -- -- 0.020 0.032 0.007
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.185 -- -- 0.333 0.542 0.111
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.175 -- -- 0.315 0.513 0.105
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.010 -- -- 0.018 0.029 0.006
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.029 -- -- 0.052 0.085 0.017
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.082 -- -- 0.148 0.240 0.049
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.109 -- -- 0.196 0.319 0.065
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.128 -- -- 0.230 0.375 0.077
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.140 -- -- 0.252 0.410 0.084
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.028 -- -- 0.050 0.082 0.017
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.035 -- -- 0.063 0.103 0.021
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.070 -- -- 0.126 0.205 0.042
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.047 -- -- 0.085 0.138 0.028
Amino Acids Valine g 0.114 -- -- 0.205 0.334 0.068
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.138 -- -- 0.248 0.404 0.083
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.046 -- -- 0.083 0.135 0.028
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.139 -- -- 0.250 0.407 0.083
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.342 -- -- 0.616 1.002 0.205
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.483 -- -- 0.869 1.415 0.290
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.096 -- -- 0.173 0.281 0.058
Amino Acids Proline g 0.157 -- -- 0.283 0.460 0.094
Amino Acids Serine g 0.112 -- -- 0.202 0.328 0.067
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0

Sources of Data

1Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1995    
2Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1996    
3Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1997    
4Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1991    
5Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1992    
6Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1993    
7Food and Drug Administration (FDA), DHHS FDA Total Diet Study , 1994    
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1415 ASPARAGUS
  • C0186 SPEAR OR SHOOT
  • E0151 SOLID
  • F0014 FULLY HEAT-TREATED
  • G0015 BOILED AND DRAINED
  • H0241 PREVIOUSLY FROZEN
  • H0367 SALT ADDED
  • 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