United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Statistics Report:  12142, Nuts, pecans a  b 
heading Nutrient Unit Value (100g) Data Points Std. Error Min Max df LB UB # Studies Source NDB Ref Last Modified
Proximates Water 1 g 3.52 3 0.110 3.31 3.7 2.0 3.03 4.01 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Energy kcal 691 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2006
Proximates Energy kJ 2889 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2006
Proximates Protein 1 g 9.17 3 0.080 9 9.3 2.0 8.78 9.54 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 71.97 3 0.120 71.8 72.2 2.0 71.45 72.48 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Ash 1 g 1.49 3 0.050 1.38 1.56 2.0 1.25 1.72 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 13.86 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2006
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1 g 9.6 3 0.400 8.8 10 2.0 7.8 11.3 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Sugars, total g 3.97 3 0.150 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/1999
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 3.90 3 0.150 3.7 4.2 2.0 3.24 4.55 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.04 3 0.000 0.04 0.04 2.0 0.03 0.03 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.04 3 0.000 0.04 0.04 2.0 0.03 0.03 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Proximates Starch 1 g 0.46 3 0.040 0.37 0.54 2.0 0.24 0.67 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 70 3 4.000 65 80 2.0 49.0 90.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 2.53 3 0.260 2.1 3 2.0 1.41 3.65 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 121 3 4.000 113 127 2.0 103.0 138.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 277 3 17.000 250 310 2.0 200.0 352.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 410 3 17.000 387 444 2.0 336.0 484.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 0 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 4.53 3 0.130 4.4 4.8 2.0 3.96 5.1 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 1.200 3 0.058 1.1 1.3 2.0 0.952 1.448 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 4.500 3 1.050 3.4 6.6 2.0 -0.019 9.019 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Minerals Selenium, Se 1, 3, 4 µg 3.8 9 0.100 1.3 8.5 1.0 2.3 5.2 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Minerals Fluoride, F 2 µg 10.0 9 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 02/01/2006
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 1.1 3 0.400 0.7 2 2.0 -0.7 2.9 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.660 3 0.021 0.63 0.7 2.0 0.57 0.75 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.130 3 0.030 0.1 0.19 2.0 0.001 0.259 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 1.167 3 0.033 1.1 1.2 2.0 1.023 1.31 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.863 3 0.078 0.73 1 2.0 0.528 1.199 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.210 3 0.021 0.17 0.24 2.0 0.12 0.3 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 22 3 3.000 14 27 2.0 5.0 38.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Folate, food µg 22 3 3.000 14 27 2.0 5.0 38.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 22 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 06/01/2006
Vitamins Choline, total 3, 4 mg 40.5 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Vitamins Betaine 3, 4 mg 0.7 5 0.074 0.5 0.9 3.0 0.4 0.9 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/1984
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 3 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 06/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 3, 4 µg 29 9 1.000 6 46 1.0 15.0 43.0 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 3, 4 µg 0 9 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 3 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 3, 4 µg 9 8 1.000 0 14 3.0 3.0 14.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 56 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Vitamins Lycopene 3, 4 µg 0 8 0.000 0 0 -- -- -- 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 3, 4 µg 17 8 1.000 10 23 6.0 13.0 21.0 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 1.40 9 0.070 0.99 1.74 8.0 1.22 1.57 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/2004
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.39 9 0.110 0.14 1.23 8.0 0.13 0.65 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 24.44 9 1.490 18.26 30.89 8.0 20.98 27.89 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.47 9 0.080 0.19 0.9 8.0 0.27 0.66 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 03/01/2009
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 3, 4 µg 3.5 8 0.400 2 6.3 5.0 2.4 4.5 2 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 09/01/2002
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 6.180 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2006
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 02/01/1995
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 13:0 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 16:0 1 g 4.366 3 0.213 3.99 4.73 2.0 3.45 5.281 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 18:0 1 g 1.745 3 0.022 1.72 1.79 2.0 1.649 1.841 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.069 3 0.000 0.07 0.07 2.0 0.069 0.07 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 40.801 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2006
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 40.594 3 2.143 37.02 44.43 2.0 31.374 49.814 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.207 3 0.000 0.21 0.21 2.0 0.206 0.209 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 24:1 c 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 21.614 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Calculated or imputed -- 03/01/2006
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 20.628 3 1.806 17.48 23.73 2.0 12.857 28.398 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.986 3 0.044 0.9 1.03 2.0 0.796 1.177 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2011
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 1 g 0.000 3 0.000 0 0 2.0 -- -- 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 09/01/1984
Lipids Stigmasterol 3 mg 3 3 0.000 2 3 2.0 1.0 3.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 01/01/2001
Lipids Campesterol 3 mg 6 3 0.000 5 7 2.0 3.0 8.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2011
Lipids Beta-sitosterol 3 mg 117 3 0.000 117 117 2.0 116.0 118.0 1 Analytical or derived from analytical -- 05/01/2011
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.093 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.306 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 0.336 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 0.598 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 0.287 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.183 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.152 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 0.426 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.215 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 0.411 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 1.177 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.262 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 0.397 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 0.929 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 1.829 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 0.453 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 0.363 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.474 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Analytical or derived from analytical -- 03/01/2006
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 04/01/1985
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 06/01/1999
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- Assumed zero -- 06/01/1999
Anthocyanidins Cyanidin 5 mg 10.7 7 1.5 6.21 17.4 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Petunidin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Delphinidin 5 mg 7.3 7 0.92 3.99 9.9 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Malvidin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Pelargonidin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Anthocyanidins Peonidin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Catechin 5 mg 7.2 7 0.51 4.89 9.17 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 5 mg 5.6 7 1.47 0 13.2 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 5 mg 0.8 7 0.08 0.48 1.17 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epicatechin 3-gallate 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (-)-Epigallocatechin 3-gallate 5 mg 2.3 7 0.46 0 3.46 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavan-3-ols (+)-Gallocatechin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavanones Hesperetin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavanones Naringenin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavones Apigenin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavones Luteolin 5 mg 0.0 3 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavonols Myricetin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Flavonols Quercetin 5 mg 0.0 7 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Daidzein 7 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Genistein 7 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Glycitein 7 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 7 mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.00 1 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 6 mg 42.1 8 5.42 33.74 49.46 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 6 mg 26.0 8 1.98 22.82 28.77 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 6 mg 101.4 8 10.45 87.44 119.79 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 6 mg 84.2 8 12.9 65 99.54 -- -- -- -- -- --
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 6 mg 223.0 8 59.05 140.58 297.31 -- -- -- -- -- --

Sources of Data

1Pecan Shellers Association Nutrient Content of Pecans , 1999    
2Robert Ophaug Fluoride, Unpublished - Ophaug ,  Microdiffision   
3Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5n , 2001  Beltsville MD  
4Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 5c , 2001  Beltsville MD  
5Harnly, J. M., Doherty, R., Beecher, G. R., Holden, J. M., Haytowitz, D. B., and Bhagwat, S., and Gebhardt S.  Flavonoid content of U.S. fruits, vegetables, and nuts , 2006 J. Agric. Food Chem. 54   pp.9966-9977
6Gu, L., Kelm, M.A., Hammerstone, J.F., Beecher, G., Holden, J., Haytowitz, D., Gebhardt, S., and Prior, R.L. Concentrations of proanthocyanidins in common foods and estimations of normal consumption , 2004 J. Nutr. 134   pp.613-617
7Thompson, L. U., Boucher, B. A., Liu, Z., Cotterchio, M., and Kreiger, N.  Phytoestrogen content of foods consumed in Canada, including isoflavones, lignans, and coumestan. , 2006 Nutr. Cancer 54   pp.184-201

Footnotes
a  Unroasted
b  Other phytosterols = 32.8 mg/100g; these include delta 5-avenasterol (14.3), campestanol (2.8), brassicasterol (0.5), and other minor phytosterols (15.1 mg).