United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  13318, Beef, variety meats and by-products, brain, raw
Food Group: Beef Products
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.87   Fat Factor:9.02   Protein Factor: 4.27   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 22%   Refuse Description:   Blood clots and membranes 22.45%
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 28.35 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
oz 28.35 g

oz 113 g
Proximates Water 1 g 21.63 1 -- 21.63 86.21
Proximates Energy kcal 41 -- -- 41 162
Proximates Energy kJ 170 -- -- 170 678
Proximates Protein 1 g 3.08 1 -- 3.08 12.27
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1 g 2.92 1 -- 2.92 11.64
Proximates Ash 1 g 0.43 1 -- 0.43 1.71
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 0.30 -- -- 0.30 1.19
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1 mg 12 1 -- 12 49
Minerals Iron, Fe 1 mg 0.72 1 -- 0.72 2.88
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1 mg 4 1 -- 4 15
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1 mg 103 1 -- 103 409
Minerals Potassium, K 1 mg 78 1 -- 78 310
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 36 1 -- 36 142
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1 mg 0.29 1 -- 0.29 1.15
Minerals Copper, Cu 1 mg 0.081 1 -- 0.081 0.324
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1 mg 0.007 1 -- 0.007 0.029
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 6.0 1 -- 6.0 24.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1 mg 3.0 1 -- 3.0 12.1
Vitamins Thiamin 1 mg 0.026 1 -- 0.026 0.104
Vitamins Riboflavin 1 mg 0.056 1 -- 0.056 0.225
Vitamins Niacin 1 mg 1.006 1 -- 1.006 4.011
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1 mg 0.570 1 -- 0.570 2.271
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.064 1 -- 0.064 0.255
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 1 2 -- 1 3
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 1 2 -- 1 3
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 1 -- -- 1 3
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 1 µg 2.70 1 -- 2.70 10.75
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 2 -- -- 2 8
Vitamins Retinol 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1 µg 25 1 -- 25 99
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 42 -- -- 42 166
Vitamins Lycopene 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 0.28 2 -- 0.28 1.12
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 0.01 2 -- 0.01 0.06
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 1 mg 0.00 2 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.652 -- -- 0.652 2.599
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.007 1 -- 0.007 0.029
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.261 1 -- 0.261 1.038
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.009 1 -- 0.009 0.035
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.361 1 -- 0.361 1.438
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.005 1 -- 0.005 0.019
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.010 1 -- 0.010 0.038
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.536 -- -- 0.536 2.136
Lipids 14:1 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:1 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.006 1 -- 0.006 0.024
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.467 1 -- 0.467 1.860
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.063 1 -- 0.063 0.251
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.450 -- -- 0.450 1.792
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.012 1 -- 0.012 0.046
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:2 n-6 c,c 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated 1 g 0.090 1 -- 0.090 0.360
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.106 -- -- 0.106 0.423
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.241 -- -- 0.241 0.962
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans 1 g 0.173 1 -- 0.173 0.689
Lipids Cholesterol 1 mg 853 1 -- 853 3401
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Variety Meats All Food Groups , 2003  Beltsville MD  
Langual Code(s)

  • A0150 MEAT OR MEAT PRODUCT (FROM MAMMAL) (US CFR)
  • A1283 1300 BEEF PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1161 CATTLE
  • C0199 BRAIN
  • 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
  • R0001 GEOGRAPHIC PLACE OR REGION NOT KNOWN