United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  09218, Tangerines, (mandarin oranges), raw
Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juices
Scientific Name:  Citrus reticulata
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.6   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 26%   Refuse Description:   Peel and seeds
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, sections 195g

small (2-1/4" dia) 76g

medium (2-1/2" dia) 88g

large (2-3/4" dia) 120g

NLEA serving 109g
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 g 85.17 15 0.761 166.08 64.73 74.95 102.20 92.84
Proximates Energy kcal 53 -- -- 103 40 47 64 58
Proximates Energy kJ 223 -- -- 435 169 196 268 243
Proximates Protein 1, 2 g 0.81 9 0.012 1.58 0.62 0.71 0.97 0.88
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2 g 0.31 7 0.041 0.60 0.24 0.27 0.37 0.34
Proximates Ash 1, 2 g 0.38 9 0.026 0.74 0.29 0.33 0.46 0.41
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 13.34 -- -- 26.01 10.14 11.74 16.01 14.54
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 4, 5, 6 g 1.8 9 0.205 3.5 1.4 1.6 2.2 2.0
Proximates Sugars, total 1, 3 g 10.58 8 0.980 20.63 8.04 9.31 12.70 11.53
Proximates Sucrose 1, 3 g 6.05 8 0.664 11.80 4.60 5.32 7.26 6.59
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1, 3 g 2.13 8 0.085 4.15 1.62 1.87 2.56 2.32
Proximates Fructose 1, 3 g 2.40 8 0.233 4.68 1.82 2.11 2.88 2.62
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Galactose 1 g 0.00 5 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proximates Starch 1 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2 mg 37 9 0.752 72 28 33 44 40
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2 mg 0.15 9 0.011 0.29 0.11 0.13 0.18 0.16
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2 mg 12 9 0.068 23 9 11 14 13
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2 mg 20 9 0.105 39 15 18 24 22
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2 mg 166 9 2.145 324 126 146 199 181
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 2 3 0.908 4 2 2 2 2
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2 mg 0.07 9 0.001 0.14 0.05 0.06 0.08 0.08
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2 mg 0.042 9 0.001 0.082 0.032 0.037 0.050 0.046
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2 mg 0.039 9 0.004 0.076 0.030 0.034 0.047 0.043
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 0.1 2 -- 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1, 2 mg 26.7 9 1.868 52.1 20.3 23.5 32.0 29.1
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2 mg 0.058 9 0.008 0.113 0.044 0.051 0.070 0.063
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2 mg 0.036 9 0.003 0.070 0.027 0.032 0.043 0.039
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2 mg 0.376 9 0.011 0.733 0.286 0.331 0.451 0.410
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2 mg 0.216 9 0.009 0.421 0.164 0.190 0.259 0.235
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2 mg 0.078 9 0.003 0.152 0.059 0.069 0.094 0.085
Vitamins Folate, total 1, 2 µg 16 9 2.360 31 12 14 19 17
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 16 9 2.360 31 12 14 19 17
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 16 -- -- 31 12 14 19 17
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 10.2 -- -- 19.9 7.8 9.0 12.2 11.1
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 0.1 1 -- 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE 2, 7 µg 34 -- -- 66 26 30 41 37
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2, 7 µg 155 12 58.677 302 118 136 186 169
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 7 µg 101 8 86.390 197 77 89 121 110
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 7 µg 407 8 77.610 794 309 358 488 444
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU 2, 7 IU 681 -- -- 1328 518 599 817 742
Vitamins Lycopene 1, 7 µg 0 8 0.000 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1, 7 µg 138 8 105.174 269 105 121 166 150
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 0.20 3 0.083 0.39 0.15 0.18 0.24 0.22
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 1 µg 0.0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.039 -- -- 0.076 0.030 0.034 0.047 0.043
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.002 -- -- 0.004 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.002
Lipids 16:0 g 0.035 -- -- 0.068 0.027 0.031 0.042 0.038
Lipids 18:0 g 0.002 -- -- 0.004 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.060 -- -- 0.117 0.046 0.053 0.072 0.065
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.007 -- -- 0.014 0.005 0.006 0.008 0.008
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.053 -- -- 0.103 0.040 0.047 0.064 0.058
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.065 -- -- 0.127 0.049 0.057 0.078 0.071
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.048 -- -- 0.094 0.036 0.042 0.058 0.052
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.018 -- -- 0.035 0.014 0.016 0.022 0.020
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.004 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.002
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.016 -- -- 0.031 0.012 0.014 0.019 0.017
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 0.017 -- -- 0.033 0.013 0.015 0.020 0.019
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 0.028 -- -- 0.055 0.021 0.025 0.034 0.031
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 0.032 -- -- 0.062 0.024 0.028 0.038 0.035
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.004 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.002
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.002 -- -- 0.004 0.002 0.002 0.002 0.002
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 0.018 -- -- 0.035 0.014 0.016 0.022 0.020
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.015 -- -- 0.029 0.011 0.013 0.018 0.016
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 0.021 -- -- 0.041 0.016 0.018 0.025 0.023
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 0.068 -- -- 0.133 0.052 0.060 0.082 0.074
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.011 -- -- 0.021 0.008 0.010 0.013 0.012
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 0.028 -- -- 0.055 0.021 0.025 0.034 0.031
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 0.129 -- -- 0.252 0.098 0.114 0.155 0.141
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 0.061 -- -- 0.119 0.046 0.054 0.073 0.066
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 0.019 -- -- 0.037 0.014 0.017 0.023 0.021
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 0.074 -- -- 0.144 0.056 0.065 0.089 0.081
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.033 -- -- 0.064 0.025 0.029 0.040 0.036
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Flavanones Hesperetin 10, 11 mg 7.9 11 2.12 15.5 6.0 7.0 9.5 8.7
Flavanones Naringenin 10, 11 mg 10.0 11 1.47 19.5 7.6 8.8 12.0 10.9
Flavones Apigenin 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Myricetin 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 12 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Isoflavones Daidzein 13 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Genistein 13 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 13 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 8, 9 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 8, 9 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 8, 9 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 8, 9 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 8, 9 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

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