United States Department of Agriculture
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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
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 195 g

small (2-1/4" dia) 76 g

medium (2-1/2" dia) 88 g

large (2-3/4" dia) 120 g

NLEA serving 109 g
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 g 85.17 15 0.760 166.08 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 0.010 1.58 0.62 0.71 0.97 0.88
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2 g 0.31 7 0.040 0.60 0.24 0.27 0.37 0.34
Proximates Ash 1, 2 g 0.38 9 0.020 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 0.200 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 0.660 11.80 4.60 5.32 7.26 6.59
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1, 3 g 2.13 8 0.080 4.15 1.62 1.87 2.56 2.32
Proximates Fructose 1, 3 g 2.40 8 0.230 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 0.000 72 28 33 44 40
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2 mg 0.15 9 0.010 0.29 0.11 0.13 0.18 0.16
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2 mg 12 9 0.000 23 9 11 14 13
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2 mg 20 9 0.000 39 15 18 24 22
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2 mg 166 9 2.000 324 126 146 199 181
Minerals Sodium, Na 1 mg 2 3 0.000 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 1.800 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 2.000 31 12 14 19 17
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 16 9 2.000 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 58.000 302 118 136 186 169
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 7 µg 101 8 86.000 197 77 89 121 110
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 7 µg 407 8 77.000 794 309 358 488 444
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 8 105.000 269 105 121 166 150
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 0.20 3 0.080 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 Tocotrienol, alpha 1 mg 0.05 3 0.030 0.10 0.04 0.04 0.06 0.05
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 1 mg 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 3 0.000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, 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 8, 9 mg 7.9 11 2.12 15.5 6.0 7.0 9.5 8.7
Flavanones Naringenin 8, 9 mg 10.0 11 1.47 19.5 7.6 8.8 12.0 10.9
Flavones Apigenin 10 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavones Luteolin 10 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Kaempferol 10 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Myricetin 10 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Flavonols Quercetin 10 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 11, 12 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 11, 12 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 11, 12 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 11, 12 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 11, 12 mg 0.0 2 -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

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2Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Nutrient Content of Tangerines , 1992    
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Langual Code(s)

  • A0143 FRUIT OR FRUIT PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1279 0900 FRUITS AND FRUIT JUICES (USDA SR)
  • B1429 MANDARIN ORANGE
  • C0229 FRUIT, PEEL REMOVED, CORE, PIT OR SEED REMOVED
  • 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