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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02002, Spices, anise seed
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Scientific Name:  Pimpinella anisum
Carbohydrate Factor: 2.9   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp, whole 2.1 g

tbsp, whole 6.7 g
Proximates Water g 9.54 11 0.870 0.20 0.64
Proximates Energy kcal 337 -- -- 7 23
Proximates Energy kJ 1411 -- -- 30 95
Proximates Protein g 17.60 7 0.600 0.37 1.18
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 15.90 10 2.310 0.33 1.07
Proximates Ash g 6.95 13 0.550 0.15 0.47
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 50.02 -- -- 1.05 3.35
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 14.6 -- -- 0.3 1.0
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 646 5 38.000 14 43
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 36.96 5 10.180 0.78 2.48
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 170 1 -- 4 11
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 440 1 -- 9 29
Minerals Potassium, K mg 1441 5 61.000 30 97
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 16 6 4.000 0 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 5.30 1 -- 0.11 0.36
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.910 -- -- 0.019 0.061
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 2.300 -- -- 0.048 0.154
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 5.0 1 -- 0.1 0.3
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 21.0 -- -- 0.4 1.4
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.340 -- -- 0.007 0.023
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.290 -- -- 0.006 0.019
Vitamins Niacin mg 3.060 -- -- 0.064 0.205
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.797 -- -- 0.017 0.053
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.650 2 -- 0.014 0.044
Vitamins Folate, total µg 10 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 10 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 10 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 16 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 311 -- -- 7 21
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.586 -- -- 0.012 0.039
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 9.780 -- -- 0.205 0.655
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 9.780 1 -- 0.205 0.655
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 3.150 -- -- 0.066 0.211
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 3.150 1 -- 0.066 0.211
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
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

1S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167
Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1296 ANISE
  • C0167 FRUIT
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0117 HEAT DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION