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National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Basic Report:  02005, Spices, caraway seed
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

tsp 2.1 g

tbsp 6.7 g
Proximates Water g 9.87 0.21 0.66
Proximates Energy kcal 333 7 22
Proximates Energy kJ 1393 29 93
Proximates Protein g 19.77 0.42 1.32
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 14.59 0.31 0.98
Proximates Ash g 5.87 0.12 0.39
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 49.90 1.05 3.34
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 38.0 0.8 2.5
Proximates Sugars, total g 0.64 0.01 0.04
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 689 14 46
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 16.23 0.34 1.09
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 258 5 17
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 568 12 38
Minerals Potassium, K mg 1351 28 91
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 17 0 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 5.50 0.12 0.37
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.910 0.019 0.061
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 1.300 0.027 0.087
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 12.1 0.3 0.8
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 21.0 0.4 1.4
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.383 0.008 0.026
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.379 0.008 0.025
Vitamins Niacin mg 3.606 0.076 0.242
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.360 0.008 0.024
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 Choline, total mg 24.7 0.5 1.7
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 18 0 1
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 206 4 14
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 8 0 1
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 16 0 1
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 363 8 24
Vitamins Lycopene µg 20 0 1
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 454 10 30
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 2.50 0.05 0.17
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.0 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.620 0.013 0.042
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 0.010 0.000 0.001
Lipids 12:0 g 0.010 0.000 0.001
Lipids 14:0 g 0.040 0.001 0.003
Lipids 16:0 g 0.400 0.008 0.027
Lipids 18:0 g 0.110 0.002 0.007
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 7.125 0.150 0.477
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.090 0.002 0.006
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 7.035 0.148 0.471
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 3.272 0.069 0.219
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 3.122 0.066 0.209
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.150 0.003 0.010
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
Lipids Phytosterols mg 76 2 5
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.244 0.005 0.016
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.756 0.016 0.051
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.826 0.017 0.055
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.218 0.026 0.082
Amino Acids Lysine g 1.031 0.022 0.069
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.361 0.008 0.024
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.329 0.007 0.022
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.867 0.018 0.058
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.642 0.013 0.043
Amino Acids Valine g 1.037 0.022 0.069
Amino Acids Arginine g 1.252 0.026 0.084
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.550 0.012 0.037
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.914 0.019 0.061
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 2.084 0.044 0.140
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 3.169 0.067 0.212
Amino Acids Glycine g 1.322 0.028 0.089
Amino Acids Proline g 0.917 0.019 0.061
Amino Acids Serine g 0.946 0.020 0.063
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