United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02010, Spices, cinnamon, ground
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Common Name: Cassia
Scientific Name:  Cinnamomum aromaticum
Carbohydrate Factor: 2.85   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 1.82   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp 2.6 g

tbsp 7.8 g
Proximates Water 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 g 10.58 9 0.860 0.28 0.83
Proximates Energy kcal 247 -- -- 6 19
Proximates Energy kJ 1035 -- -- 27 81
Proximates Protein 1, 2, 3 g 3.99 5 0.070 0.10 0.31
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 3, 4, 5 g 1.24 6 0.370 0.03 0.10
Proximates Ash 1, 2, 3 g 3.60 5 0.180 0.09 0.28
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 80.59 -- -- 2.10 6.29
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 g 53.1 9 1.200 1.4 4.1
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 2.17 1 -- 0.06 0.17
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 0.02 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 1.04 1 -- 0.03 0.08
Proximates Fructose 1 g 1.11 1 -- 0.03 0.09
Proximates Lactose 1 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Maltose 1 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Proximates Galactose 1 g 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2, 3, 4 mg 1002 6 38.000 26 78
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2, 3 mg 8.32 5 0.780 0.22 0.65
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2, 3 mg 60 5 7.000 2 5
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2, 3, 4 mg 64 6 4.000 2 5
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2, 3, 4 mg 431 6 44.000 11 34
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2, 3, 4 mg 10 6 3.000 0 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2, 3, 4 mg 1.83 6 0.220 0.05 0.14
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2, 3 mg 0.339 5 0.021 0.009 0.026
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2, 3 mg 17.466 5 0.659 0.454 1.362
Minerals Selenium, Se 1, 8 µg 3.1 2 -- 0.1 0.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1, 2, 4 mg 3.8 3 2.900 0.1 0.3
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2, 3 mg 0.022 5 0.005 0.001 0.002
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2, 3 mg 0.041 5 0.016 0.001 0.003
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2, 3 mg 1.332 5 0.250 0.035 0.104
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2, 3 mg 0.358 5 0.164 0.009 0.028
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2, 3, 9 mg 0.158 9 0.063 0.004 0.012
Vitamins Folate, total 1, 2 µg 6 3 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 6 3 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 6 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 11.0 -- -- 0.3 0.9
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 3.9 1 -- 0.1 0.3
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 15 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1, 2, 3 µg 112 5 90.000 3 9
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 3 µg 1 3 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 3 µg 129 3 129.000 3 10
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 295 -- -- 8 23
Vitamins Lycopene 1, 3 µg 15 3 14.000 0 1
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1, 3 µg 222 3 197.000 6 17
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 2.32 1 -- 0.06 0.18
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, beta 1 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, gamma 1 mg 10.44 1 -- 0.27 0.81
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.26 1 -- 0.01 0.02
Vitamins Tocotrienol, alpha 1 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, beta 1 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, gamma 1 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocotrienol, delta 1 mg 0.00 1 -- 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) 1 µg 31.2 1 -- 0.8 2.4
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.345 -- -- 0.009 0.027
Lipids 4:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 1 g 0.003 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.006 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 13:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.009 1 -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.104 1 -- 0.003 0.008
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.136 1 -- 0.004 0.011
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.082 1 -- 0.002 0.006
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.246 -- -- 0.006 0.019
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 0.001 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.246 -- -- 0.006 0.019
Lipids 18:1 c 1 g 0.246 1 -- 0.006 0.019
Lipids 18:1 t 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:1 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 24:1 c 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.068 -- -- 0.002 0.005
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.044 1 -- 0.001 0.003
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.011 -- -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 1 g 0.011 1 -- 0.000 0.001
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 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans-monoenoic g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 26 -- -- 1 2
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.049 -- -- 0.001 0.004
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.136 -- -- 0.004 0.011
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 0.146 -- -- 0.004 0.011
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 0.253 -- -- 0.007 0.020
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 0.243 -- -- 0.006 0.019
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.078 -- -- 0.002 0.006
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.058 -- -- 0.002 0.005
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 0.146 -- -- 0.004 0.011
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.136 -- -- 0.004 0.011
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 0.224 -- -- 0.006 0.017
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 0.166 -- -- 0.004 0.013
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.117 -- -- 0.003 0.009
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 0.166 -- -- 0.004 0.013
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 0.438 -- -- 0.011 0.034
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 0.370 -- -- 0.010 0.029
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 0.195 -- -- 0.005 0.015
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 0.419 -- -- 0.011 0.033
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.195 -- -- 0.005 0.015
Amino Acids Hydroxyproline 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 10 mg 256.3 1 -- 6.7 20.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 10 mg 1252.2 1 -- 32.6 97.7
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 10 mg 2608.6 1 -- 67.8 203.5
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 10 mg 1458.3 1 -- 37.9 113.7
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 10 mg 2508.8 1 -- 65.2 195.7

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 6h , 2002  Beltsville MD  
2Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Analysis of low-fat and new food items , 1993  Beltsville MD  
3Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program, Wave 9p , 2005  Beltsville MD  
4McCormick & Company, Inc. Nutrient Analysis Reports for McCormick Spices and Herbs , 1993   MD  
5Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA University of Idaho Contract No. 53-3198-8-29 , 1989  Beltsville MD  
6Dawn Food Products Dawn Food Products, Fiber Analysis , 1990    
7Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Dietary Fiber and Sugars in Commonly Consumed Foods , 1994  Beltsville MD  
8A.L. Moxon, D.L. Palmquist Selenium content of foods grown or sold in Ohio , 1980 Ohio Report 65 1  
9S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167
10Gu, L., Kelm, M.A., Hammerstone, J.F., Beecher, G., Holden, J., Haytowitz, D., Gebhardt, S., and Prior, R.L. Concentrations of proanthocyanidins in common foods and estimations of normal consumption , 2004 J. Nutr. 134   pp.613-617
Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1472 CINNAMON
  • C0264 BARK
  • E0106 FINELY GROUND
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0141 NATURALLY DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION