United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02020, Spices, garlic powder
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Scientific Name:  Allium sativum
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.84   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.78   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp 3.1 g

tbsp 9.7 g
Proximates Water 1, 2 g 6.45 3 0.420 0.20 0.63
Proximates Energy kcal 331 -- -- 10 32
Proximates Energy kJ 1386 -- -- 43 134
Proximates Protein 1, 2 g 16.55 3 1.290 0.51 1.61
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2 g 0.73 3 0.030 0.02 0.07
Proximates Ash 1, 2 g 3.54 3 0.270 0.11 0.34
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 72.73 -- -- 2.25 7.05
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 2 g 9.0 3 1.000 0.3 0.9
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 2.43 1 -- 0.08 0.24
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 2.05 1 -- 0.06 0.20
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 0.07 1 -- 0.00 0.01
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.31 1 -- 0.01 0.03
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 mg 79 3 11.000 2 8
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2 mg 5.65 3 0.010 0.18 0.55
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2 mg 77 3 3.000 2 7
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2 mg 414 3 21.000 13 40
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2 mg 1193 3 120.000 37 116
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2 mg 60 3 25.000 2 6
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2 mg 2.99 3 0.360 0.09 0.29
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2 mg 0.533 3 0.073 0.017 0.052
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2 mg 0.979 3 0.075 0.030 0.095
Minerals Selenium, Se 1 µg 23.9 1 -- 0.7 2.3
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1, 3 mg 1.2 2 -- 0.0 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2 mg 0.435 3 0.055 0.013 0.042
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2 mg 0.141 3 0.005 0.004 0.014
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2 mg 0.796 3 0.043 0.025 0.077
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2 mg 0.743 3 0.002 0.023 0.072
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2, 4 mg 1.654 5 0.753 0.051 0.160
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 47 1 -- 1 5
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 47 1 -- 1 5
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 47 -- -- 1 5
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 67.5 -- -- 2.1 6.5
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 6.1 1 -- 0.2 0.6
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 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lycopene 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1 µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 0.67 1 -- 0.02 0.06
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 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.00 1 -- 0.00 0.00
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, 5 µg 0.4 2 -- 0.0 0.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.249 -- -- 0.008 0.024
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 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 13:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.015 1 -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids 15:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.101 1 -- 0.003 0.010
Lipids 17:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.105 1 -- 0.003 0.010
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.028 1 -- 0.001 0.003
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.115 -- -- 0.004 0.011
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 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 17:1 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.106 -- -- 0.003 0.010
Lipids 18:1 c 1 g 0.106 1 -- 0.003 0.010
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 0.009 1 -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.178 -- -- 0.006 0.017
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 0.143 1 -- 0.004 0.014
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 0.012 -- -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids 18:3 n-3 c,c,c (ALA) 1 g 0.012 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 0.022 1 -- 0.001 0.002
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 8 -- -- 0 1
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.121 -- -- 0.004 0.012
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.374 -- -- 0.012 0.036
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 0.414 -- -- 0.013 0.040
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 0.728 -- -- 0.023 0.071
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 0.768 -- -- 0.024 0.074
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.111 -- -- 0.003 0.011
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.253 -- -- 0.008 0.025
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 0.525 -- -- 0.016 0.051
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.445 -- -- 0.014 0.043
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 0.667 -- -- 0.021 0.065
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 3.365 -- -- 0.104 0.326
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.263 -- -- 0.008 0.026
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 0.485 -- -- 0.015 0.047
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 1.890 -- -- 0.059 0.183
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 3.658 -- -- 0.113 0.355
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 0.525 -- -- 0.016 0.051
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 1.354 -- -- 0.042 0.131
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.505 -- -- 0.016 0.049
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 6 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 6 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 6 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 6 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 6 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program Wave 6h , 2002  Beltsville MD  
2Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA National Food and Nutrient Analysis Program, Wave 9p , 2005  Beltsville MD  
3McCormick & Company, Inc. Nutrient Analysis Reports for McCormick Spices and Herbs , 1993   MD  
4S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167
5G. Ferland, D. MacDonald, J.A. Sadowski Development of a diet low in vitamin K (phylloquinone) , 1992 J. American Dietetic Assoc 92 5   pp.593-597
6Gu, L., Kelm, M.A., Hammerstone, J.F., Beecher, G., Holden, J., Haytowitz, D., Gebhardt, S., and Prior, R.L. Screening foods containing proanthocyanidins and their structural characterization using LC-MS/MS and thiolytic degradation , 2003 J. Agric. Food Chem. 51   pp.7513-7521
Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1233 GARLIC
  • C0240 ROOT, TUBER OR BULB, WITHOUT PEEL
  • E0106 FINELY GROUND
  • 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