United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02024, Spices, mustard seed, ground
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Scientific Name:  Sinapis alba and Brassica juncea
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.4  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp 2 g

tbsp 6.3 g
Proximates Water 1, 2 g 5.27 3 0.230 0.11 0.33
Proximates Energy kcal 508 -- -- 10 32
Proximates Energy kJ 2126 -- -- 43 134
Proximates Protein 1, 2, 3 g 26.08 4 0.320 0.52 1.64
Proximates Total lipid (fat) 1, 2, 3 g 36.24 4 1.350 0.72 2.28
Proximates Ash 1, 2, 3 g 4.33 4 0.250 0.09 0.27
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 28.09 -- -- 0.56 1.77
Proximates Fiber, total dietary 1, 2, 3 g 12.2 4 5.400 0.2 0.8
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 6.79 1 -- 0.14 0.43
Proximates Sucrose 1 g 3.69 1 -- 0.07 0.23
Proximates Glucose (dextrose) 1 g 2.88 1 -- 0.06 0.18
Proximates Fructose 1 g 0.02 1 -- 0.00 0.00
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 0.20 1 -- 0.00 0.01
Minerals Calcium, Ca 1, 2, 3 mg 266 4 40.000 5 17
Minerals Iron, Fe 1, 2, 3 mg 9.21 4 0.690 0.18 0.58
Minerals Magnesium, Mg 1, 2, 3 mg 370 4 1.000 7 23
Minerals Phosphorus, P 1, 2, 3 mg 828 4 27.000 17 52
Minerals Potassium, K 1, 2, 3 mg 738 4 5.000 15 46
Minerals Sodium, Na 1, 2, 3 mg 13 4 7.000 0 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn 1, 2, 3 mg 6.08 4 1.110 0.12 0.38
Minerals Copper, Cu 1, 2, 3 mg 0.645 4 0.129 0.013 0.041
Minerals Manganese, Mn 1, 2, 3 mg 2.448 4 0.378 0.049 0.154
Minerals Selenium, Se 1, 4 µg 208.1 3 74.500 4.2 13.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid 1, 3 mg 7.1 2 -- 0.1 0.4
Vitamins Thiamin 1, 2, 3 mg 0.805 4 0.278 0.016 0.051
Vitamins Riboflavin 1, 2, 3 mg 0.261 4 0.076 0.005 0.016
Vitamins Niacin 1, 2 mg 4.733 3 0.813 0.095 0.298
Vitamins Pantothenic acid 1, 2 mg 0.810 3 0.007 0.016 0.051
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1, 2, 5 mg 0.397 5 0.125 0.008 0.025
Vitamins Folate, total 1 µg 162 1 -- 3 10
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 162 1 -- 3 10
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 162 -- -- 3 10
Vitamins Choline, total 1 mg 122.7 -- -- 2.5 7.7
Vitamins Betaine 1 mg 1.9 1 -- 0.0 0.1
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 2 µg 2 2 -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 2 µg 18 2 -- 0 1
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1, 2 µg 0 3 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1, 2 µg 0 3 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU 2 IU 31 2 -- 1 2
Vitamins Lycopene 1, 2 µg 0 3 0.000 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin 1, 2 µg 568 3 117.000 11 36
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 1 mg 5.07 1 -- 0.10 0.32
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 19.82 1 -- 0.40 1.25
Vitamins Tocopherol, delta 1 mg 0.81 1 -- 0.02 0.05
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 0.07 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 5.4 1 -- 0.1 0.3
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 1.989 -- -- 0.040 0.125
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 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:0 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 1 g 0.977 1 -- 0.020 0.062
Lipids 17:0 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:0 1 g 0.458 1 -- 0.009 0.029
Lipids 20:0 1 g 0.275 1 -- 0.006 0.017
Lipids 22:0 1 g 0.175 1 -- 0.003 0.011
Lipids 24:0 1 g 0.105 1 -- 0.002 0.007
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 22.518 -- -- 0.450 1.419
Lipids 14:1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 15:1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated 1 g 0.062 1 -- 0.001 0.004
Lipids 17:1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated 1 g 8.463 1 -- 0.169 0.533
Lipids 18:1 t 1 g 0.000 1 -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:1 1 g 3.994 1 -- 0.080 0.252
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated 1 g 9.355 1 -- 0.187 0.589
Lipids 24:1 c 1 g 0.644 1 -- 0.013 0.041
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 10.088 -- -- 0.202 0.636
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated 1 g 5.921 1 -- 0.118 0.373
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated 1 g 3.792 1 -- 0.076 0.239
Lipids 18:3 n-6 c,c,c 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 0.250 1 -- 0.005 0.016
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) 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) 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 118 -- -- 2 7
Amino Acids Tryptophan 1 g 0.256 -- -- 0.005 0.016
Amino Acids Threonine 1 g 0.838 -- -- 0.017 0.053
Amino Acids Isoleucine 1 g 1.183 -- -- 0.024 0.075
Amino Acids Leucine 1 g 2.080 -- -- 0.042 0.131
Amino Acids Lysine 1 g 1.844 -- -- 0.037 0.116
Amino Acids Methionine 1 g 0.483 -- -- 0.010 0.030
Amino Acids Cystine 1 g 0.680 -- -- 0.014 0.043
Amino Acids Phenylalanine 1 g 1.173 -- -- 0.023 0.074
Amino Acids Tyrosine 1 g 0.809 -- -- 0.016 0.051
Amino Acids Valine 1 g 1.509 -- -- 0.030 0.095
Amino Acids Arginine 1 g 1.933 -- -- 0.039 0.122
Amino Acids Histidine 1 g 0.878 -- -- 0.018 0.055
Amino Acids Alanine 1 g 1.173 -- -- 0.023 0.074
Amino Acids Aspartic acid 1 g 2.435 -- -- 0.049 0.153
Amino Acids Glutamic acid 1 g 5.265 -- -- 0.105 0.332
Amino Acids Glycine 1 g 1.587 -- -- 0.032 0.100
Amino Acids Proline 1 g 2.810 -- -- 0.056 0.177
Amino Acids Serine 1 g 0.759 -- -- 0.015 0.048
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  
4A.L. Moxon, D.L. Palmquist Selenium content of foods grown or sold in Ohio , 1980 Ohio Report 65 1  
5S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167
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)
  • B2069 MUSTARD
  • C0132 SEED, SKIN REMOVED, GERM PRESENT
  • 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