United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Basic Report:  11003, Amaranth leaves, raw
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

cup 28g

leaf 14g
Proximates Water g 91.69 25.67 12.84
Proximates Energy kcal 23 6 3
Proximates Protein g 2.46 0.69 0.34
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.33 0.09 0.05
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 4.02 1.13 0.56
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 215 60 30
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 2.32 0.65 0.32
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 55 15 8
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 50 14 7
Minerals Potassium, K mg 611 171 86
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 20 6 3
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.90 0.25 0.13
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 43.3 12.1 6.1
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.027 0.008 0.004
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.158 0.044 0.022
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.658 0.184 0.092
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.192 0.054 0.027
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 85 24 12
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 146 41 20
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 2917 817 408
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 1140.0 319.2 159.6
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.091 0.025 0.013
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.076 0.021 0.011
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.147 0.041 0.021
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 0 0