United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Basic Report:  11011, Asparagus, raw
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

cup 134g

spear, small (5" long or less) 12g

spear, medium (5-1/4" to 7" long) 16g

spear, large (7-1/4" to 8-1/2") 20g

spear, extra large (8-3/4" to 10" long) 24g

spear tip (2" long or less) 3.5g
Proximates Water g 93.22 124.91 11.19 14.92 18.64 22.37 3.26
Proximates Energy kcal 20 27 2 3 4 5 1
Proximates Protein g 2.20 2.95 0.26 0.35 0.44 0.53 0.08
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.12 0.16 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.03 0.00
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.88 5.20 0.47 0.62 0.78 0.93 0.14
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 2.1 2.8 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.5 0.1
Proximates Sugars, total g 1.88 2.52 0.23 0.30 0.38 0.45 0.07
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 24 32 3 4 5 6 1
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 2.14 2.87 0.26 0.34 0.43 0.51 0.07
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 14 19 2 2 3 3 0
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 52 70 6 8 10 12 2
Minerals Potassium, K mg 202 271 24 32 40 48 7
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.54 0.72 0.06 0.09 0.11 0.13 0.02
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 5.6 7.5 0.7 0.9 1.1 1.3 0.2
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.143 0.192 0.017 0.023 0.029 0.034 0.005
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.141 0.189 0.017 0.023 0.028 0.034 0.005
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.978 1.311 0.117 0.156 0.196 0.235 0.034
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.091 0.122 0.011 0.015 0.018 0.022 0.003
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 52 70 6 8 10 12 2
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 38 51 5 6 8 9 1
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 756 1013 91 121 151 181 26
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 1.13 1.51 0.14 0.18 0.23 0.27 0.04
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 41.6 55.7 5.0 6.7 8.3 10.0 1.5
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.040 0.054 0.005 0.006 0.008 0.010 0.001
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.050 0.067 0.006 0.008 0.010 0.012 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Caffeine mg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0