United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  02032, Spices, pepper, white
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Scientific Name:  Piper nigrum
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.78   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 1.83   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 5.35  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp, ground 2.4 g

tbsp, ground 7.1 g
Proximates Water g 11.42 132 0.170 0.27 0.81
Proximates Energy kcal 296 -- -- 7 21
Proximates Energy kJ 1238 -- -- 30 88
Proximates Protein g 10.40 78 0.120 0.25 0.74
Proximates Total lipid (fat) a g 2.12 75 0.150 0.05 0.15
Proximates Ash g 1.59 1023 0.020 0.04 0.11
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 68.61 -- -- 1.65 4.87
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 26.2 -- -- 0.6 1.9
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 265 12 30.000 6 19
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 14.31 8 2.920 0.34 1.02
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 90 12 12.000 2 6
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 176 11 12.000 4 12
Minerals Potassium, K mg 73 9 7.000 2 5
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 5 7 0.000 0 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 1.13 6 0.270 0.03 0.08
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.910 -- -- 0.022 0.065
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 4.300 -- -- 0.103 0.305
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 3.1 -- -- 0.1 0.2
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 21.0 -- -- 0.5 1.5
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.022 1 -- 0.001 0.002
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.126 1 -- 0.003 0.009
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.212 1 -- 0.005 0.015
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.100 2 -- 0.002 0.007
Vitamins Folate, total µg 10 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 10 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 10 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.626 -- -- 0.015 0.044
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.789 -- -- 0.019 0.056
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.616 -- -- 0.015 0.044
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 55 -- -- 1 4
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0

Sources of Data

1S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167

Footnotes
a  Total proximates do not equal 100% because piperine was subtracted from lipid value.
Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1141 PEPPER, WHITE
  • C0230 FRUIT, PEEL REMOVED, CORE, PIT OR SEED PRESENT
  • 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