United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Basic Report:  11024, Balsam-pear (bitter gourd), pods, raw
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g

cup (1/2" pieces) 93g

balsam-pear 124g
Proximates Water g 94.03 87.45 116.60
Proximates Energy kcal 17 16 21
Proximates Protein g 1.00 0.93 1.24
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.17 0.16 0.21
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 3.70 3.44 4.59
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 2.8 2.6 3.5
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 19 18 24
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.43 0.40 0.53
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 17 16 21
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 31 29 38
Minerals Potassium, K mg 296 275 367
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 5 5 6
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.80 0.74 0.99
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 84.0 78.1 104.2
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.040 0.037 0.050
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.040 0.037 0.050
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.400 0.372 0.496
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.043 0.040 0.053
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 72 67 89
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 24 22 30
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 471 438 584
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 0 0