United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11122, Cardoon, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Cynara cardunculus
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 51%   Refuse Description:   Tough stems and leaves
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, shredded 178g
Proximates Water g 94.00 1 -- 167.32
Proximates Energy kcal 17 -- -- 30
Proximates Energy kJ 71 -- -- 126
Proximates Protein g 0.70 1 -- 1.25
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.10 1 -- 0.18
Proximates Ash g 1.13 -- -- 2.01
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 4.07 -- -- 7.24
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 1.6 -- -- 2.8
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 70 1 -- 125
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.70 1 -- 1.25
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 42 1 -- 75
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 23 1 -- 41
Minerals Potassium, K mg 400 1 -- 712
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 170 1 -- 303
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.17 -- -- 0.30
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.231 -- -- 0.411
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.256 -- -- 0.456
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.2 -- -- 0.4
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 2.0 1 -- 3.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.020 1 -- 0.036
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.030 1 -- 0.053
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.300 1 -- 0.534
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.338 -- -- 0.602
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.116 -- -- 0.206
Vitamins Folate, total µg 68 -- -- 121
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 68 -- -- 121
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 68 -- -- 121
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.011 -- -- 0.020
Lipids 16:0 g 0.009 -- -- 0.016
Lipids 18:0 g 0.002 -- -- 0.004
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.018 -- -- 0.032
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.018 -- -- 0.032
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.041 -- -- 0.073
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.041 -- -- 0.073
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0